United States rugby league

USARL Official Arrested, Charged With Fraud, Kidnapping & Extortion

By STEVE MASCORD A PROMINENT official of the USA Rugby League has been arrested and charged with 11 offences including fraud, kidnapping and extortion. He is...

PNG Too Good For Hawks

By BRIAN LOWE PAPUA New Guinea made it a clean sweep of their Pool games to qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals with a 64-0...

RLWC 2017 Scouting Report: United States

By STEVE MASCORD “WELL, then, this next reply is going to be contentious. I’ve got to tread carefully.” Leeds coach Brian McDermott is sitting in the...

Archive: On floor 19, looking at the all-American Dream (1986)

By STEVE MASCORD THE flame of Rugby League in the 'new world' - the United States of America - is still flickering . . ....

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New IRL eligibility rules crack down on players switching nations

By STEVE MASCORD JACKSON Hastings and Ronaldo Mulitalo are among the players most affected by changes to the International Rugby League eligibility rules announced today. The...

IRL leaning towards nations co-hosting 2025 World Cup

By STEVE MASCORD INTERNATIONAL Rugby League officials are leaning towards several countries co-hosting the 2025 World Cup. The tournament was to be held in the United...

Premium: Ottawa in for 2020 – but what of New York?

By JOHN DAVIDSON IT's the news nobody is particularly surprised by. Ottawa will join the League 1 competition in 2021, the third tier of English rugby...

The Roaring 2020s: Are we ready for a wave of code-breakers?

By STEVE MASCORD IN 2008, then-Penrith chief executive Mick Leary received a letter from the Maltese Rugby League. It was a request for utility star Jarrod...

Wolves outlast Wolfpack

STAR import Gareth Widdop marked his Warrington home debut with a try as the Wolves staved off a determined comeback from Sonny Bill Williams-powered...

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