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Niue hold off fast finishing Malta

Day two of the Rugby League Emerging Nations World Championship got underway at St Mary’s Leagues Club in Sydney, with Malta looking to make it back-to-back wins while Niue were looking to get their campaign off to a flying start. With the ground a bit slick, and some big boys on both teams, it would […]

Turkey too strong for Japan in Emerging Nations

After a strong start to the Emerging Nations World Championship, Turkey were looking to continue their winning ways against Japan. A mistake from Japan from the kick off gave Turkey a great opportunity early on and the Turkish Rugby League side made the most of the opportunity. Ali Bokeyhan Surer went over from dummy half […]

Poland overpower Hong Kong in Emerging Nations

Game six of the Rugby League Emerging Nations World Championship had Hong Kong Rugby League taking on the Polish Rugby League side in some wet and miserable conditions. It was an evenly fought opening 10 minutes of the game as both teams had their opportunities early. An error by Hong Kong let Poland off the […]

Hungary record late victory against Vanuatu

Rugby League Around the Grounds Day two of the Rugby League Emerging Nations World Championship continued at St Mary’s Leagues Club in Sydney with Vanuatu kicking off to Hungary to start the fourth and final game of the day Off some hard tackling, Vanuatu forced the first of many errors, getting the ball close in […]

Emerging nations world championship – Solomon Islands vs Turkey

It would take Turkey just 2 minutes to grab the game’s opening try, launching an assault on the Solomon Islands’ line after an error before a neat kick through from Jaydin Salman-Cochrane was collected by Arda Dalcik who raced through to score, the conversion missed by Huseyin Karabork. The Turkish intensity in defence was beginning […]

Emerging nations world championship – Malta vs Philippines

The first game of the Rugby League Emerging Nationals World Championship was held out at Windsor Sporting Complex in Sydney, with Malta and the Philippines doing battle. The hype of the Emerging Nations World Championship had reached its peak, and with the build up done and dusted it was time for these two nations to […]

South Africa (Rhinos) vs Italy 12 Oct 2018

South Africa (Rhinos) vs Italy 12 Oct 2018 South Africa v Italy It was June 2006 when the South African Rhinos left their shores for a two test tour of Italy The Rhinos were successful back then but that was 12 years ago This October in Sydney, South Africa and Italy meet again in test […]

Rhinos skipper looking for step up

IT’S something only the bravest of men would shout in the streets of Jean Coetzer’s native Pretoria. It would probably draw derision at it’s mildest and pose a threat to one’s person at it’s most extreme, but for Corrimal recruit, Coetzer, there is no doubt – rugby league is the greatest game of all. “It’s a lot better than union, […]

The unfortunate of SA Rugby League and Sascoc’s bizarre refusal to budge

Rugby League, the 13-man jamboree which prides itself on speed and power and which is immensely popular in Australia, New Zealand and England, is struggling to find an identity in South Africa because of Sascoc’s refusal to accept the sport as something different to rugby union, the traditional 15-man code. By ANTOINETTE MULLER. To understand […]