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Ghana Rugby League complete successful men's season

Skolars Crowned 2023 Men’s Champions in Ghana

The 2023 men's 13s Championship came to a thrilling end at the University of Ghana’s Ajax Park, Accra, with Skolars emerging as champions for the third year running, defeating Accra Panthers, 22-10, to end the round-robin format tournament. The ten-week...
Ghana Rugby League

Ghana gives rugby league first official presence in West Africa

Date; 2/9/14

The RLEF has awarded Observer status to Ghana Rugby League, giving the sport its first official presence in West Africa.

The formation of GRL was initiated by the RLEF and UK Sport in June 2012 and an Association founded almost two years later by a Board of six Directors.

RL played in Ashanti region in Ghana

Rugby League Played in Ashanti Region in Ghana

The Rugby League Federation Ghana has launched the sport in the Afigya Kwabre South District of the Ashanti region, as part of the Salford Red Devils partnership programme. A tag event was held at Akrofrom D/A Junior High School featuring...
Nigeria women win historic first women's rugby league international

Nigeria Women Win Historic First Women’s International

Nigeria’s women defeated Ghana 40-4 in the first match of their three-game series, the inaugural women’s senior internationals on the continent, at the CMS Grammar school in Lagos. The hosts led 20-0 at the break, prop Abbah Chinasa with the...

Ghana Development Manager takes up post

Press Release, Date: 20/6/2012

The fledgling Ghana rugby league project has taken its first practical steps with development manager Sylvester Wellington, a 26-year-old Accra native, being appointed.

Wellington, who will be joined in the GRL development team by University of Ghana rugby league coordinator Alfred Attieku, is undergoing generic leadership and sports leadership training through UK Sport International's established programme, the Beckwith International Leadership Development initiative.

Part of UK Sport International's programme involves a coaching exchange with Edge Hill University, with the latter sending out Wigan St. Patrick's juniors coach Alex Winstanley to guide the Ghanaian duo through their first steps into the world of rugby league.

Rugby League kicks off at University of Ghana

Date: 2/3/16

Six teams are taking part in a festival of rugby league at the University of Ghana which it is hoped will drive participation numbers and provide the basis for a national team.

Middle East Africa Rugby League

African nations welcome NRL coverage

For the first time, matches from the Australian men’s National Rugby League (NRL) are being broadcast in Africa, as part of a deal agreed by The Walt Disney Company Africa and shown on its ESPN channels. The 2021 competition is...
Nigeria's Green Falcons triumph in Ghana

Nigeria’s Women Triumph 30-20 In Ghana

In stifling heat, Nigeria’s women completed a 3-0 series victory over Ghana with a 30-20 success at the University of Accra Mensah Sarbah Field in Legon, in the first senior rugby league international of the calendar year. The hosts led...
Salford partner with Ghana Rugby League

Super League club Salford establish partnership with Ghana Rugby League

Super League club Salford Red Devils have announced a groundbreaking partnership with Rugby League Federation Ghana. The main focus will be to support the further development of rugby league in the African nation by providing coach and player development programmes...
Middle East Africa Rugby League

Middle East Africa Rugby League Federation steering group established

With significant increased rugby league activity - and more nations than ever before established and playing - the first steps have been taken to set up a federation for the sport in the Middle East and Africa region. A five...