International Rugby League

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has announced it has rebranded as International Rugby League (IRL), effective from today (Tuesday)

Ahead of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, David Walmsley talks to RLWC2021 chief executive Jon Dutton about the strategy behind England's winning bid and how it secured a ten-fold increase in the value of match hosting rights over the figures achieved when the event was last staged in the UK.

Australia’s National Rugby League and the Rugby League International Federation have confirmed that a new World Cup 9s event will be held next October at the currently under-construction Western Sydney S…

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has opted to re-tender hosting rights to its 2025 World Cup amid uncertainty surrounding the event’s current promoter, but has refused to discount the p…

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has outlined a long-term plan for an international calendar that would include the return of the British and Irish Lions team and new competitions such…

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has reacted with “surprise” to proposals from the Australian Rugby League Commission (ARLC) for reform of the international calendar, stating they repre…

Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL) has proposed an overhaul of the international rugby league calendar in order to provider a greater platform for emerging nations and reintroduce the Australian n…

Rugby League Ireland chairman Richard Egan has said that the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) is planning to launch a Six Nations tournament next year as part of an effort to enhance the presence of Northern Hemisphere countries on the sport’s global stage.

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has announced that chief executive David Collier will leave his role when his contract expires in May 2018.

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has today (Tuesday) said that the Great Britain and Irish Lions will reform for the first time since 2007 to participate in a tour of New Zealand, while plans have also been unveiled for both Australia and New Zealand to play series in Europe.

The Rugby Football League (RFL) has today (Thursday) confirmed that England will bid to host the 2021 Rugby League World Cup national team tournament.

The national governing bodies of rugby league in Canada, Jamaica and the United States have joined together to launch a new event as part of a wider effort to support the global development of the sport.

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has confirmed that it is to increase the number of teams participating in its 2021 World Cup from 14 to 16 nations.

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) is to introduce a number of multi-national events as part of a new strategic plan put together to support the sport’s development during the eight-year cycle from 2018 to 2025.

Michael Brown has been named as the chief executive of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, which will take place in Australia and New Zealand.

The United Arab Emirates is poised to make a bid to stage the 2021 Rugby League World Cup national team tournament, according to UAE Rugby League president Sol Mokdad.

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) has appointed former England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chief executive David Collier as its first full-time chief executive officer.