INTERNATIONAL RUGBY LEAGUE

2021 World Cup can’t be moved, says CEO

By STEVE MASCORD NEXT year’s rugby league World Cup can’t be moved but also could not be run at the same level without NRL players,...

Inside the decision to uphold the expulsion of the Tonga National Rugby League

By STEVE MASCORD A TWO and a quarter hour video conference of nations on Thursday voted 9-5 to uphold the exclusion of the Tongan National...

Discord: The limits of patriotism

By STEVE MASCORD NEW England coach Shaun Wane would be among the people most disquieted about international sport becoming more and more like a club...

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...

Tonga governing body expelled by International Rugby League

By STEVE MASCORD INTERNATIONAL Rugby League’s governing body has expelled the Tongan National Rugby League. The move, announced today but not expanded upon, follows an Invitational...

RED Star Belgrade rugby league club have launched a ground-breaking partnership with the rock band Underground Lovers.

RED Star Belgrade rugby league club have launched a ground-breaking partnership with the rock band Underground Lovers. Owner Colin Kleyweg tells rugbyleaguehub.com...

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Archive: An airport, a hangover and Brad Fittler (2002)

By STEVE MASCORD GET on the plane NOW!" The worst nightmare of a Yorkshire schoolteacher has just occurred. Ferrying 20 children on a sporting tour...

The Roaring 2020s: One out of three proposed NRL gimmicks for a restarted season is a good idea

By STEVE MASCORD A BEST of three grand final series. A wildcard finals play-off. The “wooden bowl”. The NRL is considering some wild and whacky proposals...

European Federation boss quits

THE general manager of rugby league’s European Federation has stepped down, the organisation insisting his decision has nothing to do with the Covid-19 crisis. Chris...

We Must Give Our Juniors Back Their “Lost 12 Months”

By SCOTT WOODWARD RUGBY League cannot afford to lose 12 months of the elite pathways competitions - are the ingredients that make up the NRL...

Konrad Hurrell appointed to help find new administration in Tonga

By STEVE MASCORD LEEDS star Konrad Hurrell has been appointed the players representative in a group tasked with finding new leadership for rugby league in...

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