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2017 RLWC

Boost for International Rugby League as 2017 RLWC to be co-hosted by Australia and...

By Richard Cowley, Date: 29/10/12

In what is big news for international rugby league the ARLC have included the international game in their 5 year strategic plan. The finer details are yet to be released but the International game could finally see some support from the most powerful rugby league body in the World.

Lebanese Rugby League select RLWC2017 Qualifier trialists

Date: 5/8/2015

In preparation for their forthcoming 2017 World Cup MEA Qualifiers against South Africa in Pretoria in October, the Lebanese Rugby Federation has selected the best players from the domestic championship to take part in a trial game.

The match, between the Cedars Reds and Greens, will be played at Université Libanaise, Hadath, Beirut on Saturday, 29th August (kick off 5:00pm) and will also act as a celebration of 120th anniversary of the formation of the sport in Huddersfield in 1895.

2017 Rugby League World Cup Logo

2 Years to Go – Rugby League World Cup 2017


Date: 2/12/15

There are just two years to go before the world’s best Rugby League teams play in the Final of the Rugby League World Cup 2017.

To mark the two year milestone Rugby League World Cup 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Michael Brown, revealed the new Tournament logo today with current and future Rugby League stars at a South Sydney Rabbitohs community clinic.

Tonga 2017 RLWC

Taukeiaho to provide punch for Tonga’s clash against England

Date: 21/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos) 

Mate Ma’a Tonga coach Kristian Woolf will inject hard-running front rower Sio Siau Taukeiaho into Saturday’s Rugby League World Cup semi-final in Auckland.

2017 RLWCQ – MEA Game 1: South Africa V Lebanon – Preview

Date: 24/10/15

Live Video Stream of South Africa vs Lebanon World Cup Qualifier

Lebanon and South Africa have named their 19-man squads for Sunday’s opening 2017 Rugby League World Cup Middle East Africa Qualifier, at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan outside Pretoria, and both are confident of gaining an early advantage in the two-game series.

England vs Lebanon RLWC 2017

England vs Lebanon: England aiming for redemption against Cedars


By Brian Lowe, Date: 31/10/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

Venue: Sydney Football Stadium, NSW, Australia

TV Kick-off time: Saturday 4th November 2017, 8pm AEDT

England head coach Wayne Bennett has named a strong starting side for the Round 2 match against Lebanon in the Rugby League World Cup.

Kevin Brown

Match Preview Semi-Final England vs Tonga: Brown back for England

By John Davidson, Date: 22/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

Date: Saturday November 25th 2017 TV Kick-off time: 6pm NZDT (Local Time)

TV Kick-off time Brisbane: (Australia - Queensland) Friday, 24 November 2017 at 7:00:00 pm AEST
TV Kick-off time Sydney: (Australia - New South Wales) Saturday, 25 November 2017 at 4:00:00 pm AEDT
TV Kick-off time Perth: (Australia - Western Australia) Saturday, 25 November 2017 at 1:00:00 pm AWST
TV Kick-off time Nukualofa: (Tonga) Saturday, 25 November 2017 at 6:00:00 pm TOT
TV Kick-off time London: (United Kingdom - England) Saturday, 25 November 2017 at 5:00:00 am GMT
TV Kick-off time Port Moresby: (Papua New Guinea) Saturday, 25 November 2017 at 3:00:00 pm PGT

Five-eighth Kevin Brown has been controversially named in England’s team to face Tonga in the semi-finals despite suffering a concussion against Papua New Guinea.

England Rugby League Team

England vs France RLWC2017 Preview: England fire up for France


By John Davidson, Date: 9/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

Venue: Perth Rectangular Stadium, Western Australia

TV Kick-off time: Sunday 12th November 2017, 6pm AWST

A new-look England will take on France on Sunday and seek to secure secure spot in the World Cup’s Group A.

USA V Canada RLWCQ 2015

USA Hawks clinch second trip to World Cup – Match Report

By Brian Lowe, Date: 13/12/15 (Photo Credit Allene Rachal)

It is mission accomplished for the USA with the Hawks beating Canada 34-24 in Game 3 of the Firehouse Subs Rugby League World Cup Qualifiers - Americas.

On a warm Saturday afternoon in Jacksonville, Florida, the Hawks came back from a halftime deficit, and while playing a man down for more than 50 minutes, to punch their ticket to the 2017 RLWC.

France v Lebanon 2017 RLWC

RLWC Sunday 29th Oct 2017 France vs Lebanon Teams, Canberra Stadium, kick-off 4pm AEDT


By Rich Cowley, Updated: 24/10/17

Teams: France v Lebanon

Venue: Canberra Stadium, ACT, Australia

Date: 29th October 2017

Kick-off time: 4pm (Local Time)