RFL Launches ‘The Rugby League of the Extraordinary’

Via the Rugby Football League, UK The RFL has today launched a pioneering marketing campaign – ‘The Rugby League of the Extraordinary’ – to attract new audiences to the sport. The campaign celebrates the amazing feats and human endeavours in the sport of Rugby League and goes live next week across outdoor media sites in Manchester. Players from the eight competing teams in the 2012 Super League...

A Great Time of Year

By Daniel Andruczyk A few comments today on some things that have been going on the last week and that I want to comment on. Yes the new NRL broadcast deal has been announced, but i will not talk about that today. Recently the Canberra Stadium has been announced as a Test venue for next years mid-season game. An interesting response has been had by the fans on this issue. This week also sees the Challenge Cup Final...

Parliamentary Rugby League Group Chairman urges further protection for BBC Local Radio sports coverage

By Mark Ramsdale During a Parliamentary Debate today (Tuesday 10th July) on The Future of the BBC, Parliamentary Rugby League Group Chairman Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland highlighted the Group’s campaign to protect BBC Local Radio sport coverage, and urged the BBC to take the further step to protect evening local broadcasts. Welcoming the work done by BBC after executives met with Group Officers in...

GB Pioneers to make History in Poland

By Daniel Andruczyk The Great Britain Pioneers will be part of Rugby League history in July when they will undertake the first ever Rugby League tour to Poland. Three matches will be played on the 1st, 4th and 7th as well as a series of training sessions to help the local players. The last year has seen Rugby League start to take its first steps in Poland. Led by Łukasz Łucka, the first Rugby League club has been...

A Topsy Turvey Week

By Various This week has seen some good and bad news in the world of Rugby League. As it is this is the way it goes sometimes. News about Larrat stepping down in France, the Bradford Bulls going into administration and the State of Origin Selection farce rears its head once more, these are never good, but there also have been some great positives. Lebanon are preparing for their tour of Canada, BARLA had a...

Brits Win in Washington.

By Tom Worboys Royal Marines (54) vs (16) DC Slayers This was the first of 3 games for the Royal Marines against a big Slayers side. The Marines were keen to put into practise the weeks of training they had done previous to this encounter. The game started evenly as the DC team put up a strong effort. Big hits were seen in abundance from the sidelines as these two nations clashed. It was the mighty Marines who drew...

Immortals Show Guts Against the Marines

By Daniel Andruczyk New England Immortals 12 – 68 Royal Marines Despite the scoreline the New England Immortals put up one hell of a fight for the Marines. This was the first hit up for many of the New England based players and on a freezing night, literally it was almost at freezing, and the 100 or so fans that braved the arrival of a late winter saw a very skillful and entertaining match from both team. The...

Results Galore as Europe is in Full Swing

By Various This week, after another hectic schedule due to travel and conferences with my job, I am finally able to get back and start doing some reporting on the game again. Some results coming through with internationals and also domestic comps in Italy. RUGBY LEAGUE EUROPEAN FEDERATION – EUROPEAN SHIELD – MATCH 1 NORWAY 32 GERMANY 28 – Bislett Stadion, Oslo Two-try stand off and man of the match Tye Ingebrigsten...
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