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USA TOMAHAWKS NAME NEW HEAD COACH

From Brian Lowe, Director of Media & Communications , USA Tomahawks The USA Tomahawks rugby league team have staked their claim for a slice of the American sporting market, scoring a major coup in the appointment of decorated head coach Brian Smith. Smith will be the Tomahawks head coach for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup beginning in October. Smith has enjoyed a 20-year career in top flight coaching and has...

Canada Names Team to Face USA in Philadelphia

From http://www.canadarugbyleague.com The Canada Wolverines have named their team to play the USA Tomahawks in Game 2 of the 2013 Colonial Cup at AA Garthwaite Stadium in Philadelphia this Saturday, August 24.  The Wolverines have made some notable changes to the side that beat USA in Game 1 of the Colonial Cup including the absence of explosive outside backs Adam Timler and Tony Felix, while England based pair...

USA Squad for Canada

By Brian Lowe The USA Tomahawks have named an 18-man squad for the second Colonial Cup match against Canada. The US will host the Wolverines in Conshohocken, PA, on Saturday, August 24, 2013. The game will be played at AA Garthwaite Stadium and will follow the USARL championship final. The Tomahawks’ newly installed coach Ben Kelly says there were some very tough selection decisions to make, but they had to be made...

Championship game breakers – 10 players to watch on Saturday

Article courtesy of www.usarl.com This Saturday is the battle of the heavyweights when the year’s top two teams battle it out for the ultimate prize in USA Rugby League. Jacksonville has been the benchmark club for many years and a victory on Saturday will see a third Championship in just 5 seasons. Philadelphia aren’t too far behind and their contribution to the sport both on and off the field now sees them with a...

Axemen Ready To Defend USARL Championship Title

From the Axemen Website http://www.jaxaxe.com The Firehouse Subs Jacksonville Axemen have been working hard the past two weeks preparing for the USARL Championship game this weekend against the Philadelphia Fight. This will be the Axemen’s 4th National Championship appearance in 5 years, and has the potential to be the team’s third win and make the Axemen the first team to win back to back Championships. The Axemen...

Some News from Around the World

By Daniel Andruczyk Some news from around the world including Russia going in search of players abroad, Poland will be at the RLEF annual AGM and the Colonial Cup goes to 4 matches with Norway Pulling out. Poland at RLEF AGM Next weekend is super busy for Rugby League. It see the next instalment of the Challenge Cup Final being played at Wembley, also the USARL Grand Final and the second game of the Colonial Cup...

RUSSIAN RUGBY LEAGUE LOOK TO BUILD ON EUROPEAN SHIELD SUCCESS

From Phil Caplan, RLEF Media Having emerged victorious at the culmination of the 2012-3 Rugby League European Shield – seeing off Italy, Serbia and Germany in the home and away tournament – Russia Rugby League (ARLK) are looking to further the sport in the country. A three-day seminar and workshop in Naro-Fominsk, run by RLEF Coaching Manager Martin Crick, has identified a five man team that will help...

RUSSIAN COACHING CORPS MAKES PROGRESS

From Victor Sapozhnikov RLEF Coaching Manager Martin Crick strengthened the Association of Rugby League Club’s (ARLK) coaching ranks following a three-day seminar and workshop in Naro-Fominsk. As the ARLK continues to establish itself, identifying the key technical leaders is towards the top of the RLEF’s priority list for the strategically important Eastern European nation. With four Russian coach-tutor candidates...
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