Touring

Touring

As the game continually expands there are more and more countries throughout the world that are looking for visiting teams from the UK.

Touring events can prove to be great cultural experiences and as well as making lasting contacts and friendships, going on tour will also help support the development of the game in the host country.

Touring countries and overseas associations looking for regular touring sides include: France, Ireland, Jamaica, Lebanon, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, South Africa, Ukraine, Wales, Canada Czech Republic, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Norway, Belgium, Demark, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, Morocco, Netherlands, Nigeria, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Trinidad & Tobago, United Arab Emirates.

Club Tours

All clubs and leagues who intend to arrange an international match or international exchange must complete and return

The Intention to Tour Application Form to tours@rfl.uk.com no less than three months prior to the intended tour date.

Once confirmation that the Intention to Tour Form has been received by the RFL, a club must provide the RFL with the following:

  • A completed Overseas Tour Application Form
  • Evidence of written exchanges between the hosts, RLIF/RLEF
  • Evidence of written permission from the relevant playing league
  • Evidence of written permission from the National Governing Body of the foreign club/league who wish to host the tour
  • A completed Tour Checklist

Organisational Tours

All organisations and members of organisations who intend to arrange an international match or international exchange must complete and return The Intention to Tour Application Form to tours@rfl.uk.com no less than six months prior to the intended tour date.

The following organisations will need to submit The Intention to Tour Application Form at least six months prior to tour date and send to tours@rfl.uk.com

  • English Lions
  • English Lions Youth
  • Lionhearts
  • University & College RL
  • GB Police
  • GB Teachers
  • GB Armed Forces
  • Royal Navy
  • Royal Air Force
  • The Army
  • England Women
  • England Wheelchair
  • BARLA Rep Teams

Once initial confirmation for the tour has been received, the Tour Application Form must be completed and returned to tours@rfl.uk.com

Contacts

For more information contact the RFL’s Operations department on 0113 823 9164 or via e-mail at tours@rfl.uk.com

Alternatively you can get in touch with:

EUROPE
Danny Kazandjian
M 0798 3477429
E danny.kazandjian@rlef.eu.com

SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE
Tas Baitieri
E tas@nswrlacademy.com.au