New team managers for the Wales U19 and U16 international 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 […]

Mark Jones reappointed as WRL National Development Manager

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 […]

Level 1 coaching and grade 1 match officials courses to take place

Two free coaching courses will take place at Sport Wales on Sundays January 26th and February 9th from 10am until 4pm on each day. There will be a grade 1 match officials’ course and a Wales’ first ever level 1 coaching course. UPDATE – The coaches course is now full. You can go on a […]

FREE update to the WRL charity publication

Wales Rugby League’s head of media Ian Golden has published an eight-page update to his charity publication, “100 Months of Rugby League in Wales” that was launched in May this year. This has been produced as a PDF – Click to download here. The update, which now ensures that the whole of the 2010s is chronicled, […]

Wales’ top 20 moments of the 2010s – the fourth four nominations

The decade is coming to an end and what an eventful one it has been for Wales Rugby League. To celebrate, we’ve selected our top 20 moments from this last decade and we’ll be asking you, the fans, to vote for your favourite. In addition to voting, we do ask that you please, if not […]

Wales’ top 20 moments of the 2010s – the first four nominations

The decade is coming to an end and what an eventful decade it has been for Wales Rugby League. To celebrate, we’ve selected our top 20 moments from this last decade and we’ll be asking you, the fans, to vote for your favourite. In addition to voting, we do ask that you please, if not […]

Wales U19 to take on England Academy this Saturday in Llanelli

Wales U19 take on England Academy this Saturday at Stebonheath Park in Llanelli (kick-off 1pm). The Welsh youngsters will be looking to bounce back after a close defeat to England Lions in Colwyn Bay last month as they conclude their 2019 campaign. Wales coach Anthony Walker said: “We’re all looking forward to the game. Last […]

Wales Rugby League partner with VX3 and parent company Lovell Rugby

Wales Rugby League have joined forces with VX3 and parent company Lovell Rugby to announce an exciting, new long- term partnership. Under the new agreement, VX3 will provide new playing kits, performance training and leisurewear for the new season for Wales Rugby League’s (WRL) senior men’s and women’s sides, together with the elite player pathways […]

North Wales set for a big representative rugby league weekend

Wales Rugby League are preparing for a big North Wales weekend with five international matches and one representative game over three locations. The event that encompasses the whole weekend is at Plas Madoc Leisure Centre in Wrexham where Wales are hosting a Wheelchair Tri-Nations tournament against England and Scotland. Wales open the event when they […]

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