The winner of the first of our Saturday competitions has been drawn. and he’ll be sent an official WRL VX3 t-shirt. Another quiz next Saturday. The quiz was all about the 12 Wales men’s head coaches since 1975 listed at https://rugbyleague.wales/head-coaches. DAFYDD JONES was one of a number to get all questions correct and he […]
The organisers of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup are to give 20,021 tickets to health and social care workers to recognise their efforts in fighting the coronvavirus pandemic. Chief executive Jon Dutton made the announcement at an online press conference held at the same time as Thursday evening’s nationwide applause for the NHS staff. […]
Former dual code Wales rugby international Lenny Woodard has been self-isolating after shown all the signs of contracting a strong dose of COVID-19. Pontypool-born Woodard, who turns 44 on Thursday 2nd April, played rugby league for UWIC, Wales Students, Great Britain Students, Swinton Lions, Hull FC reserves, Bridgend Blue Bulls, Celtic Crusaders, West Wales, and […]
In our latest Around the Leagues report, we’ve taken a look at how senior Wales internationals are getting on with their club sides.
Wales Rugby League have appointed Pontypridd-born Wayne Mansell as the new team manager for Wales u19s whilst Llanharan-born Tom Buckle takes a similar position at Wales U16s. Both are voluntary positions and they will work alongside respective existing head coaches Anthony Walker and Lee Crooks. Mansell, 34, is a qualified rugby union coach, who has […]
Llantwit Major based Mark Jones has been reappointed as the Wales Rugby League National Development Manager after four and half years away from the role. The 49-year old first joined WRL in 2009 and spent six years in the National Development Manager role where we headed up school, junior and community development, was the team […]
Wales have selected their first ever “Masters Rugby League” squad, who will compete against England and Ireland in a Tri-Nations Day in Bethesda on Saturday 16th May. Masters Rugby League is played by people aged 35 and over with the rules being slightly modified to cater for the older player. Historically, there have been no […]
Wrexham-born Vicky Lea, who was in the first ever Wales Women’s rugby league squad year, has been selected for the United Kingdom Armed Forces training squad for the 2021 Armed Forces Rugby League World Cup. The 29-year old starred as prop in both of Wales’ matches in 2019, the second being the historic win over […]
We take a look at how senior Wales internationals got on in the latest round of rugby league fixtures.
The Board of International Rugby League (IRL) has announced updated rules regarding the eligibility of players for international matches. The changes were made following a wide-ranging review and consultation with the membership and come into effect immediately. The rules only apply to fully sanctioned international matches. The key points are as follows: Eligibility to represent […]