RLEF STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL CALENDAR AND SPORTACCORD MEMBERSHIP

From Phil Caplan, RLEF media The Rugby League European Federation Board of Directors has met for the first time in 2014 to discuss some of the key issues facing the federation following the successful 2013 Rugby League World Cup. Following the meeting, the Board issued the following statement: “The RLEF is keen for the RL International Federation to conclude its deliberations on the international calendar so that...

Spanish Town and St. Catherine High crowned rugby league Champions

From Romeo Monteith, Jamaica RL media U16 Finals Result Wednesday Feb. 12, 2014 @ Campion College St. Catherine 18 defeat St. Spanish Town 6 Flying winger Quame Green led St. Catherine to victory over rivals and defending champions Spanish Town High in the U16 finals when he scored two tries and kicked a conversion for a 10 point haul. He was supported by Dominic Brown who scored a try and kicked 2 conversions...

Round 3 Results: Intercollegiate Rugby League Championship

From Romeo Monteith, Jamaican RL media Match 1. Mico University College 72 def. University of Technology 4 (Thurs. Feb 6) Round 3 of the Intercollegiate Rugby League Championship began on Thursday February 6 with defending champions Mico going on a rampage against UWI make it three wins in as many matches. The Miconians were led by Fabion Turner, Tarj Pecco and Antonio Baker with three tries apiece. Rico Mathews...

STALWART RUSSIAN RUGBY LEAGUE ADMINISTRATOR STANDS DOWN

From Phil Caplan, RLEF media Long-serving rugby league official and the founder of the game in Russia, Edgard Taturyan has stepped down from the presidency of the Russian Association of Rugby League Clubs (ARLK), ending an unbroken association with the sport dating back to 1989. “Even under such [difficult] circumstances we were able to become a Full Member of the RLEF and RLIF, lead Russia to the 2012-13 European...

Leeds Rhinos partner with new Atlanta Rugby League Team

From USARL, media The Iconic Leeds Rhinos Rugby League team, who has been a dominant force in the First Utility Super League (UK) by winning six Championships in the last 10 years, will now have a partner team in the USA who bares the same Iconic Mascot. We are proud to announce the ATLANTA RHINOS Rugby League Team. The Atlanta Rhinos will be part of the Southeast Conference of the USA Rugby League National...

Spanish Town will defend titles in High School Rugby League Championship

From Romeo Monteith U16 Semi-Finals Results (from Wednesday Feb. 5, 2014) Game 1: St. Catherine 8 defeat St. Georges College 0 Tries from Maxwell Whiteham and Shemar Henry secured an upset victory for St. Catherine High against St. Georges College on Wednesday. Game 2: Spanish Town 12 defeat Calabar High 2 Defending champions Spanish Town will defend their title after tries from Steven Paterson and Andrew Camron,...

Impact of RLWC2013

By Daniel Andruczyk Today, I received an interesting email with an article that has been written by Martyn Hudson on plusnet. It takes an initial look into the social media trends of Rugby League and the Rugby League World Cup. He uses a freely available Google trends app and concentrates on the UK and world wide trends. It shows some interesting and disturbing trends. I won’t repeat the whole article here, but you...

Confusion Reigns in the USA

By Daniel Andruczyk As the new year kicks off with lots of great news from around the world, one of the countries that potentially offered so much during the Rugby League World Cup have shown that life back home is rocky at best. The American National Rugby League (AMNRL), who control the USA Tomahawks national team and competed at the RLWC2013, are in turmoil with emails surfacing over the last couple weeks. The...
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