3rd March 2014
The RLEF has formed an elite match officials squad for the first time, with the group meeting in Leeds over the weekend to plan its activities for the next two years. The ensemble, which is drawn from four nations, will lead on all match official education and...[read more]
26th February 2014
The RLEF has introduced European Championship branding to its three-tiers of official competition, aligning the organisation with the majority of European sports. The European Cup will now be known as the European Championship, while the Shield and Bowl are replaced by European Championship B and European Championship...[read more]
16th November 2013
England will play holders New Zealand in the semi-final of the World Cup at Wembley next Saturday after a comfortable win over France.
Richard Agar's French side silenced the Wigan crowd of 22,276 when Vincent Duport scored early on. But two tries each...[read more]
11th November 2013
Samoa ground out a hard-fought 22-6 win over France in a bruising Group B clash in Perpignan on Monday night to secure the runners-up spot and a World Cup quarter-final against Fiji.
Defeat for France means they will be England's quarter-final opponents in...[read more]
6th November 2013
The Rugby League European Federation has been awarded a record grant from the European Commission’s Sport Unit for its Leadership Devolution Project, which will begin in 2014 and is co-funded by the RLEF and RLIF. The European Union has committed €196.000 to the 17-nation project while...[read more]
1st November 2013
Stephen Kearney's men were sometimes good, sometimes patchy as they beat Samoa in their Group B opener last weekend, but they were far improved on Friday as they virtually assured themselves of top spot.
Half-back Johnson and hooker Luke were too hot for...[read more]
27th October 2013
France rolled up their sleeves and defied a partisan East Hull crowd to win their World Cup Group B opener with Papua New Guinea 9-8 at Craven Park, but they were not without their fair share of good fortune in doing so. Tackling some tough elements...[read more]
18th October 2013
USA continued their preparations for Rugby League World Cup 2013 in impressive style, beating France 22-18 in Toulouse on Friday evening.
Following what was described as "the most important victory in the Tomahawks’ surging journey", team personnel were quick to pay tribute to...[read more]