Rugby League European Federation Secures Further EC Funding Boost

From Phil Caplan The Rugby League European Federation has received its second successful European Commission grant application this year, with the news that the Sports Unit in Brussels has granted it €104,000 for its ‘Governance Foundation Project’. The project is aimed at strengthening good governance throughout the sport’s burgeoning number of national governing bodies throughout Europe, ensuring they are running...

USA vs. Jamaica – The Interviews

By Daniel Andruczyk I was able to catch up for a few words from Matthew Elliott, the USA coach, the Howards brothers and Dean Thomas from Jamaica as well as a few words from Davis Niu. It was a historic day for Rugby League in the USA, with the Tomahawks winning through to their first ever Rugby League World Cup. First I spoke with Matthew Elliot, the coach of the Tomahawks: Rugby League International Scores:...

USA Make History Qualifying into the World Cup

By Daniel Andruczyk USA 40 – Jamaica 4 A beautiful day in Camden met the USA and Jamaica, who were both looking to create history by qualifying through to their first Rugby League World Cup. This game was also Military Appreciation day which saw the 800 strong crowd treated to displays from the armed forces and saw the swearing in of new recruits. The game started out in a fast and furious fashion with both teams...

Latest News from World Cup Qualifiers

From RLEF Today some more news from the World Cup Qualifiers. USA CONFIDENT OF RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION From Phil Caplan The USA Tomahawks are not feeling any added pressure going into the all or nothing showdown with Jamaica in the final game of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup Atlantic Zone Qualifiers in Philadelphia this Sunday. The winner will advance to the 2013 World Cup in England and Wales and in...

South Africa vs. Jamaica – The Interviews

By Daniel Andruczyk I was able to have a quick chat with some of the coaching staff from South Africa and Jamaica and get a bit of an insight on what they were taking away from the tournaments. As it turns out as well, out fellow International Rugby league journalist, Steve Mascord, was also on hand to watch the game, though he was jetting off for one crazy Rugby League tour, to Avignon for the France v England...

Wayne Allen Scores a Double for Jamaica in WCQ

By Daniel Andruczyk, at Campbell’s Field, Camden New Jersey, USA, 19/10/11 Today saw some dour condition in Camden, New Jersey, for the second of the Atlantic Zone Qualifiers. A Jamaican team, bristling with overseas stars, had to overcome some atrocious conditions in Camden New Jersey to beat the South African Rhinos in their opening match of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup Qualifiers. The Rain meant that the...

News From Around the World – Good and Bad

By Various This week there has been lots of. I know there has been a hiatus of several of days from, but Its proposal writing season and so have been busy with my physics stuff. However I now have a bit of time to catch up on the weeks news. Also this weekend I will be travelling to Toronto for the Canada v South Africa International. The last time I saw the South Africans play was in 2008 in England when they...

2013 World Cup Atlantic Qualifier Squads Announced

From Phil Caplan USA, Jamaica and South Africa have announced their 30-man squads for October’s 2013 Rugby League World Cup Atlantic Qualifiers in Philadelphia. While the hosts and the men from the Caribbean can call on players with Super League and NRL experience, the South African Rhinos are exclusively drawn from their domestic competition, with Tuks Bulls from Northern Gauteng having the most representatives....
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