4 Nations Finalists Confirmed

By Daniel Andruczyk This weekend saw a big weekend of international rugby league and only one domestic season playing. In France Lezignan remain undefeated 5 rounds into the LER Elite 1 competition while internationally the 4 Nations finalists have been decided despite a round still to go. The inaugural Nordic Cup was played and the Junior Kiwis and Junior Kangaroos fought out a topsy turvy match. France – Elite 1...

Wales Retain Title and Spot in 4 Nations

By Daniel Andruczyk So what to make of the weeks results? The European Cup certainly has thrown up some interesting, yet positive debate I feel. For the first time in a long time I think we can genuinely talk about who really is the 4th best country in the world of Rugby League? There are now three contenders Papua New Guinea who are in the current 4 Nations and Wales and France who played out an absolute thriller...

So International Rugby League is Dead…

By Daniel Andruczyk … Well according to Dean Richie at the Daily Telegraph. Sometimes I wonder how the hell a supposed journalist and supposed Rugby League fan get a job at a major newspaper like that. So Dean wrote an “article” in the Telegraph on Tuesday the 26th of October with one of the most inaccurate and arrogant titles “Bumbling Brits killing International Rugby League”. In this article Dean Ritchie...

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...

The 2010 International Season is Finally in Full Swing

By Daniel Andruczyk A slightly delayed blog with results from last weekend and a few results already from this weekend, particularly in the internationals. This weeks domestic results I will publish in a few days. So the International season is in full swing with the European Cup and some friendly internationals being played. France In France the third round of the ELITE1 was played with Lezignan running out 54-10...

A Tragic Week in the Rugby League World.

By Daniel Andruczyk Though there were many results from around the world it was the tragic news that the rugby league world awoke to this week. One of Great Britain’s hard men was found dead in his Orrell home. Terry Newton of course was no stranger to controversy. The Hooker tested positive for Human Growth Hormone. He subsequently was banned by the RFL for two years and then was sacked by Wakefield. Despite this...

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...
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