Fight/USARL special guest – Mavrik Laxton – the ceremonial kickoff and coin toss boy of the Championship Final

From Philadelpohia Fight Website http://www.fightrugby.com The Valley Forge Casino Fight and the USARL are proud to announce that we will have an official kick off and coin toss boy of the Championship Final this year.  8 year old Mavrik Laxton. Mavrik is a part of Fight CEO Ryan McGough’s home community not too far from the Fight field in Conshohocken,  and Mavrik just loves baseball and now rugby.  Mavrik is a...

Axemen Ready To Defend USARL Championship Title

From the Axemen Website http://www.jaxaxe.com The Firehouse Subs Jacksonville Axemen have been working hard the past two weeks preparing for the USARL Championship game this weekend against the Philadelphia Fight. This will be the Axemen’s 4th National Championship appearance in 5 years, and has the potential to be the team’s third win and make the Axemen the first team to win back to back Championships. The Axemen...

Some News from Around the World

By Daniel Andruczyk Some news from around the world including Russia going in search of players abroad, Poland will be at the RLEF annual AGM and the Colonial Cup goes to 4 matches with Norway Pulling out. Poland at RLEF AGM Next weekend is super busy for Rugby League. It see the next instalment of the Challenge Cup Final being played at Wembley, also the USARL Grand Final and the second game of the Colonial Cup...

RUSSIAN RUGBY LEAGUE LOOK TO BUILD ON EUROPEAN SHIELD SUCCESS

From Phil Caplan, RLEF Media Having emerged victorious at the culmination of the 2012-3 Rugby League European Shield – seeing off Italy, Serbia and Germany in the home and away tournament – Russia Rugby League (ARLK) are looking to further the sport in the country. A three-day seminar and workshop in Naro-Fominsk, run by RLEF Coaching Manager Martin Crick, has identified a five man team that will help...

RUSSIAN COACHING CORPS MAKES PROGRESS

From Victor Sapozhnikov RLEF Coaching Manager Martin Crick strengthened the Association of Rugby League Club’s (ARLK) coaching ranks following a three-day seminar and workshop in Naro-Fominsk. As the ARLK continues to establish itself, identifying the key technical leaders is towards the top of the RLEF’s priority list for the strategically important Eastern European nation. With four Russian coach-tutor candidates...

Wildcats Maul the Knights in Championship Upset

By Daniel Andruczyk at Greenwich High School Stadium New York Knights 10 (00) – 42 (20) Connecticut Wildcats All season the New York Knights have been the dominant team, in fact they have been the dominant team in the last few years. Their main rivals through this period have been the Connecticut Wildcats and with memory of last years Grand Final loss the Wildcats were out for some revenge. The Knights had a...

Fight Give the Best Present

By Daniel Andruczyk This months theme has been very much American centric at RLIS. Both the AMNRL and USARL are getting down to the nitty, gritty of their season with play offs and Championship finals approaching. Both the Axemen and Fight have shown that they are the dominant teams in the USARL while the AMNRL the Knight and Wildcats are also showing they are the top dogs. With the cold relations starting to thaw...

England-Midlands U18s Undertake Second Pioneering Tour to Serbia

From Phil Caplan, RLEF Media The England-Midlands U18s depart for Belgrade, Serbia on Thursday 15th August where they face Germany and the hosts at the Rugby League European Federation Youth Festival. The Midlands select played at the same event in 2012 where they faced Lebanon and Serbia. “The experience last year left a lasting impression on many young players,” commented David Butler who will manage the tour....
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