In the spirit of promoting the international game, GYG Latin Heat Rugby League and the Newtown Jets have announced special tickets for those who attend the May 7 Pacific Test Double Header.
CHILE looks set to start a surprising favourite for the first all-Latino rugby league tournament, the Copa de Rugby XIII, to be held in Sydney on May 31st.
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Through the hard work of our Australian-based volunteers and sponsors, Latin Heat has already raised more than $10,000 in donations to the operating costs of the first full 13-a-side Latin American Rugby League Championships in Chile in November.
The Newtown Rugby League Football Club proved itself to be a good corporate citizen of the Rugby League world, when Henson Park hosted a quite extraordinary (and heart-warming) display of Rugby League football, Latin American style, last Saturday.
EMOTIONS ran high as Chile affirmed its top standing in the Latin American region in a drama-charged 32-12 final of the Primer Rugby League Campeonato LatinoAmericano.
By Matthew Brown, Date: 22/8/14
Chile is one of the newest nations being considered to debut as an international Rugby League team. Although they haven’t made their “official” introduction on the International stage, it is hoped in the foreseeable future that they will play.