2018 FMRL World Club Championships
|Teams||8 (from 3 confederations)|
|Venue(s)||2 (in 2 host cities)|
|Champions||Deacon RLFC (1st title)|
The 2018 FMRL World Club Championships will be the first edition of the FMRL World Club Championships and will feature two teams from the RLM Super 10, and one team each from the Birgeshir National Rugby League, Craitland Rugby League, Florian Super League and Senya Rugby League. In addition, there will be a qualifying tournament for an additional two clubs.
The tournament will be held in January 2018, in Mercury and the final will be played at the Freddie Mercury Memorial Arena.
The top two clubs in the RLM Super 10 advanced directly to the group stage, along with the top clubs from each of the Birgeshir National Rugby League, Craitland Rugby League, Florian Super League and Senya Rugby League. They will be joined by the two winners of a qualifying tournament that will take place in January 2018.
The following teams have qualified for the 2018 tournament.
|Entered in Group stage|
|Otaq Tomb Guardians (1st)||Northcliff Vikings (POW)||CT Hornets (1st)||Mercury RLFC (POW)|
|Deacon RLFC (POF)||Eprat RLFC (1st)|
|Entered in First qualifying round|
|Tiem Hearts (2nd)||Northsilver Panthers (POF)||Westlake Wildcats (3rd)||Havenbarrow Wolves (4th)|
|Cook Island Cobras (3rd)||May RLFC (4th)||Svorgas RLFC (2nd)||Stamford Steelers (1st)|
|Entered in Preliminary round|
|Seeded clubs||Unseeded clubs|
|Balkon Ents (2nd)||Mutfak Ogres (3rd)||Etourney Eagles (1st)||Etourney Warriors (2nd)|
|Southern Aztecs (3rd)||Sporting Club Livingston (1st)||KR Viten Sharks (1st)||Bergdorf Bergsteiger (1st)|
|Jamestown Raptors (2nd)||Murcia Toros (2nd)||Lusa Lakapi (4th*)||Nuví Pelezu Chargers (1st)|
|Moroni Mayhem RLFC (3rd)||Vyktory Dragons (3rd)||PRFC CSKA Kyustendil (1st)||Zandt Stags (1st)|
*Lusa Lakapi were the highest-ranked Lusana club in the 2017 Antarctic Championship.
There will be two groups, each consisting of four teams. Teams will play every other team in their group once, and the two highest-ranked teams in each group will advance to the semi-finals.
The final will be played at Freddie Mercury Memorial Stadium.
Sporting Club Livingston v Zandt Stags
27 December 2017
|Sporting Club Livingston||22 – 16||Zandt Stags|
Southern Aztecs v PRFC CSKA Kyustendil
27 December 2017
|Southern Aztecs||25 – 10||PRFC CSKA Kyustendil|
First qualifying round
Second qualifying round
Cook Island Cobras v Havenbarrow Wolves
10 January 2018
|Cook Island Cobras||42 – 26||Havenbarrow Wolves|
Third qualifying round
Northsilver Panthers v Westlake Wildcats
17 January 2018
|Northsilver Panthers||34 – 14||Westlake Wildcats|
|Deacon RLFC||3||2||0||1||98||54||+44||4||Advances to Semi-finals|
|Cook Island Cobras||3||2||0||1||80||44||+36||4||Advances to Semi-finals|
|Otaq Tomb Guardians||3||2||0||1||52||66||−14||4|
|Cook Island Cobras||22|
Cook Island Cobras v Northsilver Panthers
14 February 2018
|Cook Island Cobras||22 – 34||Northsilver Panthers|
Deacon RLFC v Northsilver Panthers
21 January 2018
|Deacon RLFC||30 – 15||Northsilver Panthers|