Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Philippines 2021

Two of world’s biggest league nations break COVID freeze

Two of the world’s most populous nations – representing almost 320 million people – will return to international rugby league with the staging of the Magellan Trophy. Brasil (population 211 million) and the Philippines...
Philippines Rugby League

New Era for rugby league in the Philippines

On the 16th of January 2012 a group of Rugby League enthusiast met with Tas Baitieri who was working for the NRL at the time, in “The Rugby Club”, at Circular Quay in Sydney. After that meeting...
Philippines 2021 Sydney 9s

Sydney 9s 2021 – Not the Fairy Tale Ending

In the Philippines inaugural appearance at the Cabramatta International 9s in 2012. The country heralded its membership of the International Rugby League family, with its Golden Point extra time 18-14 win over Burwood North Ryde RL club...
Philippines Rugby League

Baler, Aurora Philippines opens its heart to Rugby League

 

Photo Credit: Reynaldo Nery

November 9, 2019, a day to remember when Rugby League history was made on several occasions in Baler, Aurora Philippines.

Philippines Rugby League

Philippines name squad for rugby league clash against Japan

Reigning Asian Cup Champions the Philippines Tamaraws have named their squad for the clash against the Japanese Samurais this Saturday.

Philippines Rugby League

Match review of Philippines v Italy Internationals

By Reynaldo Nery, Photo: Rez Phillips breaking through to score a try for the Tamaraws (Credit: SOURA)

Saturday 19th of October,  will go down in the Philippines Rugby League history books for a number reasons, not just for fielding 3 teams against a proud Rugby League nation, but for the bravery and commitment from players, not only representing themselves, but their families and a proud passionate nation.

North Luzon Hunters

North Luzon Hunters Philippines Grand Final Champions

by Ace Angelo Galang (Photo: @jickoyimages)

AUGUST 11 2019, saw the rivalry between North Luzon Hunters and Manila Storm continuing, as they battled each other for the PNRL Estepa Elefante Cup Season 3 Grand Final, at the Ayala Chelsea Blue pitch in Makati City.

Philippines Rugby League

Manila Storm Come Back

By Joseph Alfred Ferrer Laquihon

In the third round of the local competition in the Philippines, foundation club Manila Storm returned with a vengeance!

Philippines Rugby League

Rugby League played in the heart of the Philippines CBD

By Aiden Newman, Date: 5/6/19

After 2 months of postponements, the second leg of the Estepa Elefante Challenge Cup was played last Sunday the 2nd of June at the Ayala Chelsea Blue pitch in Makati City.

Philippines Rugby League

3rd season of Rugby League kicks off in Philippines

By Aiden Newman, Date: 11/3/19

The 3rd season of the Estepa Elefante Cup was held at the Clark CDC Parade Grounds under warm humid weather condition that did not suppress the enthusiasm of players who have been waiting with excitement for the kick of the 2019 season.