The number of competing nations rose from four in 1954 to ten in 1995. Since 2000, only the best nations qualify automatically all other teams had to play a qualification before.
|1954, Oct 30 - Nov 13||Paris FRA||GBR||16:12||FRA||AUS|
|1957, Jun 15-25||Brisbane, Sydney AUS||AUS||---||GBR||NZL|
|1960, Sep 24 - Oct 08||Bradford, Leeds, Swinton, Wigan GBR||GBR||---||AUS||NZL|
|1968, May 25 - Jun 10||Sydney AUS||AUS||20:2||FRA||GBR|
|1970, Oct 21 - Nov 08||Leeds GBR||AUS||12:7||GBR||FRA|
|1972, Oct 28 - Nov 11||Lyon FRA||GBR||10:10aet||AUS||FRA|
|1975, Mar 02 - Nov 06||home & away||AUS||---||ENG||WAL|
|1977, May 29 - Jun 25||Sydney AUS||AUS||13:12||GBR||NZL|
|1985, Jul 07 - 1988, Oct 09||home & away||AUS||25:12||NZL||GBR|
|1989, Jul 23 - 1992, Oct 24||home & away||AUS||10:6||GBR||NZL|
|1995, Oct 07 - 28||London GBR||AUS||16:8||ENG||---|
|2000, Oct 28 - Nov 25||Manchester GBR||AUS||40:12||NZL||---|
|2008, Oct 25 - Nov 22||Brisbane AUS||NZL||34:20||AUS||---|
|2013, Oct 26 - Nov 30||Manchester GBR||AUS||34:2||NZL||---|
|2017, Oct 27 - Dec 02||Brisbane AUS||AUS||6:0||ENG||---|
additional twenty minutes extra time was played in the final, but no
further score resulted, and Great Britain were awarded the cup by
virtue of a better position in the table.
1985: Conversely, FRA was unable to fulfil their 1987 tour of Australasia due to financial difficulties, and had to forfeit away fixtures against AUS, NZL and PNG. The two top teams on the table AUS and NZL met in the World Cup final in Auckland NZL.
1989: The two top teams on the table AUS and GBR met in the World Cup final in London GBR.
The Four Nations replaced the Tri Nations tournament adding a fourth team to the three top teams AUS, ENG and NZL since 2009 onwards. The fourth team is the winner of the European Cup if the tournament take place in the northern hemisphere and the winner of the Pacific Cup if the tournament is organized in the southern hemisphere respectively.
|1999, Oct 15 - Nov 01||Auckland NZL||AUS||22:20||NZL||GBR|
|2004, Oct 16 - Nov 27||Leeds GBR||AUS||44:4||GBR||NZL|
|2005, Oct 15 - Nov 26||Leeds GBR||NZL||24:0||AUS||GBR|
|2006, Oct 14 - Nov 25||Sydney AUS||AUS||16:12||NZL||GBR|
|2009, Oct 23 - Nov 14||Leeds ENG||AUS||46:16||ENG||NZL|
|2010, Oct 23 - Nov 13||Brisbane AUS||NZL||16:12||AUS||ENG|
|2011, Oct 28 - Nov 19||Leeds ENG||AUS||30:8||ENG||NZL|
|2014, Oct 25 - Nov 15||Wellington NZL||NZL||22:18||AUS||ENG|
|2016, Oct 28 - Nov 20||Liverpool ENG||AUS||34:8||NZL||ENG|
2006: The final was decided in extra time after „golden point”.
|2005, Sep 23 - Oct 01||Moskva RUS||AUS||62:6||FRA||PNG|
|2000, Nov 07-24||Warrington GBR||NZL||26:4||GBR||AUS|
|2003, Sep 28 - Oct 12||Auckland NZL||NZL Kiwi Ferns||58:0||NZL Maori||---|
|2008, Nov 06-16||Brisbane AUS||NZL||34:0||AUS||---|
|2013, Jul 05-14||Leeds ENG||AUS||22:12||NZL||ENG|
|2017, Nov 16 - Dec 02||Brisbane AUS||AUS||23:16||NZL||---|
The World Club Challenge is a match played between the
champions of the Australian National Rugby League and the English Super
League annually since 2000.
Until 1994, the matches were played between the current champions of NSWRL Premiership and RFL Premiership. Only in 1997, the competition inflated to all 22 clubs of the Australian and English Super Leagues.
|1976, Jun 29||Sydney||Eastern Suburbs Roosters AUS||25:2||St. Helens RLC ENG|
|1977 - 1986||not played|
|1987, Oct 07||Wigan||Wigan RLFC ENG||8:2||Manly Warringah Sea Eagles AUS|
|1989, Oct 04||Manchester||Widnes RLFC ENG||30:18||Canberra Raiders AUS|
|1991, Oct 02||Liverpool||Wigan RLFC ENG||21:4||Penrith Panthers AUS|
|1992, Oct 31||Wigan||Brisbane Broncos AUS||22:8||Wigan RLFC ENG|
|1994, Jun 01||Brisbane||Wigan RLFC ENG||20:14||Brisbane Broncos AUS|
|1995 - 1996||not played|
|1997, Oct 17||Auckland NZL||Brisbane Broncos AUS||36:12||Hunter Mariners AUS|
|1998 - 1999||not played|
|2000, Jan 22||Wigan||Melbourne Storm AUS||44:6||St. Helens RLC ENG|
|2001, Jan 26||Bolton||St. Helens RLC ENG||20:18||Brisbane Broncos AUS|
|2002, Jan 25||Huddersfield||Bradford Bulls ENG||41:26||Newcastle Knights AUS|
|2003, Feb 14||Bolton||Sydney Roosters AUS||38:0||St. Helens RLC ENG|
|2004, Feb 13||Huddersfield||Bradford Bulls ENG||22:4||Penrith Panthers AUS|
|2005, Feb 04||Leeds||Leeds Rhinos ENG||39:32||Canterbury Bulldogs AUS|
|2006, Feb 03||Huddersfield||Bradford Bulls ENG||30:10||Wests Tigers AUS|
|2007, Feb 23||Bolton||St. Helens RLC ENG||18:14||Brisbane Broncos AUS|
|2008, Feb 29||Leeds||Leeds Rhinos ENG||11:4||Melbourne Storm AUS|
|2009, Mar 01||Leeds||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles AUS||28:20||Leeds Rhinos ENG|
|2010, Feb 28||Leeds||Melbourne Storm AUS||18:10||Leeds Rhinos ENG|
|2011, Feb 27||Wigan||St. George Illawarra AUS||21:15||Wigan Warriors ENG|
|2012, Feb 17||Leeds||Leeds Rhinos ENG||26:12||Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles AUS|
|2013, Feb 22||Leeds||Melbourne Storm AUS||18:14||Leeds Rhinos ENG|
|2014, Feb 22||Sydney||Sydney Roosters||36:14||Wigan Warriors|
|2015, Feb 22||St. Helens||South Sydney Rabbitohs AUS||39:0||St. Helens RFC ENG|
|2016, Feb 21||Leeds||North Queensland Cowboys AUS||38:4||Leeds Rhinos ENG|
|2017, Feb 19||St. Helens||Wigan Warriors ENG||22:6||Cronulla Sharks AUS|
|2018, Feb 16||Melbourne||Melbourne Storm AUS||38:4||Leeds Rhinos ENG|
The World Sevens was a pre-season rugby league sevens
first held in 1988 for New South Wales teams only. Since 1992, also
teams from outside Australia joined to the tournament which was
ceased after founding of the RLIF. Later it came back as RLIF World
Sevens but was not continued since 2004.
It was held in Parramatta until 1991 and then in Sydney (except the opening day 1995 in Brisbane, 1996 in Parramatta).
|Rugby League World Sevens|
|1992, Feb 07-09||Wigan Warriors GBR||18: 6||Brisbane Broncos AUS|
|1993, Feb 05-07||Eastern Suburbs Roosters AUS||18:12||Manly Warringah Sea Eagles AUS|
|1994, Feb 04-06||Manly Warringah Sea Eagles AUS||44:12||St. George Dragons AUS|
|1995, Feb 04-05||Manly Warringah Sea Eagles AUS||36:12||Fiji Batis FIJ|
|1996, Feb 03-04||Newcastle Knights AUS||48:18||North Sydney Bears AUS|
|1997, Feb 08-09||Parramatta Eels AUS||32:22||North Sydney Bears AUS|
|RLIF World Sevens|
|2003, Feb 01-02||Parramatta Eels AUS||42:18||England|
|2004, Jan 24-25||Wests Tigers AUS||18: 7||Parramatta Eels AUS|
During the „rugby war” the Super League created the Super League World Nines as a counterpart to the Rugby League World Sevens. After the founding of the RLIF continuation was decided starting from January 2002, but ultimately did not take place.
|1996, Feb 22-24||Suva FIJ||NZL||26:10||PNG||AUS|
|1997, Jan 31 - Feb 02||Townsville AUS||NZL||16:0||SAM||---|
Last modified: 05.07.2018