Viewing entries tagged with 'World Cup'

England adds names to World Cup training squad

englandrl.gif

SIX more players added to the English training squad, following the elimination of Bradford and Warrington from the Super League play-offs.

England announce first names for World Cup

smith_tony_gb_2007.jpg

COACH Tony Smith follows the traditional route in naming players from eliminated clubs for a train-on squad, ahead of announcing the final 24-man England World Cup Squad on 7 October.

Smith stands by refusal to make England squad public

smith_tony_gb_2007.jpg

ENGLAND coach Tony Smith to keep preliminary World Cup squad secret until final selection after October 10.

Scotland name World Cup squad

3471085996966.jpg

SCOTLAND announce a 40-man preliminary squad, including four players from the local Scottish Rugby League Conference division.

Melita Sports to broadcast 2008 Rugby League World Cup

MELITA Sports to televise 2008 Rugby League World Cup into Malta.

New Zealand name World Cup Squad

AustvNZ_080509-haka-08a.jpg

NEW Zealand name a 47-man preliminary squad, including two UK-based players... and Sonny Bill Williams.

France name World Cup Squad

Jamal_Fakir_France-06.jpg

FRANCE name a 40 man preliminary World Cup Squad, featuring 20 current Catalan Dragons players, one other Super League player and 19 players from France's domestic league.

Fiji name World Cup Squad

Fiji_St_Marys_Sevens_2007.jpg

FIJI name a 51 man preliminary World Cup Squad including 10 confirmed NRL/ESL Players, while indicating 17 locals will also trial for consideration against those named for the remaining final spots.

Samoa name World Cup Squad

200px-Rugby_League_World_Cup_2008.jpg

SAMOA name a 39 man preliminary World Cup Squad, featuring zero players from Samoa's own domestic league.

Tonga name World Cup Squad

200px-Rugby_League_World_Cup_2008.jpg

TONGA name a 36 man preliminary World Cup Squad, featuring zero players from Tonga's own domestic league.

Ireland name World Cup Squad

IRELAND name a 40 man preliminary World Cup Squad, featuring seven players from Ireland's own domestic league.

Papua New Guinea name World Cup Squad

200px-Rugby_League_World_Cup_2008.jpg

PAPUA New Guinea Kumuls name a preliminary 49 man World Cup squad, including 27 players from the PNG domestic competion and 4 NRL players

Australia name World Cup Squad

100years-logo-nswrl.gif

AUSTRALIA names a 46-man initial Kangaroo squad ahead of October's Rugby League World Cup.

A Brief History of the Rugby League World Cup: 1975-2000

200px-Rugby_League_World_Cup_2008.jpg

A brief introduction for those wondering about the past history of the Rugby League World Cup, and the expansion from four test playing nations to the countries active in the game today.

A Brief History of the Rugby League World Cup: 1954-1972

RLWC_1954-Valentine.jpg

A brief introduction for those wondering about the early years of the Rugby League World Cup, and the battles for supremacy between the top four rugby league nations up until 1972. More to follow tomorrow...

Advertising Opportunities

  Latest Tweets

Advertising Opportunities