Gareth Kear prepares WRL for an exciting 2021

Just over a year in post, Wales Rugby League CEO Gareth Kear has reprioritised the organisation setting it on, what he believes, will be a path to greater growth and relevance in the country under the strapline ‘future is bright.’ “I believe in inclusion and equality and am immensely proud that these values have been […]

Ian Newbury appointed assistant coach of the Wales Women’s side

Former Wales Rugby League international Ian Newbury has been appointed as the new assistant coach of the Wales Women’s national side. The 34 year old will work with new head coach Thomas Brindle, specifically focusing on attack, where he will bring all of his try scoring flair developed at international and professional level. Newbury’s most […]

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 […]

WRL move onto Stage 3 of Return to Play

Wales Rugby League have moved onto stage three of their return to play with “touch rugby” in training now being allowed. Following discussions with Sport Wales and the Welsh Government, all are agreed that the ability to breach social distancing guidelines for organised outdoor sports is now possible, but still with certain restrictions. Contact must be kept […]

2021 Student Rugby League and Women’s Emerging Nations World Cups postponed

The 2021 Rugby League Student World Cup and Women’s Emerging Nations World Cup, tournaments that Wales were set to compete in, have been postponed. This action has been taken because of uncertainty faced by nations trying to raise funds and organise their participation against the backdrop of the current pandemic. The tournaments were part of […]

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