Tuesday, June 18, 2024
European Rugby League Ball

Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in 2021 –...
Ghana Rugby League 2022

Ghana rugby league plans expansion into a new region

Rugby League Federation Ghana has announced their fixture schedule for 2022. The opening event will be a touch rugby festival at the University of Ghana in Legon on 16 January. At the same venue a month later, on 13...
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...
Ghana 2021 Rugby League Championship Winners

Respective Ghana Rugby League champions crowned

The men’s and inaugural women’s and junior champions have been decided in Ghana after a six week season of highly competitive rugby league. Ghana Skolars men emerged victorious after beating Ghana Bulls 14-8 in the final round of matches...
Toyibat comprehensive School vs Caro Favoured Schools

Junior rugby league begins to take hold in Nigeria and Ghana

An initial three school festival has taken place in Nigeria which will lead to a further five playing as part of an outreach development programme. Lagos Haven Rugby League Club hosted the event as part of the larger NRLA...
Ghana junior rugby league

Successful restart for Ghana rugby league

The Ghana rugby league season kicked off at the weekend, with the first three matches of the 2021 campaign played at the Legon Rugby Field in Accra in front of excited fans. In the inaugural youth league encounter, Firm...
Ghana 2021 Championship

Ghana Rugby League Championship set to return

The second Rugby League Federation Ghana Championship is set to commence on 23 May at the Legon Rugby Field in Accra. The men’s competition will feature four sides, with newcomers Nungua Tigers joining 2019 champions Bulls, Accra Panthers and...
Middle East Africa Rugby League

Further rugby league expansion in Africa, and Montenegro granted Observer status

In encouraging news, the Middle East Africa region has put forward a new representative format that features a proposed four-tier competition with promotion and relegation. It will cater for the growing number of nations playing the sport and allows...
Ghana Rugby League

Ghana Rugby League Federation secures sponsorship

The further development of rugby league in Ghana has been boosted courtesy of sponsorship of the Ghana Rugby League Federation by a UK-based businesswoman. Sara Gawa-McNiel, resident in London, is of Ghanaian heritage and a keen supporter of the sport.  Her...
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...