Thursday, May 30, 2024
International Rugby League

IRL Publishes 2023 Annual Report

International Rugby League has released its 2023 annual report. The report focuses on the unprecedented growth of the international game in the wake of one of the greatest challenges faced by the IRL after the decision by France 2025...
Golden Boot

2023 IRL Golden Boot Shortlists Announced

Kiwis captain James Fisher-Harris, lock Joseph Tapine and Kangaroos prop Payne Haas are in line to become the first running forward to win the IRL Golden Boot in 20 years after being selected on a short list of four...
England vs Samoa

Samoa to Re-engage With England Over 2024 Tour

International Rugby League has facilitated a re-opening of discussions between Samoan and English officials about the Pacific nation touring England in 2024 to build on their rivalry from last year’s Rugby League World Cup. Rugby League Samoa officials agreed to...
Pasifika Logo

Pacific Championships alternative ahead of its time

As the International Rugby League (IRL) ponders whether to tweak the Pacific Championships in 2024, it’s interesting to note that another option focused on fostering rugby league’s growth in the Pacific Islands was first put to the international governing...
Golden Boot

Nominees, Judges Announced For 2023 IRL Golden Boot

A panel comprising some of the most accomplished players in international rugby league will select the men’s and women’s 2023 IRL Golden Boot winners after nominations were finalised following the recent Pacific Championships and historic England-Tonga series. Golden Cap recipients...
RFL - Rugby Football League

RFL Exploring All Options for 2024 as Samoa Turn Down England Tour Invite

The Rugby Football League (RFL) is exploring all options after Samoa RL have turned down an invitation to play a three-match series in England next autumn. Samoa’s decision follows their participation in the southern hemisphere’s Pacific Shield – a competition...
Elliott Whitehead to retire from International Rugby League

Elliott Whitehead To Retire from International Rugby League

Elliott Whitehead has confirmed he will retire from international Rugby League following tomorrow's third – and final – test match against Tonga at the AMT Headingley Rugby Stadium in Leeds.   Whitehead will earn the 27th England cap of an international...
Australian Kangaroos

Gallagher Kangaroos Team to Play New Zealand

GALLAGHER KANGAROOS SQUAD Head Coach Mal Meninga has confirmed the Gallagher Kangaroos’ team to play New Zealand in the Final of Pacific Championships on Saturday, November 4. Forwards Payne Haas, Tino Fa'asuamaleaui and Liam Martin return to the Kangaroos line up...
New Zealand Rugby League

Kiwis Begin Final Build-up at Eden Park

The Kiwis take rugby league back to New Zealand rugby union’s home ground Eden Park tomorrow to begin their build-up for Saturday’s Pacific Championships against the Australian Kangaroos at FMG Waikato Stadium in Hamilton (5.00pm kick-off). It was at Eden Park...
New Zealand Rugby League

Kiwis Name Unchanged Side to Meet Kangaroos

Auckland, New Zealand, October 24, 2023 – An unchanged squad has been named for the New Zealand Kiwis’ Pacific Championships contest against the Kangaroos at AAMI Park in Melbourne on Saturday night (8.10pm kick-off local time). Kieran Foran is listed...