Epic battle makes Vanuatu Rugby League history

From Ben Howard In a hard fought match, the Vanuatu Rugby League (VRL) lost an epic battle in their maiden match on Suncorp Stadium today (23 February 2014) versus the Sunshine Coast Falcons (44 points to 6). The game started at a frantic pace as both teams played end to end football. Vanuatu had several early chances to score but were overcome by some strong Falcons defence. Inexperience by the Vanuatu side and...

Historic Showdown set for Vanuatu blockbuster at Suncorp Stadium

From Ben Howard, Vanuatu Media In a historic first, the Vanuatu Rugby League (VRL) team will play on the famous Suncorp Stadium this Sunday (23rd February, 2014). The 24 man strong squad will face off against the Sunshine Coast Falcons in a curtain-raiser to the Melbourne Storm and Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs NRL trial. In a testament to the growing talent – and excitement – for the game in Vanuatu, the squad...

South Africa congratulate Australia and New Zealand on winning right to host 2017 Rugby League World Cup

From Phil Caplan, RLEF media The Rugby League International Federation today announced that Australia and New Zealand were jointly successful in winning the right to host the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, ahead of a bid from South Africa. Chairman of the bid committee and RLIF vice chairman, Nigel Wood said: “The bid from South Africa was very strong, prepared professionally and clearly demonstrated a passion for...

Australia and New Zealand announced as the hosts of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup

From SAfRL media The Rugby League International Federation today announced that Australia and New Zealand were the successful bidders to host the 2017 RLIF World Cup. The joint bid was one of two bids, with South Africa being the other nation bidding for the honors to host this prestigious event. Chairman of the bid committee and RLIF Vice-Chair, Nigel Wood said “This was not a simple decision but with fans of...

CZECH RUGBY LEAGUE CHAMPIONS TRANSFORMED INTO RABBITOHS

From Phil Caplan, RLEF Media The current CZRLA Second Division Grand Final winners Chrudim Angels have been rebranded the Rabbitohs after entering into a strategic partnership with Australian powerhouse club South Sydney, owned by Russell Crowe. Chrudim, who were established in 2011, came to the attention of the famous NRL outfit when Rabbitohs CEO Shane Richardson was a guest of the CZRLA at their annual awards...

RUGBY LEAGUE TO FEATURE WITHIN COMMONWEALTH GAMES IN GLASGOW

From Phil Caplan, RLEF media The lead up to the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow will feature rugby league as an exhibition sport, with an U19s 9s Championship involving five of the six Commonwealth Regions. The Rugby League Commonwealth Championship 2014 will be contested by South Africa, Canada, Jamaica, England, Scotland, Wales, Australia and Papua New Guinea, with the teams split into two groups. The matches will...

Filipinos making more Asian Rugby League History

From Erick Elefante Ever since their first appearance in the Cabramatta International 9s tournament on the 4th February 2012, the Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) keeps on making Rugby League history. In their 3rd appearance at Saturday’s 1st of February Cabramatta International 9s, the PNRL entered four teams in the tournament: Pool G: Philippine Airlines (PAL) Philippine Tamaraws National Side Pool F:...

Rugby League World Cup 2013

By Daniel Andruczyk For Coverage and Updates of the 2013 Rugby league World Cup you can follow on the following links: http://www.rugbyleagueinternationalscores.com/index.php/worldcup/ http://www.rlwc2013.com/   Daniel Andruczyk’s email:...
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