Tuesday, May 21, 2024
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Pacific Championships alternative ahead of its time

As the International Rugby League (IRL) ponders whether to tweak the Pacific Championships in 2024, it’s interesting to note that another option focused on fostering rugby league’s growth in the Pacific Islands was first put to the international governing...
Tonga v Samoa Crowd

Test Flip-Flopping Makes a Joke of Rugby League

Here we go again. As the international calendar continues to pick up steam, yet another player has made the contentious decision to swap allegiances after having already played for two other countries during his career. And what’s more, the jelly...
Tonga v Samoa Crowd

2023 Rugby League Pacific Championships Set to Kick Off

The brand-new Pacific Championships are set to move into top gear this weekend as part of the International Rugby League’s (IRL) new-look international calendar. The Pacific Championships will involve men’s and women’s teams from Australia, New Zealand, Tonga, Fiji, Samoa,...
Rugby League World Cup

Details Confirmed for World Series, World Cups

Key Points • Structure confirmed for 2025 World Series to determine final two men’s berths for RLWC2026. • Deadline to award hosting rights for RLWC2026 extended at request of bidding nations. • A stand-alone Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup to take place...
USA Rugby League

Rugby League Las Vegas 2024

The National Rugby League (NRL) has today released tickets and travel packages for the Round One 2024 NRL Telstra Premiership matches in Las Vegas. Tickets are now on sale for the double-header at Allegiant Stadium for competing Club members. Tickets...
2008 RLWC Semi Final Australia and Fiji during national anthems

Fiji Bati all set for 2023 Pacific Championships

Photo: 2008 RLWC Semi Final Australia and Fiji during national anthems The newly established Pacific Championships are set to get underway in October as part of the International Rugby League’s (IRL) new international calendar. The decision by France earlier this year...
Pacific Test

Australia, New Zealand, PNG to host 2023 Pacific Championships

Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea will host matches in new Pacific Championships featuring men's and women's teams from seven nations at the end of the season. Kicking off with the Kangaroos hosting Toa Samoa and the Jillaroos playing...
Kaiviti Silktails

Melanesian Bowl Match Back on The Pacific Rugby League Calendar

The Kaiviti Silktails from NSWRL’s Leagues Clubs Australia Ron Massey Cup will face the PNG Hunters from the QRL’s Hostplus Cup in Fiji next week (Saturday 4 March) in a match to honour both cultures – the Melanesian Bowl. It’s...
Rugby League World Cup

New Zealand just get over Fiji in the game of the tournament

New Zealand will meet Australia in the World Cup semi-finals after surviving an almighty scare against Fiji in Hull.The Bati pushed the Kiwis all the way in arguably the match of the tournament before ultimately being edged 24-18 in...
Fiji Bati

New Zealand vs Fiji RLWC2021 quarter-finals preview and line-up

New Zealand will have revenge on their minds from five years ago when they tussle with Fiji in the World Cup quarter-finals in Hull.In 2017 the two countries met at the same stage with the Bati edging the Kiwis...