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...

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...

Wildcats Maul the Knights in Championship Upset

By Daniel Andruczyk at Greenwich High School Stadium New York Knights 10 (00) – 42 (20) Connecticut Wildcats All season the New York Knights have been the dominant team, in fact they have been the dominant team in the last few years. Their main rivals through this period have been the Connecticut Wildcats and with memory of last years Grand Final loss the Wildcats were out for some revenge. The Knights had a...

Fight Give the Best Present

By Daniel Andruczyk This months theme has been very much American centric at RLIS. Both the AMNRL and USARL are getting down to the nitty, gritty of their season with play offs and Championship finals approaching. Both the Axemen and Fight have shown that they are the dominant teams in the USARL while the AMNRL the Knight and Wildcats are also showing they are the top dogs. With the cold relations starting to thaw...

Rugby League Reconciliation

By Brian Lowe In a major gesture towards reconciliation, the American National Rugby League and USA Rugby League have agreed to jointly host the second Colonial Cup Test match between the United States and Canada. The USA Tomahawks will play the Canadian Wolverines at A.A. Garthwaite Stadium in Conshohocken, PA, on Saturday, August 24, 2013. The international match will follow the USARL Championship Final. The...

Time to Draw a Line

By Daniel Andruczyk Another year of Rugby League in the USA is almost done. Both the AMNRL and USARL have finished their regular seasons and are about to kick off their play-offs. Over the last 10 weeks I have been to many of the Rugby League matches from both competitions. I have seen a range of teams both competitions have to offer from the good, to the bad and to the ugly. I have spoken with many of the players...

History at War on the Shore

By Daniel Andruczyk Photos: Felipe Bedoya The annual AMNRL War in the shore was played over the weekend of 3 August at Sea Isle City New Jersey. The last full round of the 2013 season was to be played with the new kids on the block, Southampton Dragons taking on the New York Northern Raiders, Front runners New York Knights were taking on the Pennsylvania Bulls and NOVA to take on the Connecticut Wildcats....

New York Win Big in Virginia

By Daniel Andruczyk New York Knights 52 – 04 NOVA Eagles The weekend saw some unbelievably atrocious weather on the East Coast of the USA. In some appalling rain the New York Knights travelled to Northern Virginia to take on the NOVA Eagles. It was a game that potentially promised to be competitive since it was a top of the table clash. However the Knights showed that they really are a step up above the rest of the...
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