World Cup qualifier squads – USA and Jamaica

USA and Jamaica have both named the 19-man squad for their showdown at Hodges Stadium, University of North Florida, Jacksonville tomorrow (Saturday, kick off time 4pm local).  The outcome will decide the eleventh nation to qualify for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England. The hosts, USA are unchanged after defeating Chile 62-0, on Tuesday, and Hawks’ head coach…

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Saturday’s USA v Jamaica decides 11th World Cup qualifier

USA, having beaten Chile last weekend (64 – 0) and Jamaica, who beat Canada (38 – 8), will meet tomorrow (Saturday 17th) to decide the eleventh qualifying nation for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England. The match will be played at the Hodges Stadium, University of North Florida, Jacksonville on Saturday, kicking off at 4pm local time. Below…

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Jamaica will use RLWC qualifiers to grow the sport on the island

Based on the level of experience in their squad, Jamaica start as potential favourites for the 2018 Americas Championship, which will also act as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England.  The University of North Florida, Jacksonville, will host two double-header rounds on 13th and 17th November 2018, and in the opening fixtures the Reggae Warriors…

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Jamaica announce impressive train-on squad for Americas Championship

Jamaica have named a strong squad for the 2018 Americas Championship, which will also act as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England. The University of North Florida, Jacksonville, will host two double-header rounds on 13th and 17th November 2018, and in the opening game the Reggae Warriors meet Canada, the winners facing either USA or…

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Domestic season kicks off in Jamaica

The 13th domestic season has kicked off in Jamaica featuring six teams and culminating with a Grand Final on 15 September. For the first time the league is sponsored with the naming rights picked up by social media site ‘Rugby League: Around The Grounds’ which is dedicated to the coverage of rugby league globally. Defending champions Duhaney Red Sharks opened…

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GC Foster College win Jamaican Inter-Collegiate championship

The eighth Jamaican Intercollegiate rugby league championship was claimed by GC Foster College Lions, as they defeated Excelsior Community College Eagles (Exed) 24-6 in the Grand Final, at the University of West Indies Mona Bowl. The Lions were brilliantly led by MVP Mikel Facey, whose play-making skills were the difference between the teams. Facey also posted a try and he…

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Serbia and Jamaica Funding Boost

SERBIA:   A sponsorship deal arranged with the Australian embassy in Serbia will see the SRL once again receive funds, via the Australian Department for Foreign Affairs’ Trade Direct Aid Programme, to help promote rugby league development at junior and youth level throughout 2018. The TDAP is an Australian aid scheme intended for European countries that are not members of the…

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