Oxford and All Golds confirm merger

The Rugby Football League have confirmed Oxford and Gloucestershire All Golds have merged to create a new club in Bristol. The new club will replace the current clubs and aims to be part of the League 1 competition for the 2019 season. The merger was first reported as a possibility by League Express on August 14th, and after months of…

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All Golds turning heads

Gareth Walker, the Championship correspondent of League Express, pays tribute to one of the improving southern sides currently operating in Kingstone Press League 1 Of all the results outside Super League last weekend, the most head-turning came in Gloucester. The University of Gloucestershire All Golds, to give the club its full grand title, recorded a superb 46-22 win over a…

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North Wales coach Murray joins All Golds

Anthony Murray, the North Wales Crusaders head coach, has joined Gloucestershire All Golds to become Lee Greenwood’s assistant. The former Barrow coach took over at Crusaders in 2014, and guided them to victory in the iPro Sport Cup last year. It was confirmed previously that Murray would depart the club at the end of season, with his reign ending at…

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RFL and BBC agree new Challenge Cup deal

The RFL and BBC have agreed a deal that will see the broadcaster continue to televise the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup and highlights of the First Utility Super League until 2020. The deal ensures that the Challenge Cup final will continue to be broadcast live on the BBC until 2020 and that the BBC will broadcast live matches in the sixth…

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League 1 Previews

Totalrl.com looks ahead to all the games that are taking place in League 1 this week. Thursday, August 20 York City Knights v North Wales Crusaders (7.30pm) Following their 30-22 victory at London Skolars, which keeps them in second place, York City Knights face a busy time over the next few days. Following the game against North Wales Crusaders they…

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Three players suspended by RFL

Three players have been suspended after being found guilty of offence committed in recent fixtures when they appeared before an independent disciplinary tribunal this evening Marc Sneyd of Hull FC has been banned for two matches and fined £300 for making Grade C dangerous contact with Leeds Rhinos player Danny McGuire in the 71st minute of the First Utility Super…

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League 1 preview: University of Gloucestershire All Golds v Hemel Stags

University of Gloucestershire All Golds coach Lee Greenwood said: “Last week against Oxford wasn’t good enough and the players know that. Oxford deserved it, they were more enthusiastic and seemed to want it a little bit more across the 17. “We’ve just carried on what we’ve been doing all season – one good performance and one poor one. We just…

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