RFL chief executive Ralph Rimmer has revealed that a decision on the prospective admission of Ottawa and New York into the league pyramid is expected this week.
Rimmer was in conversation with broadcaster Mick Gledhill for the OurLeague app and told viewers that the governing body is likely to announce its ruling regarding the new clubs’ place in next year’s league hierarchy in the coming days.
Pleasure to interview RFL Chief Executive Ralph Rimmer on the #OurLeague App discussing the great work the RFL and its member clubs and partners are doing. One positive for Rugby League is participation levels have increased. Decision on New York/Ottawa bids is expected this week
— The Game Caller (@TheGameCaller) May 19, 2019
Meanwhile, Monday’s League Weekly claims only one club will be admitted and Ottawa are favourites to get the nod.