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THE LIONS CRUSH THE ABORIGINALS

By Alan Towle Australian Aboriginals 12 (00) vs. BARLA Great Britain Lions 52 (28) The BARLA Great Britain Lions recorded a second victory on tour with a resounding Test Match win against a very physical & robust Aboriginals side and the scoreline doesn’t match the effort the hosts put in. As poor as the Lions were in their opening victory of the tour at against Coffs Harbour Comets they brought their A game in...

Battle of the West

From Canadian Rugby League   Daniel Andruczyk’s email: daniel@rugbyleagueinternationalscores.com

SOUTH AFRICAN RUGBY LEAGUE ANNOUNCED THE SENIOR TRAINING GROUP TODAY FOR THE 2013 SEASON

From South African Rugby League Media The Rhino’s first match will be against New South Wales Country League at Bosman Stadium in Brakpan, Gauteng on the 18th of October 2013. The New South Wales Team will also play a Gauteng Combined Clubs side the 12th of October 2013. Kobus Botha, President of SARL, was very upbeat, saying: “We have the utmost faith in the coaching staff and the players, and trust they will...

RLEF AGM & CONFERENCE REGISTERS RECORD ATTENDANCE

From Phil Caplan, RLEF Media A record number of 24 nations, an increase of four from last year, attended the 11th Rugby League European Federation Annual Council Meeting and fourth RLEF Conference at Brunel University, to coincide with last weekend’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium. It signalled a first full year as chair for Maurice Watkins CBE. “Some notable progress has been made by many of our members in...

GREEK RUGBY LEAGUE FEDERATION FORMED AND ACCEPTED

From Phil Caplan, RLEF media In a major step forward for the on-going development of rugby league in Greece, an Athens Magistrates Court has approved an application for federation status, confirming the creation of the Hellenic Rugby League Federation. As a result, the HRLF has now been accorded official Observer status by the Rugby League European Federation. HRLF will now hold new elections to vote in directors...

Growing Rugby League in Japan

By Shun Tamura and Lachlan Grieve On Sunday 21 July, in 33C heat, a Rugby League Sevens tournament took place in the Kansai area (West of Japan). Rugby League is a largely unknown sport in Japan compared to its counter code, Rugby Union. Traditionally, very little Rugby League have been played domestically, however the Tokyo based Japanese Rugby League (JRL) and its volunteers have been working tirelessly since its...

USA Hit Back with Big Win over Wolverines

By Daniel Andruczyk Unites States of America Tomahawks 44 (22) –16 (06) Canada Wolverines The Unites States Tomahawks have levelled the the Colonial Cup Series 1-1 with an emphatic win over the Canadian Wolverines in Conshohocken on the 24th August. Both teams had fairly strong squads and the Tomahawks are starting to build for their World Cup Campaign in October and November. The match was played after the USARL...

Wembley Still the Crown

By Daniel Andruczyk To this day, Rugby League oldest competition is still its greatest and most prestigious. There is something to be said about the carnival atmosphere of the Challenge Cup Final. I have been to two of them and also to several Cup round matches and there is something wonderful in the air about them. So for those those of you Rugby League Fans that have been living under a rock… or possibly in...
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