It’s 6am on a Saturday morning and Argentinian Francisco ‘Pancho’ Gaspani is waking up on a mattress on the floor of a granny flat in Fairfield, in Sydney’s western suburbs.
Argentina, Brazil and Colombia have announced their squad’s for this week’s Primer Rugby League Campeonato Latinoamericano in Los Angeles, Chile.
By Matthew Brown, Date: 27/8/17, Photo Credit: Ben Appleton
Latin Heat in recent days has announced a new coach, new board members, the re-signing of several sponsors and further details for the Latin American Championships.
MULTICULTURAL West End in Brisbane will this Saturday host a rugby league match which puts an exotic twist on the classic State of Origin contest.
ONE PLAYER won a title alongside Josh Papalii, another played in the same team as Israel Folau, another was scouted by Manly, and another has a tournament named after him on the other side of the globe.
Argentina has stamped its arrival in international rugby league with a 16-0 win against Chile in the final of the Primer Torneo Sudamericano, held in Miramar, Argentina.
THE senior debut of hulking junior Miguel Acevedo Moreno and the presence of Nicaragua will add an extra edge to Saturday’s GYG Latino Nines Rugby League event at Moorebank Sports Club, Sydney.