Fight Secure Lead as RIR have a First for Rugby League

By Daniel Andruczyk Living in the USA, I guess many of my articles have had more of a North American flavour to them, after all its the games I get to see often and interact with the players and some managers. With the split here there is a very real relevant need to cover the game in any detail here. Fortunately I have several teams from both the AMNRL and USARL I can go and see. I went recently to a round 6 game...

Sharks make a Run for the Finals

By Daniel Andruczyk Saturday saw the Northern Virginia Eagles travel away to the Shark Park in Levittown, Pennsylvania. This was actually the 2nd round match that was postponed due to NOVA having not enough players. This time, however, the Eagles were with a full compliment and looking to secure their position in the top 4. The sharks in second last spot with a big win could be on equal points with 4 other teams....

Season Start

By Daniel Andruczyk So after a long break, where well I just needed to recharge and also my regular job got really intense and busy, I am finally able to came back and start writing about the sport I love once more. I’d like to just say a thanks to everyone that did write to me seeing if everything was OK and its nice to know that RLIS is appreciated. But probably by the end of the year there will be changes, but...

USA Names Colonial Cup Squad

From Brian Lowe, AMNRL media The American National Rugby League has named an 18-man squad for the opening game of the Colonial Cup series against Canada. The match is scheduled to be played this Saturday night at Lamport Stadium in Toronto. The Tomahawks’ squad is dominated by the AMNRL’s Atlantic Conference’s Connecticut Wildcats who have eight players on the roster.  The reigning champion New York Knights have...

2013 Starting to Build

By Daniel Andruczyk More developments in 2013 as the big year in Rugby League kicks off. The USARL 9s is firming up as we anticipate that information from the USARL on this years events will come forward soon. I hear that there are a few details that need to be finalised. In the UK there has been some worry that the Salford City reds will soon close their doors, but seems that there may be a saviour on the horizon....

Happy Controversial New Year

By Daniel Andruczyk The bringing in of 2013 is meant to signal the beginning of a year of Celebration of Rugby League which will culminate in October and November with the next edition of the Rugby League World Cup. Rugby League fans around the world are starting to get excited about the prospect of seeing the worlds best players come out in 14 nations and celebrate the Greatest Game of All. However 2013 has...

It’s that Time of Year Again.

By Daniel Andruczyk Its coming close to Christmas and this usually means that the Rugby League calendar reaches its point of least activity. Everyone, even the French Elite 1 is on a short holiday. But from new year we start to see things pick up again as teams start to prepare for the NRL and ESL seasons. There is a bit of news from the USA and also from Poland coming out. Plus I will be traveling to Australia for...

The Homer Simpson Effect

By Daniel Andruczyk One of the things about my job is that once a month I make the 12 hour trek from New Jersey to Illinois. This drive means that I have a lot to think about, after all driving on flat stretches of land dispersed with corn fields does not give you much of anything else to do. Now in the past I have come up with a strategy and a “White Paper” of sorts where by I outline what I hope is a coherent...
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