I have tabled an Early Day Motion (EDM) pledging the House of Commons congratulations for the Wales Rugby League Team, along with England, Scotland and Ireland, on qualifying for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. The EDM also calls on the Government to support the team to raise awareness of rugby league and its importance in Wales.

The motion states:

That this House congratulates the Wales Rugby League team, along with England, Scotland and Ireland, on qualifying for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup to be held in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea in October and November 2017; and calls on the Government to support the team to raise awareness of rugby league and its importance in Wales. Read more “Rugby League World Cup 2017”