Sunday, July 21, 2024
Rugby League World Cup

Slim Pickings for Americas teams after World Cup postponed

The rest of this year is looking more and more like being slim pickings for teams in the Americas following the decision by the International Rugby League (IRL) to postpone the 2025 Rugby League World Cup. The United States, Canada,...
Rugby League World Cup

IRL questioned on changes to future World Cups

At least 15 developing rugby league countries have formed a working group to present a list of items to the International Rugby League (IRL) in regard to changes to the qualification process for future Rugby League World Cups. The nations...

Canada Comments on Changes to RLWC and IRL Membership

Photo Credit Davey Wilson The International Rugby League (IRL) is still copping reaction to its planned changes to qualification for Rugby League World Cups and IRL membership a little more than two months since the board initially announced those changes. A...
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Reality Check for Rugby League Fans

The International Rugby League (IRL) and Rugby Football League (RFL) have both been criticized recently for decisions they have made regarding international games and domestic competitions, respectively, but is that criticism out of line? The IRL has been under the...
Wales women qualify for first Rugby League World Cup

Wales Women Qualify for 2026 World Cup

Wales women created history by qualifying for their first World Cup, winning European qualifying group B after a 48-6 win against Netherlands at the RC Waterlands in Purmerend, north Amsterdam.   Tom Brindle’s side ran in ten tries, Cardiff Demons centre...
France women qualify for Rugby League World Cup

France Women Qualify for RLWC2026

France women overcame 38 degree heat and high humidity at the FC Radnicki Stadium in Belgrade to top group B and qualify for the 2026 Rugby League World Cup in the southern hemisphere. It will be the fourth time...
Rugby League World Cup

Details Confirmed for World Series, World Cups

Key Points • Structure confirmed for 2025 World Series to determine final two men’s berths for RLWC2026. • Deadline to award hosting rights for RLWC2026 extended at request of bidding nations. • A stand-alone Wheelchair Rugby League World Cup to take place...