Saturday, June 15, 2024
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 –...
USA vs Jamaica

Americas Championship should be expanded: poll

Photo Credit: Carolyn Ritchie In the lead up to Christmas, RugbyLeaguePlanet ran a poll on Twitter to gauge our readers’ thoughts on whether or not the rugby league Americas Championship should be expanded, and the results were fairly one-sided. Most of...
Chilean national team head coach Rod Millar

Growing the great game of Rugby League in Latin America

Growing the game in Latin America Since the 2017 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) there has been an international push to grow the game of rugby league on a wider scale, and in many cases, this has been easier said...
Mick Mitchell

Cowboys fan digs deep for Mexico in Grand Final week

Date: 27/9/17

A mad Cowboys fan has taken time out from the build-up to the NRL grand final to help the earthquake-ravaged Mexican Rugby League team get noticed around the world.

Mexico and their Quest for Latin American Glory

By Matthew Brown, Date: 4/9/17

Over the next few weeks, we will be looking at individual nations within Latin America which have Rugby League activity or representation on the international stage. Today we will be looking at one of the participants of the Latin American Rugby League Championship…Mexico

Mexican Rugby League

Fans can be part of first Mexican Rugby League International

Date: 15/7/15

A historic Rugby League tour encompassing California and Mexico will give enthusiasts a chance to actively participate in the global spread of the game – and earn an international cap to boot!

Mexico Rugby League 9's

New Latin Heat Coach and Rugby League Begins in Mexico

Date: 1/8/14

ON the same week that competitive rugby league begins in Mexico, a new head coach has been appointed to the Australian-based GYG Latin Heat

Argentinian Gabriel Keegan will take the reins of the Heat, a rugby league team representing players with heritage in 24 Latin American nations.

Mexico Rugby League

New kids on the block Mexican Rugby League to host 9’s in August

By Matthew Brown, Date: 15/7/14

Mexico is another nation which is hoping to start up the “Greatest Game of All”, Rugby League. Mexico is another new nation which has joined the long queue of new nations attempting to bring the 13 Player code to Central America. I got in contact with one of the representatives of Mexico Rugby League (Carlos Munguia) who shared the history, current situation and future ambitions of Mexico Rugby XIII (both domestically and internationally).

Latin Heat Rugby League

Mexican rugby league pioneer all heart

Date: 6/5/14

He once burnt animal hearts before a rugby league game on the Day of the Dead to signify his Latino heritage.

Now Latin Heat Rugby League’s first Mexican representative has spoken on Cinco de Mayo of the elation of being selected for next month’s international match against Thailand in Sydney.