Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Anthony Maatouk

Maatouk delivers right hook as El Salvador wins 9s

FRESH from competing in a Golden Gloves amateur boxing tournament, Anthony Maatouk has landed the knockout blow to propel underdogs El Salvador to a heart-stopping victory in the GYG Latino Rugby League Nines.

El Salvador Rugby League

El Salvador win, Chile draw as Underdogs day showcases league minnows


Date: 2/10/17

EL SALVADOR has registered a historic first win in Test rugby league, while Chile went within 90 seconds of becoming the first stand-alone Latin American nation to defeat an Asian opposition.

Rise of the Trueno Azul…El Salvador’s Rugby League team



This week, we take a look at one of the smallest nations in Latin America, but one, which has made big strides in International Rugby League…El Salvador!

Daniel Godinez

Latin Heat elects new President


Date: 15/6/16

A SECOND landmark occurred last weekend for Latin American Rugby League.

The newest rugby league nation El Salvador

The newest rugby league nation El Salvador emerges from heartache

Date; 23/1/15

IT was Paco Godinez’s first day of school in El Salvador when hijackers stormed the family van and pointed a gun to his father’s head.

“This was during the civil war. They said they needed the van and only after my father offered them a lot of money did they let us go,” he says, still with a slight tremble in his voice.