Thursday, March 23, 2023
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.

PAL Sponsors Philippines National Rugby League

Press Release, Date 9/10/12

The Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) is proud to announce a 2 year sponsorship deal with the Philippine Airlines (PAL) commencing in 2013.

Rugby League in the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy

Date: 26/6/13

Rugby League history was made in the Philippines on the 25th June. With Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) Development and Coaching Officer Tom Simpson and fellow PNRL board member, David Perry and their local coaching assistants Harold Aguilo and Edmond Brocoy conducted their first training session, with the Merchant Marine Cadets of the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) in San Narciso.

North Luzon Hunters A V Manila Storm

Rugby League returns for a 3rd Season in the Philippines

Date: 20/8/18 (Photo Mark Sioc)

The 3rd season of Rugby League commenced in the Philippines on Sunday the 19th of August with a 9s competition at the Mckinley Hill Stadium, Fort Bonifacio, Taguig city, Metro Manila.

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

Philippines Rugby League lend a helping hand

By Erick Elefante, Date: 7/3/13

The first thing on PAL Tamaraw Richard Goodwin’s mind, a primary school teacher at Kambora Public School in Davidson, when he returned from last October’s Rugby league International tours of Thailand and the Philippines; was how to help the orphans at Nayon ng Kabataan orphanage in Mandaluyong city that he visited. So last November he started a fundraising drive for the orphanage at his school.

Philippines National Rugby League making history at the start of 2017

Date: 08/01/2017

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.

European Rugby League Ball

Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in...
Philippines v Portugal 2013 International 9's

IRL World Rankings: How realistic are they?

The latest IRB world rankings came out on December 10th and show the top four countries, in order, New Zealand, England, Tonga and Australia. The IRL states on its website that world rankings are...
2014 Philippines U23s vs Thailand Stars U23s at Wentworthville

Junior Tamaraws Run Riot against Thailand Stars whilst their Senior counterparts hold their own...

By Michael Holt, Date: 10/10/14 (Photos By Jeff Kan)

On the eve of the biggest Rugby League event of the year the NRL Grand Final, on Saturday the 4th of October, 3 League minnows were preparing for history in the Western Sydney suburb of Wentworthville.

The canteen area of the stadium had gone from the traditional Aussie smells of sausage sangas and steak sandwiches, to the streets of Manila and Bangkok with Pork Adobo and Pad Thai filling the air.