Kristoff Young appointed to referee the first game in the 2022 Challenge Cup

Welsh referee Kristoff Young, who hails from Chepstow, will blow his whistle to officially start the 2022 Betfred Rugby League Challenge Cup at 7pm on Friday January 14 at Pyle RFC when 2021 WRL men’s champions, Bridgend Blue Bulls take on the Royal Navy in the historic competition. It’s the first time a Challenge Cup […]

Salford welcome first three players through Wales Rugby League and Coleg y Cymoedd partnership

Wales Rugby League and Coleg y Cymoedd are delighted that Salford Red Devils have welcomed in the first three players through our partnership with the Super League club. Ieuan Roberts, Jake Lee and Joe Coope-Franklin will join the club’s reserve Squad for 2022. The trio visited the AJ Bell Stadium on Wednesday to meet key […]

WRL celebrate increase in participation ahead of Sunday’s junior finals

Wales Rugby League are nearing the end of a successful domestic season that has seen almost a 50 per cent increase in players compared to 2019. The increase has been enhanced by the seven new community clubs who registered for 2021 – four of whom were in North Wales, an area that staged a men’s […]

Returning to watch rugby league in Wales

Message from Gareth Kear CEO From Monday June 7th, regulated outdoor gatherings can take place with spectators. Regulated gatherings can include activities organised by a club or the national governing body of a sport or other activity. The organiser of the activity must meet requirements in the regulations to undertake a risk assessment and take all […]

Floodlighting and Electrical supports Wales Rugby League teams to step into the light

Wales Rugby League have announced an exclusive partnership with the South Wales-based leading floodlighting and electrical installation and maintenance organisation “Floodlighting and Electrical” to become both their Official Floodlighting Partner and front of shirt sponsor to the Wales Women’s international side. Both organisations are keen to build a long-term relationship to underpin Rugby League in […]

WRL domestic leagues are back – bigger than ever before

After a two-year absence due to Covid-19, the Wales Rugby League’s domestic competitions will resume in June, bigger than it ever has been in it’s 20-year history, with boy’s U10s and women’s senior leagues taking place for the first time. The key emphasis for the community league is fun, with women’s and men’s double headers […]

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