Wales Rugby League National Development Academy launched in partnership with Coleg y Cymoedd

The Ystrad Mynach based college, Coleg y Cymoedd, have become the official academy partners of Wales Rugby League. The partnership, which is now to be known as the “Wales Rugby League National Development Academy” is the only Rugby Football League officially accredited dual academy in Wales, and are committed to producing the next generation of […]

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 […]

About Cardiff Blue Dragons

Here’s the second in a series of articles about our clubs who participate in Wales Rugby League’s community programme, primarily written by the clubs themselves. Wales’ biggest rugby league club in 2019 with over 200 registered players was Cardiff Blue Dragons. They have become a well-established brand in Cardiff rugby circles since it found its […]

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 […]

Wales Women’s victory over England voted as most memorable WRL moment of the 2010s

Wales Women’s victory over England Lions last month in their inaugural capped international, has been voted the most memorable Wales Rugby League moment of the 2010s in an online poll. Their achievement, which was one of 20 moments selected by head of media Ian Golden and photographer Ian Lovell, was voted as the winner by […]

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, […]

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