Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Domestic RL season begins in Kenya

Domestic Season Kicks Off in Kenya

The opening fixtures of the new domestic season have been played in Kenya. Eight teams play in the men’s premiership, with 2022 champions Winam beginning their defence with a 38-0 home win over Centurion. In the other matches, Rift Valley...
London Broncos link with South Africa RL

London Broncos Link with South Africa

The latest link up has been announced between a British club and an African nation, with London Broncos signing an agreement with South Africa. It follows similar partnerships having been put in place between Salford and Ghana, Leeds and Kenya,...
RIFT VALLEY TOURNAMENT KENYA

Kenya Rugby League Federation Partner with Leeds Rhinos

The Kenya Rugby League Federation and Leeds Rhinos, through their charitable Foundation, have signed a memorandum of agreement to help further the sport in the East African nation. Kenya’s men played in their first major competition in late summer...

Kenya Rugby League Federation partner with Leeds Rhinos

The Kenya Rugby League Federation and Leeds Rhinos, through their charitable Foundation, have signed a memorandum of agreement to help further the sport in the East African nation. Kenya’s men played in their first major competition in late summer...
Nigeria Win 2022 MEA Championship

Nigeria retain Middle East Africa Rugby League Championship while Kenya take third place

Nigeria’s rugby league players helped celebrate the nation’s independence day by becoming the first side to retain the MEA Championship, defeating hosts Ghana 30-4 in the final, held at a rainy University of Ghana playing fields in Legon, Accra. Led...

Benefits being felt from African rugby league courses

With the delegates having returned to their nations following a recent, intensive four day match officials and coaching courses in Nairobi, the feedback has been highly encouraging. A total of 19 coaches and 14 Match Officials from seven nations...
Kenya Coaching 2022

Kenya Rugby League to host coaching and match official courses

Representatives of eight nations – Kenya, Ghana, Morocco, Nigeria, Cameroon, South Africa, DR Congo and Burundi – will convene in Nairobi between 1-6 April for the delivery of coaching and match official courses. The event, funded by the Rugby League...
Philippines v Portugal 2013 International 9's

IRL World Rankings: How realistic are they?

The latest IRB world rankings came out on December 10th and show the top four countries, in order, New Zealand, England, Tonga and Australia. The IRL states on its website that world rankings are based only on the results of...
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 –...
Kenya Rugby League

Kenya Rugby League Federation recommended for Observer status

European Rugby League, which includes the Middle East Africa confederation, has recommended to the board of the International Rugby League that the officially-recognised Kenya Rugby League Federation be awarded Observer status. Kenya RLF chair, Richard Adhere Nyakwaka, commented: “We welcome...