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FIRFL President David Massitti “For us it has been a splendid 2013”

From Joel Morgan, FIRFL media Federleague, the President David Massitti: “For us it has been a splendid 2013”. We have run out of 2013, a very important year for the Federazione Italiana Rugby Football League (FIRFL). To confirm it is the chief director of the FIRFL David Massitti which, like always at the end of the year, tracks the balance of what the previous 365 days represented for the Federleague. “Our...

RLEF RECOGNISES SPANISH NATIONAL GOVERNING BODY AS DOMESTIC LEAGUE KICKS OFF

From Phil Caplan, RLEF Media Office The RLEF has awarded Observer status to the Asociación Española de Rugby League, giving rugby league its first national presence in Spain. Headquartered in Valencia, Spain’s third largest city, the AERL, registered under Spanish law with the Interior Ministry, was officially founded in August 2013, six months after its leaders started the Spanish rugby league project. Mrs Salome...

Rugby League comes to San Narciso, Zambales

From Erik Elefante, PNRL The Philppines National Rugby League (PNRL) team the PAL Tamaraws go into the 2nd Rugby League Asian Cup at the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy in San Narciso, Zambales, Philippines on October 21, with a very different side to the one that won the inaugural Asian Cup in Thailand in 2012. The PAL Tamaraws are well served with their Elite Australian, National Rugby League (NRL) players...

Malta Origin to field British enforcer in Gozo clash

From Anthony Micallef, MRL He’s the dual-code British rugby prop that has created a stir on the Maltese Islands since his arrival. Signing last month with local club Malta Origin RL, the 120 kilogram man mountain Gareth Barron will debut in his side’s crunch match against Gozo RL this Saturday at Melita FC. Gozo RL and Malta Origin RL have met twice this season, with Gozo fairing better thanks to the...

Rugby League World Cup 2013

By Daniel Andruczyk For Coverage and Updates of the 2013 Rugby league World Cup you can follow on the following links: http://www.rugbyleagueinternationalscores.com/index.php/worldcup/ http://www.rlwc2013.com/   Daniel Andruczyk’s email:...

USA selects pioneering home grown hero for ambassador role

From USA Tomahawks THE USA Tomahawks are proud to announce the most capped player in their history, home grown rugby league pioneer Curtis Cunz, as their team ambassador. Tomahawks’ team manager Steven Johnson said Cunz was one of the faces of the game in America and richly deserved his appointment after initially missing the tour as a played due to a bicep injury. Cunz will be the public face of the...

Selection Controversy threatens to turn World Cup into a Farce

By Daniel Andruczyk It’s now seasons end with domestic Rugby League and usually the die-hard League fan licks their lips for the up coming international season. In the past its been the various tours and more recent;ly the 3 and 4 nations tournaments. We were always wanting to see if anyone would stop Australia’s 30 year stranglehold on the international sport, it was finally broken by the Kiwis and now we...

Gozo score Independence Day win to open wide Maltese Championship

From Anthony Micallef Gozo RL this afternoon registered the upset of the season as they crossed for an 11-try rout of their fancied opponents Malta Origin RL at Pembroke. With Melita FC bathed in sunshine and a warm 27 degrees, the Gozo team arrived late to the venue but with a collection of players including German imports Nick Frick and Mark Zupan together with the Australians and former Birkirkara RL contingent...
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