Uate’s Selection Shows What’s Wrong in Rugby League

By Daniel Andruczyk Its silly season again, where New South Wales and Queensland take each other on in that Civil War that is State of Origin. However what many don’t realise is that State of Origin has basically become a somewhat crusade of mercenary players. Players who are ditching their nation of heritage to basically get a fatter pay check. Of course I am referring to Akiula Uate’s selection for the Country...

No Rest for the Best

By Daniel Andruczyk This weekend the best sport in the world continues to show off its talents. Not only are there the international tournaments continuing but the only Christmas Professional domestic comp is well into its season. France In France the fourth round of the Elite 1 was played. Carcassonne lost to Pia 26-33. Lezignan trounced the St Gaudens/Toulouse merger 76-6. Limoux and Villeneuve played out a...

Yin and Yang

By Daniel Andruczyk In a week when Rugby League should be celebrating with two superb Grand Finals in Australia and England, news comes of controversy surrounding the round 24 betting scandal and teams going into administration. But aside from that there still was much Rugby League played around the world. From Australia to Serbia Domestic season continue. Australia The domestic Rugby League season came to...

The Song and Dance for Another Year – Sponsor Opportunities for Russia

By Daniel Andruczyk A fairly long blog post, so please bare with me. A few more nations domestic season are coming to an end or have their grand finals ready. A few play-off series have begun as well. Rugby League on show in Munich, Germany and this past weeks Rugby League nations are starting to release their squads for the upcoming Autumn/spring internationals and the usual shenanigans of country swapping has...

International squads start to be announced

By Daniel Andruczyk This week the regular Super League and NRL season came to an end and the play-offs confirmed and there are some absolutely fantastic games, worthy of Grand Finals, this week to see. In Fiji the Major Semis were played out and the second last round in PNG. International squads from 5 nations have been announced as well, from Tour, to the 4 nations, European Cup and Colonial Cup. National Rugby...

Wigan Take the First Silverware

By Daniel Andruczyk This week in the Super League Wigan have taken their first silverware since 2002, by taking the league leaders shield. In Australia, the NRL is has many places still up for grabs while through Europe and the pacific there are championships coming close to their end. In Hunslet, Jamaica took on the GB Community Lions in their warm up to the Floodlit 9s tournament. National Rugby League In the NRL...

World League : The International Rugby League Show

By Daniel Andruczyk Yep you read right! There is an International Rugby League show! Myself (Daniel Andruczyk) and Chris West at hkcradio on Tuesday nights will be discussing all things to do with International Rugby League. The RLIS website has undergone a revamp as well and a round up of the weekends results with some absolute pearler games in Europe! The rumour mill also makes an appearance. World League World...

Thank the Maker for the Ditch!

By Daniel Andruczyk Well those of us who are Antipodeans will know what the title refers to, and no its not some mass grave somewhere. I offcourse refer to the Tasman Sea and that it separates us and the Eastern Territory – New Zealand. I say this with love, I don’t say it with anything against our brothers, I only say it because its the only thing that keeps us from continually sending our sporting teams over to...
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