Tuesday, July 16, 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...
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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...
Wheelchair World Cup trophy

France Wheelchair Gain Revenge to Deny England an International Hat-trick

France gained revenge for their defeat in last year’s Wheelchair World Cup Final to deny England a clean sweep as the 2023 Rugby League season ended with an international triple header in Leeds. After almost 12 months stewing over the...
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...
Shaun Wane makes changes ahead of third Tongan tussle

Shaun Wane Makes Changes Ahead of Third Tongan Tussle

England Head Coach Shaun Wane has named his 19-player squad for the third – and final – fixture of the three-game series against Tonga at Leeds’ AMT Headingley Rugby Stadium on Saturday (4 November, 2.30pm). George Williams is set to...
Wane names England Men's Squad 2023

Morgan Smithies and Josh Thewlis Join England Squad Ahead of Headingley Showdown

England Head Coach Shaun Wane has called Josh Thewlis and Morgan Smithies into his squad ahead of the third Test against Tonga at Leeds Rhinos’ AMT Headingley Rugby Stadium this Saturday. Smithies – who played for the Halifax community club...
Head Coach Stuart Barrow names England Women squad for clash against Wales

Head Coach Stuart Barrow Names England Women Squad for Clash Against Wales

 England Women Head Coach, Stuart Barrow, has named a 20-strong squad to face Wales at AMT Headingley Rugby Stadium on Saturday week (4 November, KO 12noon) –the first game of an international double header also featuring the final match...
Wane makes two changes to England squad for second Tonga clash

Wane Makes Two Changes to England Squad for Second Tonga Clash

Warrington Wolves winger Matty Ashton is set to make his second international appearance for England on Saturday, as Head Coach Shaun Wane makes two changes to his squad for the game against Tonga at Huddersfield’s John Smith’s Stadium (KO...