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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League 1 to kick off in style

Coventry Bears are the new kids on the block in the Kingstone Press League 1 competition which kicks off with a full set of fixtures on Good Friday. The Bears welcome relative newcomers Oxford to the Butts Park Arena in one of seven fixtures on the opening day of the season, the majority of those looking to be highly competitive…

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This weekend’s iProSport Cup Results

iProSport Cup Round 1 Matches played on February 28th and March 1st Oxford 20 Newcastle Thunder 56 West Hull 10 North Wales Crusaders 36 Barrow Raiders 16 University of Gloucestershire All Golds 14 Keighley Cougars 64 East Leeds 0 London Skolars 10 York City Knights 78 Oldham 42 Coventry Bears 6 Rochdale Hornets 40 South Wales Scorpions 0 Swinton Lions…

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Podcast: The ‘Down South’ Review

In the latest Rugby League Down South podcast, Ian Ramsdale chats to the coaches of London Broncos, Hemel Stags, Gloucestershire All Golds, Oxford, London Skolars and South Wales Scorpions to review the season as it comes to a close. [spreaker type=standard width=100% autoplay=false episode_id=5027712] This week’s interviews and where to find them 07:00 LONDON BRONCOS coach praises the character of…

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Hemel players to miss play-off game because of timing

Hemel Stags have been dealt a major blow ahead of their do or die play-off encounter against Gateshead on Sunday night, after it was revealed that some of their players are unable to make the trip due to the timing of the kick-off. League Express reported on Monday that Hemel had attempted to get the RFL to intervene over a…

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Kieran Dixon to make comeback this weekend

London Broncos star Kieran Dixon will finally make his comeback from a horrific injury this weekend – on dual-registration for Hemel Stags. The 21-year-old tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and ruptured both his medial collateral ligament (MCL) and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) in his left knee while representing England Knights last October. And after telling TotalRL he was hopeful…

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Akaidere and Small handed suspensions

Two players have been suspended by an independent disciplinary panel after being found guilty of offences during the Kingstone Press Championship One fixture, Hunslet Hawks v Hemel Stags on Sunday June 15. Jamaine Akaidere of Hunslet Hawks was suspended for six matches and fined £50 after pleading guilty to Grade E sustained, violent and aggressive punching in the 75thminute. Hemel…

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Rugby League podcast: Tony, Troy and Temata

In this week’s edition of ‘Rugby League Down South’, Ian Ramsdale interviews former Broncos prop Karl Temata, who has just signed for Oxford, and meets London’s new youth director… [spreaker type=standard width=100% autoplay=false episode_id=4534775] What’s on this week 01.20 New London Broncos head of youth performance Darren Higgins, a few weeks into his post 15.20: Hemel Stags head coach Troy…

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Podcast: Stags, All Golds, Broncos & Giants #RLDS

Listen to the Rugby League Down South podcast by Ian Ramsdale every week on TotalRL.com [spreaker type=standard width=100% autoplay=false episode_id=4272257] Click here to download the Rugby League Down South podcast from iTunes What’s on the podcast this week? 01.00 HEMEL STAGS rutting their stuff in Championship 1. 12.00 The post Rugby League World Cup temperature with the Gloucestershire ALL GOLDS.…

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