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Lets Calm the Hysteria.

By Daniel Andruczyk OK so you must have been on Mars the last week to have missed Russell Crowe’s announcement, or dream really, to have an expanded Rugby League World Club Challenge Tournaments played in the USA. Namely, Las Vegas was named as the likely place. But before we all start bellowing hallelujah, the saviour is here, lets take some Valium and a step back and really analyse what this would mean for...

This Weeks Results, Serbia and Lebanon

By Daniel Andruczyk So this is a bit of a catch up post. There have been many results that have come in this week. Even though the main international games are over our juniors are involved in many tournaments at the moment. The U18’s and school boys are playing and against the French, English and Welsh. Now I already have given a couple of these results but several more have come through. The Serbian University...

Jamaica Look to go Pro

By Daniel Andruczyk With the Atlantic Cup almost a week behind us now its given me time to sit back relax and think about what I had just witnessed and ponder some of the more interesting news that came out of the tournament. This news wasn’t announced in any pomp and ceremony but on the side in just regular discussions over beers and food late late in the night while I was working. The first hint of this came when...

Atlantic Cup 2010 – Day 8, Recap.

By Daniel Andruczyk So, sitting in Jacksonville airport, I started thinking back over the week and my memories and thoughts and impressions of the whole tournament. Certainly there have been some fun, funny, happy moments as well as a couple scary ones. No sad ones fortunately, except maybe for players that didn’t get selected in various games. So I am going to write a bit about my thoughts and experiences that I...

Tomahawks Overpower the Wolverines to Win 2010 Atlantic Cup.

By Daniel Andruczyk The USA Tomahawks today confirmed that they were the top dogs in the Atlantic region with an emphatic victory over the Canadian Wolverines 46-12. The tournament was still in the balance, if Canada won the the Jamaicans would be champions, if the Canadians won by 31 or more then they would be champions. A big crowd of 2800 turned out to see the Tomahawks. Pre game entertainment was by a local...

Atlantic Cup 2010 – Day 7, Good Promotion.

By Daniel Andruczyk A short post today. So last night ended up being a good night out. Had a good look at Jacksonville’s night spots, the Beaches seem to be where all the action happens. One interesting thnin g was talking with people, again there was a large awareness of the game and the Axemen here. Some people said that they were going to the game. So will be interesting to see how many turn out today. This...

Atlantic Cup 2010 – Day 6, Guns, Burgers and Football

By Daniel Andruczyk This morning, the Jamaicans were up early to have a well earned day off. With their tournament over now and their fate now in the hands of the Canadians, its a waiting game to see who wins the Atlantic Cup. The Jamaican players travel to Orlando and will stay over night there to relax. This is a big thing for many of them. The domestic based players, many of them out of the country for the first...

Jamaica Make History in Jacksonville

By Daniel Andruczyk Jamaica 32 – 12 Canada in Jacksonville, Florida History was made two-fold tonight in Jacksonville. The Canadian Wolverines Played their first match in a tournaments and their second international opposition since coming back to Rugby League and secondly the Jamaican Rugby league team finally got their Maiden win. Having narrowly lost on Tuesday, and some feel that they we unfairly treated,...
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