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World Cup 2013 – One Step Forward Two Steps Back!

By Daniel Andruczyk So by now we have all heard that the 2013 World Cup Finals will be at 14 teams. However its the structure and the way teams will qualify which is the truly the interesting part. Apparently 20 teams will only be allowed to fight it out! One step forward, two steps back I say. Lets dissect this and see what it really does for the game and the possibilities of the Cup. 2013 World Cup Gets 20 teams...

Round Up and Worrying News From Estonia!

By Daniel Andruczyk This week saw an amazing time in Rugby League. Jamaica’s whipping boys in the Uni championships got one back on their rivals, the World Club Challenge was played. Lebanon announced a tournament with a surprise contender, Super league powered on and over 100,000 fans turned out for NRL trials. All this pales to nothing when I read an email that came to me. World Club Challenge Sunday sees the...

Rocking Reggae Rugby

By Romeo Monteith Today’s blog has another guest blogger come in. Romeo Monteith from Jamaican Rugby League has kindly agreed to write a bit about the sport in Jamaica. Its current state and future. Rocking reggae rugby… The alliteration flows like the sweet sugar cane that I enjoyed as a small boy in the cool hills of St Elizabeth. Back then, like most boys I dreamed of being a tear a-way pace bowler....

Mid-Year Test Windows Announced

By Daniel Andruczyk This week we got news on the two major mid-year test being played. The Melbourne Storm kicked off their World Club Challenge in London while the Jamaicans, Lebanese, French also got on with their Championships. I also caught up with Warren Heilig for a beer and chat in Brisbane and found out a few things. International News Australia and New Zealand, tickets went on sale and will be in Melbourne...

Japan Rugby League: The Interview

By Daniel Andruczyk At the international 9s Rugby League International Scores’ own Daniel Andruczyk was able to get a few words with the leaders of Japanese Rugby League about their campaign and the state of the game in Japan. Elsewhere the next international test at the U18s level was played and results from Lebanon, the Challenge Cup, the Northern Rail Cup and the rumour mill is back. Japan Rugby League Interview...

Massive week in International Rugby League?

By Daniel Andruczyk This has been one hell of a week. Aside from the usual LER and ESL action, The NRL kicked of with a bang with it new concept the NRL Indigenous versus NRL All Stars. The Challenge Cup kicked as did the Northern Rail Cup. Round 2 of the Jamaican University champion ships was played and the Storm are off on an trip! Australia The NRL All Stars Match launched the season with a spectacular if not...

Rugby League is Back!

By Daniel Andruczyk Lots to talk about this week folks. Last weekend say the major powers of Rugby league start their seasons as well as the international 9’s in Sydney being played. The Jamaicans have their University championships up and running and received a boost from a good source. Its an exciting and busy time of year look like. United Kingdom The first round of the Engage Super League kicked off with...

International 9s Cabramatta – Round Up

By Daniel Andruczyk Saturday the 6th of February saw the annual International 9s played at Cabramatta’s New Era Stadium. Twenty one teams from the Bundy Red Cup, Australia and from overseas turned up to play, including an Australian Indigenous team and teams from Fiji, New Zealand and all the way from Japan. After playing initial round robin matches the teams were ranked and quarter finals played out. Windsor...
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