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USA team Jacksonville Axemen to host the Wigan Warriors for a training session

Date: 17/12/14

This Thursday (Dec 18) the Jacksonville Axemen are privileged to host the Wigan Warriors (UK) Rugby League team for a training session and scrimmage. The event is FREE and open to the public, with a 3.30pm start time at LOSCO PARK located at 10931 Hood Road South, Jacksonville, FL 32257.

The Axemen will get a short training session with the Warriors before the scrimmage starts, and it will run for about 40 minutes.

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USA Rugby League governing body host first annual congress in New York

Date: 15/12/14

Delegates from the USA Association of Rugby League Incorporated, the newly recognised National Governing Body for Rugby League in the United States of America, met today (Sunday) in Staten Island, New York for their first annual congress. Attending in person or virtually were the delegates from all the member clubs under the chairmanship of Peter Illfield.

The Chairman was keen to point out the importance of the recognition by the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) and outlined its importance to the sport in America

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Two USA Rugby League players join Leeds Rhinos Training Camp

Date: 4/12/14

Leeds Rhinos will again show their commitment to help develop Rugby League around the World when they allow two young USA Rugby League players to join them for Pre-season training camp in Florida. “The fact that the Leeds Rhinos, one of the best known teams in the World, are willing to give two USA Rugby League players this opportunity speaks volumes about their desire to see Rugby League grow on a global scale” said USARL director Spinner Howland. “This is the fourth visit to the USA for Leeds and every time they come they not only increase the profile of the sport in the USA, but they have always offered help in development from players to administration ideas.”

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Leeds Rhinos to take on USA Pioneers in Jacksonville Florida

Date: 17/11/14

The iconic Leeds Rhinos are set to return to Jacksonville, Florida for the forth time to hold their pre-season training camp. The Rhinos will be hosted at the University of North Florida and will also play a trial game against the USA Pioneers team.

The Pioneers team gives players from across the entire USA Rugby League a chance to showcase their skills while also helping grow partnerships, as well as promote and develop the sport of Rugby League in the USA. The Pioneers team will include athletes from almost all USARL teams, with the Jacksonville Axemen having the most players making the list. (Full team to be released soon)

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