Reggae Warriors fall to Canada in Rugby League

From Romeo Monteith, Jamaican Rugby League Canada Wolverines stopped Jamaica Reggae Warriors 38-14 in a hotly contested international game at the Lamport Stadium in Toronto on Saturday, July 20. The teams battled before 5788 fans for the Caribbean Carnival Cup in its third instalment. The Reggae Warriors knew they were in for a rough day when two late tackles on their halves in the first set went unpunished by the...

Season Start

By Daniel Andruczyk So after a long break, where well I just needed to recharge and also my regular job got really intense and busy, I am finally able to came back and start writing about the sport I love once more. I’d like to just say a thanks to everyone that did write to me seeing if everything was OK and its nice to know that RLIS is appreciated. But probably by the end of the year there will be changes, but...

News from Jamaica Part 2

By Various Some more news from Jamaica. Big Wins for GC Foster, Mico and PCC in Intercol Rugby League Action From Romeo Monteith, JRLA Mico 34 def. UWI 18 Thurs. Feb 8. On Thursday, Mico and UWI started round 3 of Intercollegiate Rugby League action. The Miconians prevailed 34-18 in what was a tense and close battle until 20 minutes before full time. Mico’s tries came from Romaen Campnell (1), Fabian Turner (2),...

News from Jamaica Part 1

By Various Lots of news also from the Jamaicans. Their season is of to a flyer with the inter-col schools tournament. Intercollegiate Rugby League off with a Bang From Romeo Monteith, JRLA The 2013 Intercollegiate rugby league season is off to a pulsating start, with games played on Thursday and Saturday. Six teams are challenging for the right to be called champions, including new comers Excelsior Community...

2013 Starting to Build

By Daniel Andruczyk More developments in 2013 as the big year in Rugby League kicks off. The USARL 9s is firming up as we anticipate that information from the USARL on this years events will come forward soon. I hear that there are a few details that need to be finalised. In the UK there has been some worry that the Salford City reds will soon close their doors, but seems that there may be a saviour on the...

REGGAE RUGBY LEAGUE PRIMED FOR 2013

Romeo Monteith, JRLA Development Officer It has been eight years since the introduction of rugby league to Jamaica. But gone are the nervous days when many wondered whether the demanding team sport would survive in this nation of gifted athletes. Then, there were only four teams fanning the flames of a revolution. Fast forward to the end of 2012 and those at the head of the JRLA are looking forward to 2013 after...

The Prophet of the Pacific

By Daniel Andruczyk There are halls of fame, lists of immortals and legends of the game. 100% of the time it seems that its the players who have gone out on the field and slugged it out for 10 or 12 years that get the honours. And rightly they should, but, unlike the being on the front lines sometimes the hardest work is done behind them and its many of these people that should, but never get the recognition that...

Vanuatu Shines as the New Kid

By Daniel Andruczyk The end of the year is the international season for Rugby League, this year though has a very different flavour to it. Two regulars, Australia and New Zealand have decided to take a break, but this has allowed some of the new kids on the block to shine. One of the most exciting to arrive is Vanuatu, which has been a passion of International Rugby League Stalwart Dane Campbell. Vanuatu took on...
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