Road to RLWC17

#RLWC2017 Preview: Wales Dragons

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE DRAGONS Wales have a tough ask in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, drawn in Group C against Papua New Guinea, Ireland and playing Group D team Fiji. With just one team from Group C...

#RLWC2017 Preview | PNG Kumuls

The PNG Kumuls head into the 2017 Rugby League World Cup on a high after the PNG Hunters breakthrough success in the Intrust Super Cup in Queensland, and although they disappointed in the NRL State Championship a week later,...

Belinda Sleeman appointment a great step forward

This week, Belinda Sleeman broke a new record as the first female named to officiate World Cup matches. Sleeman is currently a  media manager for Queensland Touch, as well as dedicating time and effort to being a rugby league game...

Kiwi Ferns announce World Cup squad

Three-time champions New Zealand's Kiwi Ferns have named their side for the up-coming Womens World Cup. Laura Mariu will skipper the side which will be coached by Tony Benson. The squad as follows: (In alphabetical order) 1.    Racquel Anderson * 2.    Ngatokotoru Arakua 3.    Sharlene Atai 4.   ...

Scotland announce thier RLWC squad

Scotland’s coach Steve McCormack has announced his squad for the upcoming Rugby League World Cup. The Bravehearts will head to Ballina on Friday 20th October for a trial match against Country Rugby League’s u23 team. Ballina Festival of Football Fixtures: 4:30pm –...

Wales name their RLWC squad

Wales coach John Kear has finalised his squad for the upcoming World Cup. Craig Kopczak will captain Wales during the World Cup, while Phil Joseph and Elliot Kear will assist him in vice captain roles. Wales RLWC squad: Courtney Davies Steve Parry Chester...

World Cup match officials announced

The world's best are coming for the Rugby League World Cup and that includes the tournament's "15th team" – the match officials. RLWC2017 head of officiating Tony Archer today announced a squad of match officials for the World Cup and...

Fiji Bati RLWC squad

NRL stars Jarryd Hayne, Suliasi Vunivalu, Kane Evans, Akuila Uate, Apisai Koroisau, Marcelo Montoya and Kevin Naiqama have been named in Fiji's squad for the Rugby League World Cup. Naiqama will captain the squad, which also includes Ashton and Korbin...

Toa Samoa’s Road to the RLWC, first stop Wagga Wagga. 

Toa Samoa v Country Rugby League (CRL) U23 will headline the afternoon of Rugby League in Wagga Wagga on Friday 13th of October with kickoff scheduled for 7pm at McDonalds Park.  Fans will have the opportunity to meet some of...

RLIF Board Statement regarding eligibility rules

The Rugby League international Federation has issued a staunch defence of its eligibility rules in the face of criticism in some quarters over recent national selections. CEO David Collier said “After proper review and consultation the Board amended the eligibility rules in...

Does the Rugby League World Cup mean anything?

The 15th instalment of the Rugby League World Cup is just three weeks away and while die-hard league fans will be keen to see the best players in the world, this writer fails to see the hype. Don’t get me...

Toa Samoa names their RLWC squad

Samoa Coach Matt Parish has named his World Cup Squad. Samoa will be captained by Parramatta Eels forward Frank Pritchard. Toa Samoa will play a trial match against Country Rugby League (CRL) U23 squad in Wagga Wagga on Friday 13...

New Zealand name their RLWC squad

Adam Blair, Roger Tuivasa-Sheck and Shaun Johnson are just a few of the big names that will line up for the Kiwis in the upcoming World Cup. New Zealand RLWC Squad: Roger Tuivasa-Sheck (Warriors) Dallin Watene Zelezniak (Penrith Panthers) Jason Nightingale (St George...

Tonga name their RLWC squad 

Andrew Fifita, Jason Taumalolo and Manu Vatuvei are just some of the big names that will play for Tonga in this years Rugby League World Cup. Andrew Fifita was originally named in the Australian Kangaroos squad but told Mal...

Captain Mead: Papua New Guinea Kumuls name their RLWC squad. 

Brisbane Broncos winger David Mead will captain PNG Kumuls in the upcoming Rugby League World Cup. Cronulla Sharks’ hooker James Segeyaro, Canberra Raiders Kurt Baptiste and St George Illawarra Dragons Nene MacDonald to join David Mead as well as nine...
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