Sunday, May 19, 2024
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...
South Africa and Philippines name squads for rugby league international

South Africa & Philippines Name Squads

South Africa and Philippines have named their squads for their international clash tomorrow (Saturday) at Tugun RLFC on the Gold Coast (kick off 3pm local time). The sides will play for the inaugural Felix Flores Cup which celebrates one...
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...
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...
Pacific Test

Fans Okay with Mid-Season Games in Aus: Poll

A series of mid-season internationals involving teams from a host of different countries have been played in Australia, rather than in those home nations, and according to a survey by Rugby League Planet, most fans are okay with that. In...

Benefits being felt from African rugby league courses

With the delegates having returned to their nations following a recent, intensive four day match officials and coaching courses in Nairobi, the feedback has been highly encouraging. A total of 19 coaches and 14 Match Officials from seven nations...
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...
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 –...
South Africa Rugby League 2021

Rugby league back up and running in South Africa

The South African rugby league season is back up and running, with matches taking place in the Rhino and Protea Cup competitions. Like all other sports in the wake of the Covid-19 restrictions, the South Africa Rugby League Sport Association...