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Ukraine arrive in the UK and Apple US’s Best.

By various This weekend, the Ukrainians have arrived in the UK for a two game tour. This is exciting that they get to do a tour. They will be playing BARLA. Also a big congratulations to Apple Pope who won the RLIF’s USA Player of the Year award. UKRAINE RUGBY LEAGUE ARRIVE FOR TWO GAME TOUR From Phil Caplan On the eve of their fifth birthday, the Ukraine Rugby League side have arrived for a two game tour. They...

Russian Rugby League and Internationals

By Daniel Andruczyk This week saw some great games of Rugby League played throughout the world. With World Cup qualifiers and also the opening to the 4 Nations as well as the European Tri Nations. Fiji and PNG also played a game in PNG while some interesting YouTube clips of the Russian Rugby League have surfaced. Also the Rumour mill resurfaces today with significant news. But first some news from the Malta Rugby...

Italy Take the Last Spot and Russia are Slavic Champions!

Various Italy have grabbed the last spot to make it to the World Cup in a dramatic fashion. They drew with the Lebanese and go through on Point difference. The Russians retain their ttile as Slavic Champions defeating the Serbians in the Milan Kasanovic Cup. ITALY RUGBY LEAGUE MAKE IT TO 2013 WORLD CUP IN DRAMATIC FASHION From Phil Caplan There were tears aplenty and high emotions on both sides in Belgrade as Italy...

More Great News Form Europe

Various Some more great news from Europe this week with new affiliate members being accepted, The War of the Roses in swing with Cumbria winning the opening round and Lebanon and Italy battling it out for the last world Cup qualifiers. Russia and Serbia though won’t be going home empty, they will be fighting it out for the Slavic Cup. RUGBY LEAGUE EUROPEAN FEDERATION FORMALLY ADMITS FOUR NEW MEMBERS From Phil...

Rugby League European Federation Secures Further EC Funding Boost

From Phil Caplan The Rugby League European Federation has received its second successful European Commission grant application this year, with the news that the Sports Unit in Brussels has granted it €104,000 for its ‘Governance Foundation Project’. The project is aimed at strengthening good governance throughout the sport’s burgeoning number of national governing bodies throughout Europe, ensuring they are running...

USA vs. Jamaica – The Interviews

By Daniel Andruczyk I was able to catch up for a few words from Matthew Elliott, the USA coach, the Howards brothers and Dean Thomas from Jamaica as well as a few words from Davis Niu. It was a historic day for Rugby League in the USA, with the Tomahawks winning through to their first ever Rugby League World Cup. First I spoke with Matthew Elliot, the coach of the Tomahawks: Rugby League International Scores:...

USA Make History Qualifying into the World Cup

By Daniel Andruczyk USA 40 – Jamaica 4 A beautiful day in Camden met the USA and Jamaica, who were both looking to create history by qualifying through to their first Rugby League World Cup. This game was also Military Appreciation day which saw the 800 strong crowd treated to displays from the armed forces and saw the swearing in of new recruits. The game started out in a fast and furious fashion with both teams...

World Cup Qualifiers Promotion

By Daniel Andruczyk The World Cup Qualifiers in the Atlantic Zone have had some good coverage locally. With a billboard and newspaper advertising, there has also been a lot done to push and promote the games on TV. Some of the adds and spots in the news are up on your tube. Comcast, Sports Tonight spot   World Cup Qualifier add   Daniel Andruczyk’s email:...
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