PNG Results and State of Origin Shananigans

By Daniel Andruczyk This weekend saw the NSW State of Origin team announced. There is quite some controversy that surrounds this team with Uate being named. I have some strong views on this and I will be writing a separate article on it. In the mean time I have results from a contact at the PNGRFL and a summary from him on the Digicel Cup. State of Origin The NSW State of Origin Team has been announced by Ricky...

I told you so! Jamaica and PNG Kick off Their Seasons

By Daniel Andruczyk The Challenge Cup is now into its 5th round, this year the Championship teams have not performed as well unfortunately. Jamaica’s season has got off to a start as has Papua New Guinea’s. The Canadians have new champions in their domestic season as well and the NRL had a shortened round while France’s Grand Finalists have been decided. Ha! I knew It! Well, three articles ago I discussed about the...

Last of the World Cup Qualifiers Announced

By Daniel Andruczyk OK everyone, I am back from my small break, well I had a tone of physics work in Pittsburgh and literally there was no time to catch up on any Rugby League. HOWEVER I am back and see that there is tones of results and news from around the world. Form the USA and Canada, Europe and Australia. So lets get into it. 2013 World Cup Atlantic Qualifiers Announced The ‘city of brotherly love’ will host...

International 9s Results and News

By Daniel Andruczyk This week the International 9s results are in, the final being played out between the Fiji Bati and Balmain-Ryde Eastwood. A great start to their tour. In Lebanon the Tri-Series was completed over the weekend as well the next round of the Elite 1 in France was played. Some news from Papua New guinea and the USA as well. International 9s Results A round up of the results from the International 9s...

The Case Against Tours

By Daniel Andruczyk One of the debates that has come out of recently is that there aren’t any tours in Rugby League any more. The last Ashes tour was in 2003 when Australia went to the UK. But in hind sight I think this is not a bad thing. In fact not having tours ultimately is the best thing that can happen to Rugby League if it wants to truly expand internationally. Big 4 tours In the past tours were performed by...

Lets Calm the Hysteria.

By Daniel Andruczyk OK so you must have been on Mars the last week to have missed Russell Crowe’s announcement, or dream really, to have an expanded Rugby League World Club Challenge Tournaments played in the USA. Namely, Las Vegas was named as the likely place. But before we all start bellowing hallelujah, the saviour is here, lets take some Valium and a step back and really analyse what this would mean for...

RLIS TV – Wales vs. Papua New Guinea 2007 – Tour Match Highlights

By Daniel Andruczyk This week on Rugby League International Scores TV, highlights from the 2007 Wales v PNG match at Bridgend. This was played on the back end of the Crusaders getting into Super League and trying to promote the sport of Rugby League. This was a warm up match for both teams, Wales the next week were to play Scotland in a World Cup Qualifier where as Papua New Guinea traveled to France for a 2 test...

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...
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