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New York Knights Take Fourth Title

By Daniel Andruczyk at Fairfield, Connecticut New York Knights 60 – 40 Connecticut Wildcats The New York Knights have secured their fourth AMNRL Championships and second in a row by defeating the Connecticut Wildcats 60 to 40. Heroics from the Wildcats Luke Baron were not enough to overcome a Knights team intent on defending their 2011 title.  Baron scored a hat-trick of tries and was unlucky not to get man of the...

Report from the USA

By Daniel Andruczyk So its getting to some interesting times here in the USA. The finals are upon us. Last weekend saw both the AMNRL and USARL semi-finals happen and we now have the Grand Finalists set for both competitions. The three Philadelphia teams in both comps failed to reach the grand finals and we see two of the usual suspects in the Grand finals, namely the New York Knights and Jacksonville Axemnen....

Why Bringing Back Tours is a Bad Idea

By Daniel Andruczyk Recently there has been a call from some sectors to bring back the old tours from yesteryear. In particular is the Ashes and the idea that by having Great Britain back it will compete better with Australia and New Zealand again. Funny enough this is coming from section of the Australian fans and sporting public, a public that tends to be very un-educated on how much the sport of Rugby League has...

World Cup 2013 Promotional Video.

Various Looks like this week has seen the first of the promotional videos for next years world cup role out. I have to say I like it. It has 7 teams in there including the welsh who were not at the last one. Lets hope that future promotional videos will also show highlights from games like the qualifiers and show off some of the other nations. I am sure we can get Scotland, Ireland and Samoa in there as well. No...

CZECH REPUBLIC TAKE OUT RUGBY LEAGUE EUROPEAN BOWL

From Phil Caplan, RLEF Two first half tries each from Jiri Sluka and Petr Sedina enabled the Czech Republic to secure the European Bowl as they defeated Hungary XIII 42-16 in Vrchlabi. Man of the match, Czech loose forward David Lahr – on his home ground – served notice of his intent in the sixth minute, breaking down the middle to set up Sluka for the opening score. Pavel Zemanek created the position for the...

2012 EUROPEAN BOWL PREVIEW: CZECH REPUBLIC v HUNGARY XIII

From Phil Caplan, RLEF   Hungary and the Czech Republic meet again on Saturday in the 2012 European Bowl. Last year the Czechs visited Hungary and won their first silverware, claiming the Bowl courtesy of a 38-16 victory in Keskemet. This weekend, the Magyar Bulls head to Vrchlabi, 130km north-east of Prague, to try to register a first win in the sport for a Hungarian side. Since taking up rugby league last...

Mead Stirs up a Storm

By Daniel Andruczyk Once again interesting times for Rugby league this week. Hot on the heals of this years Origin selection controversies, we seem to have a new one already for for next year. But in some ways I think this one could be more good news than bad. Also a small comment on the reaction to the Moroccan Rugby League affair. David Mead Turns His Back on PNG Yesterday is was reported that David mead, a Papua...

Highlights from the World Cup Qualifiers

By various Today some highlights from the European Qualifiers for the world cup. These are up on you tube enjoy! Italy vs, Lebanon Italy vs. Lebanon WC2013 Qualifier – 2011. Serbia vs. Russia Serbia vs. Russia WC2013 Qualifier – 2011 Serbia vs. Italy Serbia vs. Italy WC2013 Qualifier – 2011 Italy vs. Russia Italy vs. Russia WC2013 Qualifier – 2011   Daniel Andruczyk’s email:...
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