Welsh speaking schools dominate Rugby League this week with Ysgol Gyfun Ystalyfera’s Year 7 side competing in a national semi-final with a day out at Wembley being the prize, while WRL hold their domestic finals day at Senghenydd RFC this Friday.
A contingent of 34 players will arrive in Jamaica this weekend as a strong BARLA U23s squad make their second trip there following on from last year’s successful visit.
The entourage will arrive in Kingston tomorrow (June 1) and spend a record 15 days on the island, where they will play Jamaica ‘A’, ‘B’ and U19 teams.
By Conor kelly, Date: 7/4/14
Rugby League Ireland is delighted to announce a new sponsor following an agreement with G Frac to sponsor Ireland Students ahead of the upcoming Student 4 Nations and also to provide sponsorship of other domestic activity during the 2014 season.
By Guy Williams, Date: 10/4/13
AVIGNON Bisons secured a home semi-final after upsetting minor premiers Pia Donkeys 32-12 on Sunday afternoon.
The Bisons cruised to a 20-point win against an understrength Donkeys outfit, securing fourth place of the French Federation of Rugby League Elite One season at the completion, and a home semi-final.
Toulouse Olympique now travel to Avignon next weekend to tackle the Bisons in the first semi-final, while third-placed Lezignan host AS Carcassonne.
Australian filmmaker David Tucker looks to create documentary on rugby league legends The Invincibles
On the eve of the 1982 Rugby League Grand Final, a team to tour the U.K. was selected to battle for the Ashes. Many of the players that had worked hard in the Australian State of Origin series had been rewarded with test spots ahead of the incumbent test players. the press was almost speechless labelling them "one of the weakest sides ever selected" and commenting that they wouldn't even win one game.
Calabar secured their third consecutive hold on the JRLA U14 National title with a commanding 36- win over The Cedar Grove Academy on Wednesday, March 7.