This Weeks Results, Serbia and Lebanon

By Daniel Andruczyk So this is a bit of a catch up post. There have been many results that have come in this week. Even though the main international games are over our juniors are involved in many tournaments at the moment. The U18’s and school boys are playing and against the French, English and Welsh. Now I already have given a couple of these results but several more have come through. The Serbian University...

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...

Why are we so Negative?

By Daniel Andruczyk So i read earlier today a fairly innocuous article involving the USA Rugby Union. They are on a tour at the moment in Portugal, Scotland and Georgia to play TEST’s. Now this seems fairly uneventful but to me its interesting that these matches are called test matches. Looking at the team: Mate Moeakiola (Bobigny 93) Phil Thiel (Life University) Shawn Pittman (London Welsh) Scott Lavalla (Dublin...

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...

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...

Photos from Wales Matches

Photos by Ian Lovell Ian Lovell at Wales Rugby League has been kind enough to provide some of his photos he has taken. Wales vs. Italy – Friendly – Wrexham, Wales Dominic Nasso – Italy Fabio Nannini – Italy Scotland vs. Wales – European Cup Round 1 – Glasgow, Scotland Jordan James – Wales Lloyd White – Wales Wales Celebrates Ian Henderson – Scotland Ben Fisher – Scotland Elliot...

The Rise of the Western Dragon

By Daniel Andruczyk Monday night, well it wasn’t the NRL, but just as good I thought. Channel 9 are showing the second ESL game at midnight. It was the Crusaders and Catalans at the Wrexham’s Sportsground. Two things were a stand out, the quality and gritty play of the Crusaders and the decent crowd that came out in that damn cold weather. For those antipodeans that aren’t aware of what’s been happening in the UK...

The International Season Is Here!

By Daniel Andruczyk Who said that Rugby League is not an international sport! The second half of the rugby league international calendar kicked off last Saturday, 10th October, in Sydney with the Australian Mediterranean Cup (AMC). This tournament involved 4 teams, Italy A (the proper Italian team is involved in another tournament), Greece, Malta and Portugal. The first round saw the Greeks and Italians have strong...
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