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History at War on the Shore

By Daniel Andruczyk Photos: Felipe Bedoya The annual AMNRL War in the shore was played over the weekend of 3 August at Sea Isle City New Jersey. The last full round of the 2013 season was to be played with the new kids on the block, Southampton Dragons taking on the New York Northern Raiders, Front runners New York Knights were taking on the Pennsylvania Bulls and NOVA to take on the Connecticut Wildcats....

The Rugby League Warriors are back

From Philippine Rugby League The last time these groups of local Filipino Rugby League enthusiast were together, was at the inaugural Clark International 9s tournament on Saturday the 27th October, 2012. Nine months from their first experience of Rugby League in 2012. The graduates of the Maritime Academy of Asia & the Pacific (MAAP) from Mariveles City, Bataan – the Alumni Warriors, the Merchant Marine...

New York Win Big in Virginia

By Daniel Andruczyk New York Knights 52 – 04 NOVA Eagles The weekend saw some unbelievably atrocious weather on the East Coast of the USA. In some appalling rain the New York Knights travelled to Northern Virginia to take on the NOVA Eagles. It was a game that potentially promised to be competitive since it was a top of the table clash. However the Knights showed that they really are a step up above the rest of the...

Interview with FIRFL National Youth Coordinator Massimo Nicotra: Increasing National Youth Setup Further

From Joel Morgan, FIRFL The Federazione Italiana Rugby Football League put points on the board with focus on growing the youth program. After the recent youth national stage in Avezzano the satisfaction among those involved is still alive. The city is where the official National Under 17 selection stage and development initiative grew further through coaches Sebastian Velazquez and Gigi Ferraro. “After a...

HUNGARY STAGES FIRST LOCAL RUGBY LEAGUE COMPETITION

From Phil Caplan The Hungarian Rugby League Federation organised its first Rugby League Cup over the weekend. Having had spent two years establishing exchanges with teams from regional neighbours Serbia and the Czech Republic, four male and three female teams played in a nines competition in Székesfehérvár, 65km south-west of Budapest. Elephants Rugby XIII won the men’s competition, winning two and drawing one of...

Fight Secure Lead as RIR have a First for Rugby League

By Daniel Andruczyk Living in the USA, I guess many of my articles have had more of a North American flavour to them, after all its the games I get to see often and interact with the players and some managers. With the split here there is a very real relevant need to cover the game in any detail here. Fortunately I have several teams from both the AMNRL and USARL I can go and see. I went recently to a round 6 game...

Sharks make a Run for the Finals

By Daniel Andruczyk Saturday saw the Northern Virginia Eagles travel away to the Shark Park in Levittown, Pennsylvania. This was actually the 2nd round match that was postponed due to NOVA having not enough players. This time, however, the Eagles were with a full compliment and looking to secure their position in the top 4. The sharks in second last spot with a big win could be on equal points with 4 other teams....

National U17 Team Selection for Rugby League in Italy

From Joel Morgan, Italia RFL After the very successful championship finals that were played at CONI Acqua Acetosa (Rome) on July 13 and 14 achieving national television and .major newspaper coverage for the activity registered by the FIRFL. Last Saturday, another event of great importance aiding in the growth of the Rugby 13 movement was reached in Avezzano, in fact, the federation staged the first all national...
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