Championship game breakers – 10 players to watch on Saturday

Article courtesy of www.usarl.com This Saturday is the battle of the heavyweights when the year’s top two teams battle it out for the ultimate prize in USA Rugby League. Jacksonville has been the benchmark club for many years and a victory on Saturday will see a third Championship in just 5 seasons. Philadelphia aren’t too far behind and their contribution to the sport both on and off the field now sees them with a...

Fight/USARL special guest – Mavrik Laxton – the ceremonial kickoff and coin toss boy of the Championship Final

From Philadelpohia Fight Website http://www.fightrugby.com The Valley Forge Casino Fight and the USARL are proud to announce that we will have an official kick off and coin toss boy of the Championship Final this year.  8 year old Mavrik Laxton. Mavrik is a part of Fight CEO Ryan McGough’s home community not too far from the Fight field in Conshohocken,  and Mavrik just loves baseball and now rugby.  Mavrik is a...

Axemen Ready To Defend USARL Championship Title

From the Axemen Website http://www.jaxaxe.com The Firehouse Subs Jacksonville Axemen have been working hard the past two weeks preparing for the USARL Championship game this weekend against the Philadelphia Fight. This will be the Axemen’s 4th National Championship appearance in 5 years, and has the potential to be the team’s third win and make the Axemen the first team to win back to back Championships. The Axemen...

Fight Give the Best Present

By Daniel Andruczyk This months theme has been very much American centric at RLIS. Both the AMNRL and USARL are getting down to the nitty, gritty of their season with play offs and Championship finals approaching. Both the Axemen and Fight have shown that they are the dominant teams in the USARL while the AMNRL the Knight and Wildcats are also showing they are the top dogs. With the cold relations starting to thaw...

Rugby League Reconciliation

By Brian Lowe In a major gesture towards reconciliation, the American National Rugby League and USA Rugby League have agreed to jointly host the second Colonial Cup Test match between the United States and Canada. The USA Tomahawks will play the Canadian Wolverines at A.A. Garthwaite Stadium in Conshohocken, PA, on Saturday, August 24, 2013. The international match will follow the USARL Championship Final. The...

Time to Draw a Line

By Daniel Andruczyk Another year of Rugby League in the USA is almost done. Both the AMNRL and USARL have finished their regular seasons and are about to kick off their play-offs. Over the last 10 weeks I have been to many of the Rugby League matches from both competitions. I have seen a range of teams both competitions have to offer from the good, to the bad and to the ugly. I have spoken with many of the players...

New York Win Big in Virginia

By Daniel Andruczyk New York Knights 52 – 04 NOVA Eagles The weekend saw some unbelievably atrocious weather on the East Coast of the USA. In some appalling rain the New York Knights travelled to Northern Virginia to take on the NOVA Eagles. It was a game that potentially promised to be competitive since it was a top of the table clash. However the Knights showed that they really are a step up above the rest of the...

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...
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