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THE LIONS ROAR AGAIN

From Tiziano Franchini, F.I.R.L. On Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Piacenza the Italian State of Origin between the Longobardi and Leoni Veneti was played. The Leoni came through in a well contested and intense match 30 to 40. The two selections, played an open and tough game full of hard tackles, the match was not just for the pride of each zone but an opportunity for the players to push for their places in the...

Tourist impressed with Rugby League development in San Narciso, Zambales!!!

From Erick Elefante Tom and Marlyn Simpson were supposed to have retired to La Paz beach in San Narciso, Zambales. But instead they’ve been laying the foundations for Rugby League the “Greatest Game of All” at this picturesque fishing town in the Philippines. Working when you have supposed to have retired has infected other members of the Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) board. With PNRL board member Chris...

Season Start

By Daniel Andruczyk So after a long break, where well I just needed to recharge and also my regular job got really intense and busy, I am finally able to came back and start writing about the sport I love once more. I’d like to just say a thanks to everyone that did write to me seeing if everything was OK and its nice to know that RLIS is appreciated. But probably by the end of the year there will be changes, but...

Poland Rugby League – Crowd funding to support development!

From Polska Rugby League Rugby League in Poland has existed for a little over two years yet in that short period of time a dedicated workforce of volunteers have made serious strides in introducing a sport to a nation which had little or knowledge of the 13-a side game. It all began in 2011 when 20-year-old student Lukasz Lukca was searching the internet for a sport or activity that he could introduce to his home...

Tonga Rugby League Jersey Appeal

From Ben Cheesman, Tonga Rugby League The Tongan Rugby League is currently seeking donations from junior clubs ahead of its upcoming inaugural primary schools competition. The Tongan Rugby League will commence a primary school rugby league program this March comprising of a series of clinics and coach/referee education sessions and will culminate in a junior gala day to coincide with our upcoming senior rugby...

THREE ITALIANS IN ENGLAND – FIRL

From Tiziano Franchini, FIRL After the arrival of Stefano Cardella and Francesco De Milito to Coventry Bears ten days ago now it’s Fabrizio Ciaurro’s time to join the English team, he will arrive and be part on Tuesday. Stefano Cardella, man of XIII of Duomo of Milan in the last two Italian seasons, prop, hooker or second line with 22 years old and experience in the Azzurra during the last European Shield, was the...

News from Europe Part 2

By Various More news from Europe with the Ukrainians completing the RLEF technical strategy and the Germans and Warrington link starting to provide dividends for Rugby League Deutschland. UKRAINE RL COMPLETES RUGBY LEAGUE EUROPEAN FEDERATION TECHNICAL STRATEGY From Phil Caplan, RLEF Ukraine became the latest country to complete its tutor training programme under the RLEF’s three-year Technical Strategy, which is...

News from Europe Part 1

From Various There is also lots of international news from over the last couple weeks that has been coming from Europe with the Czech’s Maltese forging ahead with their domestic seasons. College U19’s return to defend Dove Men+Care Trophy From Anthony Micallef, MRL Calderdale College U19’s arrived in Malta yesterday for a training camp that sees the Lee Greenwood coached outfit take on Gozo RL tomorrow evening in...
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