Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Nigeria domestic rugby league season to kick off

Nigeria Season Set to Begin

The 2024 Nigeria Rugby League season is set to commence in late June as both the North and South conferences have been confirmed. Both will kick off on the weekend of 22 June with five teams in each, the...
International Rugby League

IRL Publishes 2023 Annual Report

International Rugby League has released its 2023 annual report. The report focuses on the unprecedented growth of the international game in the wake of one of the greatest challenges faced by the IRL after the decision by France 2025...
Details announced for Middle East Africa Women's World Cup qualifiers

Details Announced for MEA Women’s World Cup Qualifiers

Kenya will host Nigeria in the MEA women’s 2026 World Cup qualifiers later this year, as they aim to become the first African nations to qualify for the tournament proper. The two matches will be played at the Impala Club...
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...
Ghana and Nigeria women name squads for first rugby league international of 2014

Ghana and Nigeria Women Name Squads

The first senior international for world ranking points will be played on Sunday, January 28, when Ghana’s women host Nigeria at the Mensah Sarbah Field in Legon (kick off 2pm, local time). The nations created history last November in...
Kenya women defeat Uganda in opening rugby league senior international for both nations

Kenya Women Triumph

Kenya women ran in ten tries as they defeated Uganda 54-0 at the Kisumu Polytechnic Grounds, in the first women’s senior international for both nations. The hosts had eight different try scorers, fullback Christine Oketch and winger Maxine Abuga from...
Kenya and Uganda women name squads for historic women's rugby league international

Kenya and Uganda Women Name Squads for International Debuts

Rugby league in Africa will take another significant step forward when Kenya and Uganda meet in a women’s senior international at the Kisumu Polytechnic Grounds, 400km north west of Nairobi on the shores of Lake Victoria, tomorrow (Saturday, kick...
Rugby League World Cup

RLWC2026 Women’s Qualifying Process

International Rugby League has announced details of the qualifying process and guiding principles for determining women’s berths at the 2026 Rugby League World Cup. The IRL Women’s World Cup 2026, which will be played alongside the men’s and wheelchair tournaments...
Nigeria hold on to win second women's rugby league international against Ghana

Nigeria Win Second Women’s International with Ghana

Nigeria’s women defeated Ghana 14-6 in the second match of their three-game series, at the CMS Grammar school in Lagos. The hosts, who won the opening encounter 40-4, went into a ten-point lead in the opening 22 minutes, Bayere...
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...