Friday, February 23, 2024
US v Canada during RLWCQ

Takeaways from the RLWCQ Americas

By Brian Lowe, Date: 21/12/15 (Photo Credit Allene Rachal) As we revisit the Rugby League World Cup Qualifiers - Americas, it would be fair to say the USA Hawks were the deserved winners. They were the best team overall throughout the series which is why they won, but in fact, drilling down into the statistics shows the Hawks actually were the best team in many respects.

STEEDEN official Match Ball for 2017RLWC

RLWC2017 unveils Official STEEDEN Match Ball

Date: 27/2/17

The Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) today unveiled the Official Match Ball for this year’s tournament as manufactured by STEEDEN, the Ball and Training Equipment Partner of the RLWC2017.

Canada 2015 RLWCQ

Canada Rugby League focused on Success

By Brian Lowe, Date: 7/12/15

Canada opens its first ever campaign to get to the Rugby League World Cup when it takes on Jamaica in the Americas Region Qualifying series Tuesday night in DeLand, Florida.

It will be Game 2 of the Firehouse Subs series with the USA having already beaten the Reggae Warriors in the series opener last Friday night.

Farah and Fittler

France vs Lebanon: Les Chanteclairs and Cedars clash



By Rich Cowley, Date: 26/10/17 (Photo Credit: NRLPhotos)

Venue: Canberra Stadium, ACT, Australia

Kick-off time: 29th October 2017 4pm (Local Time)

This is going to be a cracker of a game. We have two teams who on paper look evenly matched.

European Qualifiers announced for Rugby League World Cup 2017

Date: 17/4/15

There is added resonance to this summer’s Rugby League European B and C Championships, as they will form part of the European qualifying process for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, to be held in the Antipodes.

Latvia and Spain meet in Riga on 9th May in the opening match, the winners joining Greece and Malta in European Championship C. The nation that emerges on top in that competition will go forward to the final World Cup qualifying pools in 2016.

Fiji against Canada

Fiji puts USA game plan together ahead of RLWC clash


By Brian Lowe, Date: 17/10/17

With less than two weeks to go until Rugby League World Cup 2017 kicks off, teams are now fine tuning their game plans and the Fiji Bati are right there among them.

Western Sydney set to welcome the World with Festival of WC 2017


Date: 3/7/17

Five venues across Western Sydney will take centre stage this month as the 2017 Festival of World Cups is contested over a ten-day period from this Friday 7 July 2017.

Nations Unite at Blue Harmony Cup this Saturday

Date: 6/10/17

With the Rugby League World Cup just three weeks away, the NSWRL in conjunction with the NRL will host one of Australia’s biggest multicultural Rugby League carnivals, the Blue Harmony Cup, at Macquarie University tomorrow (Saturday, 7 October).


Family friendly ticket prices announced for RLWC2017 games in PNG


Date: 15/8/17 (Photo Crredit Rocky Roe)

The Rugby League World Cup (RLWC2017) Organising Committee has announced that fans will be able to attend World Cup games played in Papua New Guinea later this year for just 30 PGK.

Ben Currie

England announce 2017 Rugby League World Cup squad

Date: 9/10/17 (Photo Credit: SWPix - Picture Ben Currie)

Head Coach Wayne Bennett has today selected the 24-man squad that will represent England at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.