With the goal post made out of Bamboo one could tell that you were watching a Rugby League game in some exotic location away from the games traditional heart land of Australia and Northern England.
With Papua New Guinea (PNG) the only country in the world where Rugby League is the national sport. You can begin to see the fanatical influence they have for “The Greatest Game of All” rub off on the local Filipino players.
By Erick Elefante, Date: 30/10/12
The Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL), winning the Asian Cup, on the 21st October against the Thailand Rugby League, did not signal the end of the tour for the PAL Tamaraws. It signalled a new stage of the tour, one as important as winning the silver wear. Which was to promote Rugby League in the Philippines and start the all important work of grass roots development of the "Greatest Game of All".
By Erick Elefante, Date: 2/10/13
With just over a fortnight to go before the Rugby League International 9s on October 19 and the Asian Cup on October 21 at the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) in San Narciso, Zambales, two local Filipinos talk about their dual Rugby code experience.
By Erick Elefante, Date: 1/4/13
It didnâ€™t take long for Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) board member Tom Simpson to start Rugby League development in the Philippines after retiring to the province of Zambales with his family last March.
Tom has linked up with another PNRL board member David Perry to bring Rugby League to the province, North of Manila.
By Erick Elefante, Date: 12/8/13
The weekend warriors - the Park Rugby League or Park Footie players are the unsung heroes of the Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) national side the PAL Tamaraws. For without them the Philippines would not have a competitive International Rugby League team, such early on in its formation.
By Aiden Newman, Date:25/2/19
The 2019 Philippines National Rugby League, Estepa -Elefante competition kicks off on the 10th of March 2019 at the historic Clark CDC Parade Grounds.
The Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) thoughts and prayers are with the Filipino people affected by Typhoon Ompong.
By Erick Elefante, Date: 26/5/13
Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) board member Tom Simpson was supposed to have retired to the province of Zambales with his family last March. But instead he and his wife Marlyn have been busy laying the foundations of junior Rugby League development in the Philippines. One could rightly say that they are the Mother and Father of Philippines junior Rugby League.
By Michael Holt, Date:14/6/13
The weekend of the 1st and 2nd of June 2013 was a historic day for the Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) with four Filipino-Australians playing in the National Rugby League (NRL) competition.
In 1998 Craig Wing cemented his place in Filipino-Australian history being the first to play in the elite NRL competition in Australia.
2017 is one of many first for the Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) and it all begins in the opening months of January and February.