Wales Rugby League congratulate Ian Watson

Wales Rugby League have congratulated their longest serving professional player, Ian Watson, for reaching 500 professional career games. The 37-year old Swinton Lions player-coach, whose family hail from North Wales, is the joint record caps holder for Wales win 30 and his 470th club game was for the Lions against Gateshead Thunder in the Tetley’s […]

Lee Briers forced to retire from playing

Wales assistant coach Lee Briers has announced his retirement from playing following medical advice. Following independent medical recommendation, the Warrington Wolves talisman halfback has been forced to retire. Numerous scans and consultations have highlighted the damage sustained to Lee’s neck, leaving him with no option but to retire from playing. Lee will now make the […]

Mark Jones’ African journey

Rugby League’s Commonwealth expansion initiative has entered new territory following an exploratory visit to Sierra Leone by a joint Wales Rugby League-Rugby League European Federation delegation. WRL’s National Development Manager Mark Jones and RLEF General Manager Danny Kazandjian returned from a week in the West African country to investigate opportunities for the sport to make […]

Singleton reflects on Polish trip

South Wales Hornets’ and Wales Student international Louis Singleton finally has chance to reflect on a rollercoaster month. The hooker, along with club, country and university teammate Simon Wright, linked up with Great Britain Pioneers Rugby League on the tour to Poland immediately after being crowned Student Four Nations champions with Wales. “It all happened […]

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