Atlantic Cup 2010 – Day 1, Tomahawks in Training

By Daniel Andruczyk After a week of intensive work in the field of Plasma Physics and Nuclear Fusion in Chicago the time has finally come for me to fly to Jacksonville Florida for the Atlantic Cup. Aside from Rugby league International Scores, I am also writing for Rugby League Review. This will be an almost day by day account of the Tournament and as it progresses through the week. Today it was a 3am start for me,...

England Finally Post a Win

By Daniel Andruczyk The last round of the 4 Nations was played out last weekend. Australia fielded a team with a few news players getting a run while the Poms finally got to post a win on the board. The final now moves to Brisbane and will be held between the Kangaroos and Kiwis. In France the next round was played out and also some results from South Africa. France – Elite 1 In round 6 over the weekend the usual...

The 12 Year Master Plan

By Daniel Andruczyk The latest blog comes on the back of a discussion I had with a avid rugby league fan in New Zealand. Its also a re-vamp of last years series of blogs on the 4 ways to fix International Rugby League. Originally I did this back in 2007 before the World Cup where there was a 10 year plan, it was in answer to what Richard Lewis and the “RLIF” had announced at the time with the lead up to the 2013...

Lets Talk International Rugby League

By Daniel Andruczyk A few days ago I had a rant about the treatment International Rugby League was getting from many of the commentators and even the players now that state of Origin is upon us. I mentioned at the end of that rant 3 points where the game needs to be fixed up. I had a flood of comments and email from people agreeing and disagreeing with me and also coming up with some suggestions – this is all...

All Salute The Greatest Game

By Daniel Andruczyk Wow! How was that for a weekend of Rugby League! The NRL is back in full swing while the ESL keeps throwing up some amazing games at us. France is quickly reaching it double climax with the LER and LDC coming close to their conclusions. Lebanon has reached its half way point and Jamaica’s Uni Championships have their finalists decided. Some more news from the USA and Russia as well. National...

The Simulation – Rugby Leagues International Tournaments – Year 2.

By Daniel Andruczyk Last blog I started a simulation that is based on the 4 ways to fix international rugby league. I covered the qualifiers for regional tournaments in Year 1 and now in year 2 of the four year cycle we look at the Finals of these regional championships. At the same time, teams that did not make it to the regional championships they embark on their world cup qualifying. Pacific Nations Cup From the...

The Simulation – Rugby Leagues International Tournaments – Year 1.

By Daniel Andruczyk Back in October and November I set out a four part series of blogs that outlined my views on how to fix International Rugby League (Read them here). One of the points I made that Rugby League needs a structured four year cycle of tournaments that allows teams to participate and have a chance of sitting at the table with the big boys. This weeks blogs I have done a simulation to create scores and...

The International Season Continues.

By Daniel Andruczyk Last weekend saw the final conclusions to to the 4 Nations and Atlantic Cups. To form the favourite team won but not after some scares and being pushed all the way by their opposition. The Discovery Challenge Began this weekend as well with the France Juniors taking on the GB Community Lions. Gillette 4 Nations The 4 Nations saw the English Three Lions take on the might of the Australian...
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