Gareth Kear prepares WRL for an exciting 2021

Just over a year in post, Wales Rugby League CEO Gareth Kear has reprioritised the organisation setting it on, what he believes, will be a path to greater growth and relevance in the country under the strapline ‘future is bright.’ “I believe in inclusion and equality and am immensely proud that these values have been […]

Ian Newbury appointed assistant coach of the Wales Women’s side

Former Wales Rugby League international Ian Newbury has been appointed as the new assistant coach of the Wales Women’s national side. The 34 year old will work with new head coach Thomas Brindle, specifically focusing on attack, where he will bring all of his try scoring flair developed at international and professional level. Newbury’s most […]

Wales Rugby League to benefit from Welsh Government pandemic funding package

Wales Rugby League are delighted to be one of just seven sports in Wales who have been offered a share of the Welsh Government’s £17.7 million funding package to help spectator sports that have been severely impacted by the pandemic. Rugby league has been offered £200,000 to assist Betfred League 1 sides North Wales Crusaders […]

Wales Rugby League socially distance present regional and international caps

Wales Rugby League officials have been visiting community clubs this Christmas to present the caps that were owed from the 2019 season. A large presentation with all players to be invited, was due to take place in the spring, but was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, so last week, before the new lockdown restrictions […]

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