The final instalment of this series is the eastern European nations of Russia, Ukraine and Serbia.
There aren’t a lot of league playing nations in Africa or Asia so I’ve limited the teams in this post to two.
I haven’t been able to work on much lately, not enough to post a full set like I had promised earlier. To keep new content coming in I’ve decided to unveil North American teams as I make them.
United States …
I already posted an England design earlier but wanted to do the rest of the RL nations in the British Isles as well – Ireland, Scotland and Wales. One of the challenges, as was the case with England, was …
The remainder of these international uniforms will be done in groups classified by region. The first region is the pacific islands. The pacific island nations were a fairly daunting task in that there is a strong push for the …
The French have fallen off as a rugby league powerhouse in the 50 years but have a long (and tumultuous) history with the game. They still sit in or around the top 5 in the world but are a …
The final of the big three is the New Zealand Kiwis.
Like Australia, the Kiwis have a classic design that has been used for most of their history with some minor exceptions and variations. Black and white …
The old enemy has a long and storied history to draw inspiration from. Like many of the English national teams, the RL team features white heavily with minimal trim colours. The aim in this project was to create an identity that set RL apart from other sports while retaining common elements that represent England.
In 2009 I set out to standardise the flags of Australia, based on the split pale designs of the ACT and NT flags [link]. The idea of standardising flags was reasonably well received though comments on the flags themselves were varied. I wanted to continue in a similar vein but with a different emphasis placed on national identities.
After a nine month hiatus, I finally have had the time to post something new. Given that the Rugby League Four Nations has just finished, I figured now would be an ideal time to work on some international team concepts.