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Nigeria 2019 MEA Champions

2020 Middle East Africa Rugby League Championship postponed

Photo: Nigeria 2019 Middle East Africa Rugby League Champions The Rugby League European Federation board has confirmed the decision to postpone the 2020 Middle East Africa Championship, which was due to be held in South Africa in October 2020 and...
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.

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.

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'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...
Toyibat comprehensive School vs Caro Favoured Schools

Junior rugby league begins to take hold in Nigeria and Ghana

An initial three school festival has taken place in Nigeria which will lead to a further five playing as part of an outreach development programme. Lagos Haven Rugby League Club hosted the event as part of the larger NRLA...
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.

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...
Nigeria 2021

Rugby league kicks off again in Nigeria this weekend

The Northern Conference of the Nigerian Rugby League Championship kicks off again today (10 July) with holders Kano Lions facing Jos Miners and Zazzau Bulls taking on Gazelle. Lions head coach Umar Bau is looking forward to his side’s...
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...