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.
It is important to carefully consider the aim of your tour. Will it be for development, as an opportunity to try new things in a different environment, or solely for fun and relaxation?
You must also consider the most appropriate timing for your tour and the destination, always keeping your overall aim in mind.
When planning a tour approval must be obtained in advance. If you’re planning a tour for children, it is essential that you read our Touring with Children Guide and the RFL Safeguarding Policy.
All organisations and members of organisations who intend to arrange an international match or international exchange must complete and return Overseas Tour Application Form to firstname.lastname@example.org no less than six months prior to the intended tour date.
The Community Board International Group are responsible for agreeing and sanctioning all Tours.
For more information, contact the RFL Community Game Competition Delivery Team by e-mail: email@example.com.