West Oxfordshire Levellers – X-League
What are the qualities of a great Rugby League Prop Forward?
X-League is proud to announce the latest addition to the X-League family, the West Oxfordshire Levellers. The club is managed and coached by John Connaughton, John explains the origin of the name and colours. The origin of the club’s name owes itself to the Civil War history in the county, and puts us in direct […]
In Rugby League, What makes a good set of six?
This week we get an opionion from the heavy hitters of FB on what are the qualities of a good Prop Forward. Fred Laumua, leads us off; The obvious answers will be, Offloader, Big hitter Hard runner. Personally, being versatile and able to re-adjust to unexpected changes with the gameplan both defensive and offensive. Being […]
BRLA and X-League
We asked a very open ended question recently what constitutes a ‘good’ set of six in Rugby League. We received a number of great answers. Former Oldham and Barrow coach Stephen Deakin writes : “Depends largely on whether the set is coming out of one’s own end (yardage) or is one that is in the […]
Harrogate Fire Ants and X-League
BRLA is happy to announce its collaboration with X-League: Limited Contact Rugby League. This variant of Rugby XIII is a concept created by Des Foy (former professional player). Previously known as ‘Eurotag’, it has been used by various member nations of the RLEF. But with its new name, X-League (pronounced Cross League) it has been […]
X-League @ Whistler Wolves
Yorkshire newest club joins forces with Rugby Leagues newest variant. Harrogate Fire Ants are a community North Yorkshire Rugby League team based in Harrogate who aim to provide community sport in a fun, friendly and safe environment. The club nickname explains the spirit of the club as the website explains – “Harrogate Fire Ants stand […]
X-League Mini Games
X-League will form part of Whistler Wolves development plan as they kick off Rugby League in the area next year. Playing their inaugural season in 2020 with training to take place in Whistler. The Wolves are creating a community Rugby League club that Whistler can call its own. The club is open to everyone who is […]
X-League partners with Xile Sports as official kit supplier.
Part of our ethos at X-League is that people develop and learn most from games and competition. With small training sessions being allowed all over the world as Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, we decided to detail some of the mini games a team or small group may use to sharpen skills whilst keeping a healthy […]
X-League At The Rugby League World Cup 2021
X-League Steering Group are delighted to announce a partnership with Xile Sport as an official kit supplier. Xile Sport Limited are a newly formed sportswear manufacturer based in Ireland and the UK who provide a professional standard kit at an affordable price. Xile Sports aim is to make top class sportswear available to all clubs […]
A blast from the past…
X-League World Cup Expression of Interest. To coincide with the Rugby League World Cup England 2021. X-League will host its own International X-League Competition based in Sheffield, UK November 17th-21st 2021 around the semi finals of all three World Cups (Wheelchair, Mens, Womens). Targeted at both developing and established regions of Rugby League, the teams […]
With Sherwood Wolf Hunts historic challenge cup win and X-Leagues 2020 re-brand and launch happening in the same week, we thought we would look back at the day our paths crossed on a sunny April day, almost five years ago…. Back on the 27th April 2015 over 200 spectators watched the inaugural North Nottinghamshire Rugby […]