Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Nigeria Rugby League

Nigeria win 2019 MEA Championship held earlier this month

Earlier this month hosts Nigeria won the 2019 MEA Championship, defeating Morocco 38-10 at the TBS Cricket Oval, home of Lagos Cricket Club. Skipper and loose forward, London Broncos Sadiq Adebiyi scored a try in each half, Nigeria leading 18-4 at the break.

Rugby League Nigeria

Rugby League development taking place in Nigeria

Date: 4/8/14

Rugby League can't be criticized for standing still! Nigeria of all places, is taking up the greatest game and it is on the back of African nations like Ghana taking up rugby league.

In the last 24 months Nigeria have been flying under the radar but have been involved in various rugby league developmental activities.

New RL season for Nigeria

New Domestic Season Set for Kick Off in Nigeria

The 2023 season of men’s, women’s and youth competition is set to kick off in Nigeria in May, with a new sponsor backing the leagues. The NRLA has signed a two-year partnership with Healing Blends Global, a leading organic...
Kenya Awarded IRL Affiliate Membership

Kenya Awarded IRL Affiliate Membership

Kenya Rugby League Federation is aiming to achieve IRL Full Membership by 2025 and develop a professional competition in the near future after being awarded Affiliate Membership at last week’s IRL Board meeting in Singapore. Kenya is the fastest developing...
2019 MEA Rugby League Championships

Middle East African nations name squads for championship

 All four nations have announced their initial train-on squads for the second Middle East Africa Championship, to be held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos, Nigeria from 2-5 October.

Middle East Africa Rugby League

Middle East Africa Rugby League Federation steering group established

With significant increased rugby league activity - and more nations than ever before established and playing - the first steps have been taken to set up a federation for the sport in the Middle East and Africa region. A five...
MEA Championships

Nations prepare for Middle East Africa rugby league championship

Preparations are well under way in all the four competing nations who will be part of the second Middle East Africa Championship, to be held in Lagos, Nigeria from 2-5 October; the hosts, fellow debutants Ghana and the Cameroon, and Morocco, who return to the international arena.

Nigeria Rugby League

Nigeria Rugby League join the Rugby League Family

Date: 3/10/14

The RLEF has accepted an application by Rugby League Nigeria to become an Observer of the federation, meaning that a second West African country is now recognised, following Ghana.

“This is a testimony to all the work done so far, and will greatly serve as an elixir to greater speed in the development of rugby league in Nigeria,” said association president Uche Ezechiogbe.

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...
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...