By Erick Elefante, Date: 7/2/13
â€œWe couldnâ€™t even beat the Philippines!â€
Was a cry from one of the Cook Island supporterâ€™s as she watched in shock as their team went down 12 â€“ 10 to the Philippine Airlines (PAL) Tamaraws at the Cabramatta International 9s on the 2nd of February in Sydney, Australia.
By Erick Elefante, Date: 29/1/13
The Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) has selected 45 Filipino-heritage players to represent 3 Philippines teams at the Cabramatta International 9s on the 2nd February:
By Erick Elefante, Date: 6/12/12
The Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) is proud to announce that it is returning to the Cabramatta International 9s on the 2nd February 2013; the scene of its original success, coming into the Rugby League playing fraternity with its inaugural Bowl Trophy win on the 4th of February 2012.
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: 29/10/12
Rugby League history was created at the Royal Thai Police Stadium in Bangkok on the 21st October 2012, with the Philippines PAL Tamaraws and the Thailand Stars playing for the inaugural Asian cup trophy in the first ever Rugby League international being played in Asia!
PNRL Press Release - Date: 22/10/12
The PAL Tamaraws created Rugby League history by winning the first Asian Cup, Rugby League International in Bangkok, Thailand on Sunday the 21st October.
PNRL Press Release, Date: 24/7/12
More good news was received by the Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) in July, with Andrew Everingham of the South Sydney Rabbitohs confirming that he is available to represent the Philippines in its first Rugby League international against Thailand in October.
This was a great result for PNRL Head coach Clayton Watene and Assistant Coach Mark De Ubago, as well as PNRL Manager Tom Simpson, who all contacted Andrew and convinced him to represent the Philippines in its inaugural international Rugby League test match.