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Nigeria 2021

Nigeria Rugby League Association announce plans for 2021 season

Having made major strides in 2019, creating a domestic league structure, winning the Middle East Africa championship and attaining a world ranking, the Nigeria Rugby League Association’s expansion plans were understandably put on hold in 2020 due to coronavirus...
South Africa to play Philippines

South Africa to Face Philippines

South Africa will face the Philippines on Saturday 22 July, at Tugan RLFC Stadium in Queensland, Australia (kick off 3pm local time). The Rhinos were the Tamaraws first-ever Test opponents in 2015 and will play them again for the...
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...
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...
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.

Middle East Africa Rugby League

African nations welcome NRL coverage

For the first time, matches from the Australian men’s National Rugby League (NRL) are being broadcast in Africa, as part of a deal agreed by The Walt Disney Company Africa and shown on its ESPN channels. The 2021 competition is...
2022 Rugby League Middle East Africa Championship

Ghana Rugby League to host 2022 Middle East Africa Championship

Following a comprehensive bidding process, Ghana has been chosen to host the 2022 Middle East Africa Championship, which will run from 27 September to 2 October. Four nations will take part - Morocco, Nigeria and Cameroon joining the hosts...
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...
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.

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...