Established in 2018, Nigeria Rugby League brings a sport that is both new and exciting to the country.


Our values are passion, persistence, commitment, fearlessness, respect and leadership.

The NRL within the next twelve months is working towards becoming an affiliate member. The NRL aims to grow the country’s rugby league club membership so that annual tournaments would be hosted in the country. The NRL would ensure the creation of a Junior League, develop women’s rugby and youth rugby in the country.

NRL aims to host a number of annual tournaments including a National Women’s and Youth tournaments alongside National Championship.

To the NRL, sports is bigger than a game. It is about shared joys, passions, commitment, a way to foster unity, a way to help build communities and change lives through a game.
To this end, the NRL will partner with sponsors, government agencies and local communities to plan and execute relevant programmes among the various communities in the regions where the Rugby League Clubs would be formed.

Some programmes include (Improved accessibility to public spaces for the physical challenge, The Sports Escape – targeted to encourage the youth to take up sports)


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