Road to RLWC17

#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,...

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...

RLWC NEWS | Italy squad named

Italy have announced their train-on squad for the Rugby League World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand, starting late October. Three time Italian International Cameron Ciraldo will coach the side. Aidan Guerra (Sydney Roosters); Alberto Mariani (Brianza Tigers),  Alec Susino (Mounties), Alex Mammone (Halifax), Alvise Rigo (Leoni Venetians), Brenden Santi  (Sydney Roosters/Wyong Roos), Chris Centrone (Wyong...

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...

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...

Road To The World Cup: Lebanon

Welcome to the first of many editions of Road to the World Cup. Each week I’ll be previewing one of the 14 nations that will be competing in this year’s Rugby League World Cup. With plenty of interesting facts...

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...

#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...

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 –...

The League Lady | Prime Minister’s Xlll Helps Build Women’s Rugby League in PNG

Getting to participate in the Prime Ministers Xlll under card is a huge win for women's rugby league, but it's an even bigger win for Papua New Guinea, the rugby league loving country who's finally gotten a representative women's...

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...

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...

France name their RLWC squad

French coach Aurelien Cologni names his squad for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. The French squad includes eight players from the Catalans Dragons. France kicks off their RLWC campaign against against Lebanon on October 29 at Canberra Stadium. J Bousquet...

RLWC NEWS | United States squad named

The United States has announced their 23-man squad for the Rugby League World Cup to be held in Australia and New Zealand, starting late October. Former England and Great Britain manager Brian McDermott will coach the side. Jonathan Taylor Alley (Central...

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...
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