Fight Secure Lead as RIR have a First for Rugby League

By Daniel Andruczyk Living in the USA, I guess many of my articles have had more of a North American flavour to them, after all its the games I get to see often and interact with the players and some managers. With the split here there is a very real relevant need to cover the game in any detail here. Fortunately I have several teams from both the AMNRL and USARL I can go and see. I went recently to a round 6 game...

Sharks make a Run for the Finals

By Daniel Andruczyk Saturday saw the Northern Virginia Eagles travel away to the Shark Park in Levittown, Pennsylvania. This was actually the 2nd round match that was postponed due to NOVA having not enough players. This time, however, the Eagles were with a full compliment and looking to secure their position in the top 4. The sharks in second last spot with a big win could be on equal points with 4 other teams....

Season Start

By Daniel Andruczyk So after a long break, where well I just needed to recharge and also my regular job got really intense and busy, I am finally able to came back and start writing about the sport I love once more. I’d like to just say a thanks to everyone that did write to me seeing if everything was OK and its nice to know that RLIS is appreciated. But probably by the end of the year there will be changes, but...

USA Names Colonial Cup Squad

From Brian Lowe, AMNRL media The American National Rugby League has named an 18-man squad for the opening game of the Colonial Cup series against Canada. The match is scheduled to be played this Saturday night at Lamport Stadium in Toronto. The Tomahawks’ squad is dominated by the AMNRL’s Atlantic Conference’s Connecticut Wildcats who have eight players on the roster.  The reigning champion New York Knights have...

It’s that Time of Year Again.

By Daniel Andruczyk Its coming close to Christmas and this usually means that the Rugby League calendar reaches its point of least activity. Everyone, even the French Elite 1 is on a short holiday. But from new year we start to see things pick up again as teams start to prepare for the NRL and ESL seasons. There is a bit of news from the USA and also from Poland coming out. Plus I will be traveling to Australia for...

Russian Rugby League Makes New Friends in Hawaii

From Keith Whitelock, Overseas Marketing manager, RRL I’m not going to lie, the main reason I flew 10 hours to the beautiful islands of Hawaii was for a much needed holiday, but that didn’t stop me from learning a bit from Sean the man behind the burgeoning success of our great game in Hawaii. If I was impressed by the progress made in just one year by the Hawaiian Rugby League, I left even more...

South Africa Plays on

By Daniel Andruczyk A lot has been happening over the weekend and fortunately or unfortunately (depending on how you see it) is revolves around International Rugby League. I see it as fortunate as it keeps the games international growth in the eye of the fans and media, however there are still some very interesting attitudes about International rugby League out there. But some news, where this thread started first...

Disasters and Rugby League

By Daniel Andruczyk As all of you know, Tropical Storm Sandy hit the east coast if the United States last week. Many people have been effected by the storm predominantly along the shore line in New Jersey and Long Island New York. Fortunately myself, my house in Princeton was left with only cosmetic damage and I myself was in Rhode Island where the storm was not so ban and was able to ride it out. But there are...
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