New Squad and Coach announced in lead up to Solomon Islands Showdown

From Ben Howard The Vanuatu Rugby League (VRL) has announced the playing squad for the upcoming international with the Solomon Islands in Mackay, Australia to be held at Virgin Australia Stadium on Saturday 5th October. The squad features a number of players that represented Vanuatu last October against Greece, yet also a number of new faces who are eager to showcase their ability. Returning players include Alehana...

Vanuatu set for “Battle of the Pacific”

From Ben Howard Saturday 12th October is set to host an epic Pacific showdown with the first ever Vanuatu versus Niue rugby league match. Vanuatu Rugby League founder Dane Campbell said the “Battle of the Pacific” is a great achievement for the Vanuatu Rugby League (VRL).” “The game against Niue will be a huge event.  We are very much looking forward to having them in Port Vila. ” “Both...

Our movement grows visibly

From Joel Morgan, FIRFL media FIRFL Statement, President Massitti The Federazione Italiana Rugby Football League is convinced our rugby league movement is growing visibly, David Massitti says “Last season we have got a lot of important numbers – says the federal chief executive – and I personally found the finals thrilling, which was played between Gladiators Roma and Falchi Pian Del Bruscolo...

RUGBY LEAGUE EUROPEAN SHIELD – GAME 12 – MATCH REPORT

From Phil Caplan, RLEF Media ITALY 32 SERBIA 20 – Este, Veneto A man of the match performance from Richard Lepori, who’s try on the hour secured victory, saw the Azzurri claim second spot in the final European Shield table, in a captivating clash. The Oldham winger paid his own way over to don the Italian shirt in an effort to make it into their World Cup squad and was happy to get the job done. “I really enjoyed...

RUGBY LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION MAKE DEFINITIVE STATEMENT ON ITALY

From Phil Caplan RLIF Statement on Italian Rugby League The RLIF is working closely through the RLEF to develop a bright future for rugby league in Italy. The World Cup will be a crowning event after 18-months of considerable organisational re-structuring and improvement both on and off the field, led by Federazione Italiana Rugby League President Orazio D’arro, General Secretary Alfonso Peloso and their fellow...

Malta Origin RL signs former Gateshead Thunder prop

From Anthony Micallef, Malta RL The Malta Origin RL club have announced the signing of prop forward Gareth Barron for the remainder of the 2013 MRL Dove Men+Care Championship. The 31-year-old started his professional career as a trainee with Gateshead Thunder in 1999 when the Thunder were in that year’s Super League competition. A level two coach, Barron played out this season with Hemel Stags while occupying a...

USA Gets By Canada Again

From Brian Lowe, USA Tomahawks Media The USA Tomahawks have one hand on the Colonial Cup trophy after beating archrivals Canada 28-20 in Game Three of the series in Toronto. “I cannot be happier to get the cash,” said USA coach Ben Kelly. “In hostile territory with a very short, disrupted preparation, the boys aimed up and executed brilliantly.” The USA’s cause was led by Louis Tulio and Brent Shorten, who each...

Axemen looking to expand Rugby League in the Southeastern United States.

From Spinner Howland On Sunday September 8, Southeastern Rugby League LLC (SERL), which is the parent company that operates the Jacksonville Axemen, will host a meeting to discuss the expansion and progress of Rugby League in the Southeastern states. SERL was created by Axemen founders Spinner Howland and Drew Slover in 2006 to operate the Axemen, and to ultimately progress and expand the sport of Rugby League in...
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