Alana Sargent appointed first Head of Wheelchair RL Match Officials in Wales

Alana Sargent has made history for the third time after being appointed the first ever Head of Wheelchair Rugby League Match Officials for Wales Rugby League. The Ferndale-based 37 year old was appointed head coach of the Wales Wheelchair side in 2014, after a spell in charge of Swindon St George, becoming WRL’s first ever […]

Update on Phased Return to Play Strategy

An update from Gareth Kear, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Wales Rugby League… Following a webinar meeting on Wales Rugby League’s ‘phased return to play strategy’ with all key stakeholders including all clubs, match officials, coaches, international pathways and volunteers, I am pleased to confirm that from August 1, outdoor structured and sanctioned rugby league […]

COVID-19 update

As a result of the statement from the First Minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, Wales Rugby League will soon be releasing a ‘phased Return to play strategy’ for all outdoor forms of Rugby League and also an action plan for all the community clubs to follow. There will be further meetings for WRL with both […]

WRL looking after the welfare of all their personnel during lockdown

Wales Rugby League have pledged to look after the welfare of all personnel from their domestic clubs and international sides during this lockdown period, and are constantly communicating to all, primarily via WhatsApp groups and Zoom webinars. Spearheaded by CEO Gareth Kear, WRL are driving this through all pathways, looking after the well-being of players […]

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, […]

Welsh officials go to Denmark

Wales Rugby League match officials Ian Curzon and Steve Allen have led a match official tutor training seminar in Denmark attended by the German and Danish Rugby Leagues. It was the first Rugby League European Federation activity for the Danmark Rugby League Forbund and was part of the joint RLEF-EC Leadership Devolution Project. Curzon, the […]

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