Thursday, April 18, 2024
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...
2021 Rugby League World Cup

Wane names 22-man squad for World Cup warm-up against Fiji

England Head Coach Shaun Wane has named a 22-player squad for Friday night’s match against Fiji at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford – both teams’ last hit-out before the start of the Rugby League World Cup next weekend. The...
Pasifika Logo

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...
NZ Kiwis Haka RLWC2021

2021 Rugby League World Cup Men’s quarter-final line up confirmed

Photo Credit Getty Images An intriguing men’s quarter-final line up is in the offing at Rugby League World Cup 2021 following the completion of the group stages, which has seen some fantastic matches take place across the country. Shaun Wane’s England,...
Golden Boot

Nominees, Judges Announced For 2023 IRL Golden Boot

A panel comprising some of the most accomplished players in international rugby league will select the men’s and women’s 2023 IRL Golden Boot winners after nominations were finalised following the recent Pacific Championships and historic England-Tonga series. Golden Cap recipients...
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...
England vs Samoa

Samoa to Re-engage With England Over 2024 Tour

International Rugby League has facilitated a re-opening of discussions between Samoan and English officials about the Pacific nation touring England in 2024 to build on their rivalry from last year’s Rugby League World Cup. Rugby League Samoa officials agreed to...
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...
Golden Boot

2023 IRL Golden Boot Shortlists Announced

Kiwis captain James Fisher-Harris, lock Joseph Tapine and Kangaroos prop Payne Haas are in line to become the first running forward to win the IRL Golden Boot in 20 years after being selected on a short list of four...