Rugby League World Cup 2013 is delighted to announce the launch of the official online shop.
Venue Retail 2014 Limited, the team behind venue retail operations for the London 2012 Olympic Games, have been appointed to run the official RLWC2013 online shop. VRL’s portfolio also includes the master license for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games and Cricket’s upcoming ICC Champions Trophy in June.
The shop, which is accessible at shop.rlwc2013.com, will stock a full range of official event and tournament merchandise including products from all 14 participating nations. continue reading
The draw for the quarter-finals of the 2013 Tetley’s Challenge Cup will see cup holders Warrington Wolves take on Huddersfield Giants in the stand-out tie of the round.
The Wolves will be hoping to move one step closer to a fourth appearance at Wembley in five years while Huddersfield will be aiming to avenge the Cup final defeat to Warrington in 2009.
The draw, made live on BBC Breakfast television and BBC Radio 5 Live by Louise Minchin and Charlie Stayt on Saturday, also saw Sheffield Eagles, the only remaining Championship side left in the competition, drawn at home to London Broncos. continue reading
DESPITE right-winger Mike Halsall’s two well-finished tries in the corner, Oldham RL under-20s were beaten 36-24 by York City Knights at Whitebank on Friday night.
Normally a full-back, Halsall was switched to the wing to make way at No 1 for first-teamer Steven Nield, who fashioned each of the winger’s tries by linking up with the threequarters and creating space for Halsall with wide, cut-out passes to the flank. continue reading
The draw for the quarter-finals of the 2013 Tetley’s Challenge Cup will be broadcast live to the nation on both BBC Television and BBC Radio on Saturday (May 18).
One of the biggest audiences ever recorded for a live Challenge Cup draw will be able to tune in to watch or listen to the fate of the eight remaining clubs in this year’s competition when the draw takes place at 8.35am. continue reading
England fans can show their true colours like never before when the country’s best Rugby League players go head to head with the cream of overseas talent in the International Origin Match next month.
To celebrate England’s fixture against the Exiles at The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington, on Friday June 14, the RFL has put together possibly the best value ticket package in Rugby League history. continue reading