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2018 Rugby League European Championship

25 rugby league playing nations from three continents set to meet virtually

RUGBY LEAGUE EUROPEAN FEDERATION PREPARES FOR CONGRESS Despite travel restrictions due to the ongoing effects of Covid-19, over 25 nations from three continents will meet virtually this weekend for the latest annual Rugby League European Federation congress and council meeting. Chair...
George Hotel

Rugby League is 125 years old today!

The sport of rugby league is celebrating its 125th birthday. The game was born on August 29th, 1895 when 21 clubs met at the George Hotel in Huddersfield, England and established the Northern Rugby Football Union, which became the...
Turkey Rugby League

International Rugby League CEO sees opportunity out of chaos

International Rugby League chief executive officer, Nigel Wood has taken the opportunity of the world-wide lockdown of sport to reflect on what is possible for rugby league. After a lifetime of involvement with the sport he loves and cares for...
2020 Rugby League Oceania Cup

2020 Rugby League Oceania Cup fixtures set for June and October

The Asia Pacific Rugby League Confederation is delighted to announce the return of the Oceania Cup (Previously known as the Pacific Cup) in 2020 after an outstanding inaugural edition last year provided so many historic moments.

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Fixtures confirmed for 2020 Rugby League European Championships

The fixtures for the men’s 2020 Rugby League European Championships are now confirmed with, for the first time, the competition featuring 16 nations over four tiers, and involving promotion and relegation.

2020 Cabramatta International Nines

2020 Cabramatta International Nines cancelled due to extreme weather

The NRL has cancelled the 2020 Cabramatta Nines due to the extreme weather conditions forecast across Sydney tomorrow.

Rugby League

International Rugby League has never been stronger

International Rugby League Chief Executive Officer, Nigel Wood is looking forward to 2020 with anticipation and great confidence. In the annual message to the membership, he has highlighted the progress that has been made since the appointment of full-time staff by the organisation and also the clear plans for 2020.


Australia win men’s and NZ win women’s 2019 RLWC 9s Finals – Review

By John Davidson

Australia and New Zealand made history taking out the two big trophies at the World Cup Nines today. Australia beat New Zealand in the men’s final, while it was the Silver Ferns who proved too strong in the women’s final. Mitchel Moses was named player of the tournament after finishing with a hat-trick in the decider. Samoa and England did well to reach the semi-final stage, while there was gutsy showings from both Lebanon and the Cook Islands. Just under 16,000 people flocked to Parramatta to watch the games unfold on the Saturday.

Rugby League World Cup 9s

England and Cook Islands star in World Cup 9s opening day – Review

By John Davidson,

England’s men’s and women’s team dazzled, and the Cook Islands pulled off a great upset on day one of the 2019 World Cup Nines. England notched victories against Wales and Papua New Guinea, while the Kukis were too strong for Tonga. A crowd of nearly 13,000 watched Australia knock off New Zealand in both the men’s and women’s games, while Samoa smashed Fiji and Papua New Guniea put the United States to the sword at BankWest Stadium.

International Rugby League

New International Rugby League release video

In support of the vision for more matches, opportunity, competition and growth, International Rugby League has a bold and dynamic new look to complement the organisation’s new name, announced earlier this week.