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South Africa Rugby League

South African Rugby League talent set to shine at MEA Championship

Hosts South Africa, plan to showcase their domestic talent when they hold the 2020 Middle East Africa Championship against established nation Lebanon, defending champions Nigeria and 2019 runners up Morocco later in the year.

NSW Country v South Africa

The curious case of rugby league in South Africa

If you were to walk down any of the streets in South Africa’s main cities of Johannesburg, Durban, or Cape Town, and ask the citizens of the Republic what their country’s rugby league team nickname is, you would be...
Squads announced for Kenya & France

Squads Announced for Kenya Series Against France

The squads have been confirmed as Kenya host two senior men’s internationals against France at the ASK Grounds in Nairobi, tomorrow (Saturday, 3pm local time) and on Tuesday (4pm kick off). The highest ranked and first European nation the...

South Africa Student Team with a player down defeat Ireland 42-24

By Jack Hoyle, Date:7/7/13

12 man South Africa romped to a 42-24 victory against Ireland, thanks to an inspired Jean Coetzer performance to claim their first win of the tournament.

South Africa’s bright start in their last match against Wales came to nothing as they ended up losing 30-10. However, they were able to take advantage of early dominance against Ireland as they scored three tries in the opening 13 minutes to set the tone of how the game was going to be.

South Africa Rugby League North Eastern Derby Results: Round 2

By Chris Botes, Date: 18/9/12

The second round of the North-Eastern Derby, as played by the clubs in the North- Gauteng Province (previous Northern Bulls & Eastern Eagles SARL) was held at Barnard Stadium, Kempton Park.

South African Rugby League announces new club Bethal Broncos

Date: 15/8/14

South African Rugby League is please to announce the registration of a new rugby league club to play in the National Club Championships this year. The Bethal Broncos will be based in Bethal, Mpumalanga, and play in the Mpumalanga regional competition as well as the National Club Championships in the Protea Cup.

South Africa name train on squad for MEA RLWC qualifiers

Date: 8/10/15

South Africa Rugby League has named what chief operating officer Fanie Bredenhann describes as, “a strong, healthy and balanced train-on squad” ahead of the sport’s inaugural Middle East Africa World Cup Qualifiers later this month.

The Rhinos face Lebanon in a two-game series at the Bosman Stadium outside of Pretoria on 25 and 31 October, the first time that South Africa has hosted World Cup related games.

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...
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...
Italy and South Africa name squads for men's senior rugby league international

Italy and South Africa Name Men’s Squad

Italy and South Africa will meet in a men’s senior international for world ranking points at Lidcombe Oval, Sydney on Saturday 28 October (kick off 4pm local time). The Azzurri are coming off the back of a 38-12 victory over...