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International Rugby League Festival of World Cups Postponed

2020-08-27T09:21:58+00:00August 27th, 2020|Scotland Students, Scotland Women|

Following consultation with the competing nations and Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) organisers, the Board of International Rugby League (IRL) has decided to postpone the Festival of World Cups (FOWC) which was scheduled to be held in England in June and July 2021. The decision is based upon the uncertainty faced by nations [...]

SRL, in partnership with Sporting Records Online Ltd, launches new data records

2020-08-13T11:06:14+00:00August 13th, 2020|RL News|

Scotland Rugby League (SRL) has today officially launched their new online records and stats for the Scotland Men’s team to celebrate 25 years since the first men’s international match. Sporting Records Online Ltd (SRO) are the official data partners for top level rugby union clubs like Wasps, Northampton Saints, Dragons and Scarlets. The company [...]


2020-08-10T12:03:47+00:00August 4th, 2020|RL News|

Following a formal communication sent to the First Minister on the morning of 30th July 2020 from 32 individual SGBs, the SGB CEO Executive Forum welcomes the recognition by the First Minister of the requirement to move forward the re-opening of sports facilities. A copy of the letter sent to the First Minister can be [...]

RLWC2021 Fixtures Announced

2020-07-21T07:21:37+00:00July 21st, 2020|Scotland RL Team, Scotland Wheelchair RL|

The Rugby League World Cup 2021 tournament organisers have today (July 21st) revealed the much-anticipated fixture schedule for what promises to be the biggest and best World Cup in the history of the sport, as the men’s, women’s and wheelchair teams all compete at the same time in a major sporting first. Scotland will [...]


2020-08-04T17:33:46+00:00July 16th, 2020|RL News|

In line with the Scottish Government Phase 3 announcement on Thursday 9 July, Scotland Rugby League will progress into its Return to Rugby Stage 3 for clubs and schools on Monday 20 July. The stage 3 guidance has been developed by Scotland Rugby League and its specific Return to Rugby Clubs & Schools sub-group. [...]

2020 European Championship A Cancelled

2020-07-10T08:36:13+00:00July 10th, 2020|Scotland RL Team|

Following a meeting of the Rugby League European Federation board, agreement has been reached on the status of the four-tier 2020 European Championships. It has been confirmed that the men’s European Championship A, due to be played in October/November 2020 will be cancelled, whilst the men’s European B, C and D Championships, also due [...]


2020-06-18T12:02:01+00:00June 18th, 2020|RL News|

Following the First Minister’s statement on COVID-19, Scotland Rugby League can confirm that there are no changes to our position; all events and training sessions are still suspended until further notice. We will continue to monitor public health advice and will plan against the Scottish Government’s phased route map. To support our return to [...]

Wheelchair World Rankings released

2020-06-12T14:47:17+00:00June 12th, 2020|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

France are ranked number one in the world as the official International Rugby League (IRL) wheelchair rugby league world rankings are issued for the very first time. The French can lay claim to have been the “inventors” of the wheelchair game and are the current world cup holders. England are a very close second [...]

Scotland Wheelchair based in Sheffield for RLWC2021

2020-06-10T10:36:01+00:00June 10th, 2020|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

With 500 days to go until the opening fixture of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021), tournament organisers have announced that Scotland Wheelchair will be based in Sheffield for next years’ tournament. The Wheelchair squad, will be calling Sheffield home during the tournament, where the city will host all Group B fixtures at [...]

Scotland Men based in Newcastle for RLWC2021

2020-06-10T10:27:07+00:00June 10th, 2020|Scotland RL Team|

With 500 days to go until the opening fixture of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021), tournament organisers have announced that Scotland will be based in Newcastle for next years’ tournament. The men’s squad, known as the 'Bravehearts', will be calling Newcastle home during the tournament, where the city will host the opening [...]

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