Carribean Maritime claim Intercollegiate 9s Championship

The start of the eighth season of Intercollegiate Rugby League in Jamaica has been marked by CMU winning their first title, taking out the annual 9s championship. It is a remarkable turnaround for the club, formed only two years ago and who finished bottom of the table last season. Six sides, split into two groups of three, contested the tournament,…

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Australia win Commonwealth Nines

In an outstanding two days of Rugby League, favourites Australia took all three Gold medals in the Rugby League Commonwealth Championships in Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia on Friday and Saturday, writes Ian Golden. England once again failed to impress and failed to reach the semi-finals for the second tournament in a row, but Wales, who won bronze in 2014, regained…

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Should Nines be Rugby League’s Reserves Competition?

League Express editor Martyn Sadler suggests that the shortened form of the game would be a good alternative to a Reserve Grade competition. Last year I had a meeting with the then RFL director Roger Draper about a number of issues that needed to be discussed. Roger was looking for ideas about creating new Rugby League properties that would have…

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