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Kviv University Crowned First Ukranian Student Champions

Kviv University Crowned First Ukranian Student Champions

RLV Kviv emerged undefeated from their three games to take the first-ever Ukrainian Student Rugby League championship, after a round-robin tournament held at the Locomotive Stadium in Chop at the weekend. Four university teams entered, Kviv only conceding points in

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Vereya Champions in Expanded Russian Championship

Vereya Champions in Expanded Russian Championship

As Russian rugby league prepares for next autumn’s World Cup Qualifiers – Europe, the stronghold village of Vereya, 80km to the south of Moscow, is once again celebrating silverware, after their Bears RLFC heroically defeated resurrected Moscow Magicians, 28-24, in

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Johnathan Thurston wins record-breaking third Golden Boot

Johnathan Thurston wins record-breaking third Golden Boot

Australia’s Johnathan Thurston has won the Rugby League World Golden Boot award for a record third time. The 32-year-old beat off competition from New Zealand’s Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, his closest rival, and England’s Zak Hardaker, who came third. Cameron Smith and

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Czech Rugby League Mourns Loss of Influential Player

Czech Rugby League Mourns Loss of Influential Player

Czech Rugby League is in mourning, following the sudden death of RLC Krupka Dragons and Czech international player Vaclav ‘Venca’ Fischer. Vaclav, aged 34, was a founding member of the Dragons club in 2011 and a mainstay in the Czech

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Anderson backing McNamara to stay as England coach

Anderson backing McNamara to stay as England coach

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson has thrown his support behind England coach Steve McNamara, as the debate continues about whether he should be handed a new contract. Anderson, a former teammate of McNamara’s at Bradford, believes that the structures the

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POLL: Rugby League World Golden Boot – who wins?

POLL: Rugby League World Golden Boot – who wins?

This Friday, the new edition of Rugby League World will reveal the identity of the 2015 Golden Boot winner. The award – which is handed out to the best player in the world – has been voted for by a

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DEBATE: McNamara – should he stay or should he go?

DEBATE: McNamara – should he stay or should he go?

A decision on Steve McNamara’s future is, as TotalRL.com understands, now not expected to be made until the early part of next year. That means the debate over whether he should be given a new contract will run and run

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Canada Wolverines Preparing for WC Qualifiers Cite Players to Watch

Canada Wolverines Preparing for WC Qualifiers Cite Players to Watch

Canada RL board member Paul O’Keefe highlights some Wolverines squad players to look out for, as they prepare for the Firehouse Subs 2017 World Cup Qualifiers – Americas, due to start in Florida on 4 December. “Enoch ‘The Warrior’ Wamalwa

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McDermott raring to go with USA in World Cup qualifiers

McDermott raring to go with USA in World Cup qualifiers

“I’m a strong believer in the notion that, once you’ve found what you have a talent for, with enough sacrifice, anything can be accomplished,” is the message USA head coach Brian McDermott is set to impress on his new charges.

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Dorcol Complete Historic Quadruple

Dorcol Complete Historic Quadruple

Serbian champion club Dorćol created more history when they regained the title with a 50-34 win over Partizan at FC Radnički Novi Beograd Stadium; their 13th win in 14 SRL Grand Finals seeing them become the first side to win

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