West Wales Raiders v Widnes Vikings live on BBC Sport this Sunday

Eleven years ago today (Friday), we witnessed Gareth Thomas’s rugby league debut, playing for Crusaders against Catalans Dragons at the Racecourse Ground in Wrexham. The then 35-year old, with a century of Wales RU caps behind him, had a baptism of fire in Super League and, playing alongside now current Wales captain Elliot Kear, had […]

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 officially cancel 2020 season

Wales Rugby League CEO Gareth Kear has taken the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 rugby league season in Wales with immediate effect. This decision was taken after consulting all of the community rugby league clubs in an emergency meeting held on Tuesday night, and the WRL board have been informed. Further more, no structured […]

Wales Rugby League National Development Academy and Coleg y Cymoedd update

COLEG Y CYMOEDD UPDATE – In these extraordinary circumstances with this year’s school leavers qualifications being predicted, Coleg y Cymoedd have many education options alongside training full time at the Wales Rugby League National Development Academy. If you would like to discuss your’s or your child’s education pathway and options, then please contact Mark Jones […]

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 […]

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