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Ukraine in Serbia for the Slavic Cup and South Africa Prepare for WC

Various The Ukranian’s are on a two game tour of Serbia where they will play the next leg of the Slavic Cup. The South Africans are preparing for their World Cup Qualifiers with a warm up match against the Canadians. Also some news from the USARL AGM with more youth development. UKRAINE UNDERTAKE TWO GAME RUGBY LEAGUE TOUR OF SERBIA From Phil Caplan The Ukrainian Rugby league team arrive in Serbia this week on a...

The Rise of Rugby League in Poland

By Daniel Andruczyk Attempts to form Rugby League in Poland have had their ups and down over the last couple years. However finally the the sport has found its advocates and supporters not only overseas but in Poland itself. Łukasz Łucka (pr. W-oo-ka-sh W-oo-ts-ka), has set up the first ever Rugby League club in Poland. Łukasz lives in the central city of Łόdź (pr. W-oo-j). Łόdź used to be a textile powerhouse, a...

RLIS is Back on Board

By Daniel Andruczyk I am back from my two weeks of travels. I would love to say that its been a nice relaxing time, but I have been hard at work the whole time both in my physics and also Rugby League. Much has been happening in the world of Rugby League, and so lets do a bit of a round up of the last two weeks. Congrats to Simon and Kathy Cooper … and Germany! First up I would like to extend my congratulations...

It’s Hard to Keep a Game of Rugby League Down

By Daniel Andruczyk Despite a massive Hurricane (Hurricane Irene) hitting the East coast of the USA and Philadelphia getting a big brunt of it, it was not enough to cancel two of the penultimate events on the Rugby League Calendar in the United States. The Colonial Cup Between the USA Tomahawks and Canada Wolverines was brought forward a couple hours and the USARL Grand Final was brought forward by an hour. It...

Poland’s First Rugby League Club Officially Established

By Daniel Andruczyk Yesterday Poland’s First Rugby League Club was finally officially registered by the Mayor and Council in Łódż. The club is officially known as Łódzki Klub Rugby XIII or in English Lodz Rugby League Football Club. Their short name will be the, Lodz Magpies. The magpie is a very common bird there and seemed like an obvious choice. Within the month the club should get some Rugby League kits I have...

USARL Season Reaches it’s Climax

From Ryan McGough USA Rugby League-Fight vs Warriors-Championship Final Countdown This Saturday in Philadelphia (Conshohocken) at 3pm, two of the oldest clubs in the USA Rugby League battle it out for the inaugural USA Rugby League National Championship. Each team has traveled a different path to reach this stage but both are united as one of eight foundation clubs in the new formed USA Rugby League. Win or lose,...

Knight Win AMNRL Championships

By Various Today there is much news about the game in the USA with the AMNRL Grand Finals and finally some junior development. Also Lebanon announce their train on squad for the World Cup Qualifiers. New York Knight Crowned AMNRL Champions Yesterday the New York Knights showed their dominance over the AMNRL season with a bruising win over the Connecticut Wildcats 38 – 4. It was a far cry from the close loss that...

Lots of News From Around the World

By Various This week there has been lots of great news from around the world with the development of the sport. in Germany there is an U16 tournament while in North America teams are gearing up for the USARL grand final and Colonial Cup. Also some news out of the Ukraine. JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL TEAMS HEAD TO GERMAN FESTIVAL From Phil Caplan Rugby League Deutschland will host the first European Youth Rugby League...
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