TV Times: The changing face of Rugby League broadcasting

MATTHEW SHAW (pictured), a regular broadcaster on both television and radio, working for Premier Sports and BBC Radio Leeds, looks at Rugby League’s current coverage, and what the future may hold TECHNOLOGY is continually evolving and while becoming more accessible, can also be hard to grasp. The media industry is in the middle of that challenging mix, with new developments…

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George Flanagan: Living the Dream at Bradford Bulls

Hooker George Flanagan tells TOM COATES of his delight at being back at Bradford Bulls and his gratitude to Hunslet and Batley Bulldogs ON Sunday, March 11, George Flanagan realised a childhood dream, almost ten years after it was taken away from him. The 31-year-old hooker savoured the sweet moment after scoring a try to help hometown club Bradford Bulls…

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Rugby League’s Greece Lightning: Stefanos Bastas

“I like Greece, I love my family and my friends, my plan is to return there, but only when this crazy and great adventure finishes.” Hemel Stags’ international recruit Stefanos Bastas tells Ash Hope about his “crazy and great“ RL adventure AMID the many comings and goings in League 1 during the close-season, an intriguing signing by Hemel Stags seemed…

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Mick Morgan’s Three Little Words

He might be best known for saying “I Can’t Spake”, but former player, coach and infamous commentator Mick Morgan has plenty to discuss with DOUG THOMSON after the publication of an autobiography TALK about a YouTube sensation! They might not all know his name, but more than a million people have heard Mick Morgan’s unmistakable Yorkshire tones, plethora of profanities…

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Strathmore Silverbacks are flying the flag for Scotland as the Challenge Cup gets underway

FORFAR is probably best known for its bridies, a steak-and-pastry snack said to have originated in the Scottish town in the middle of the 19th Century. Now Rugby League converts Stuart Gray and Dave Vernon, a player development coach for Scotland’s governing body, are aiming to give the game’s oldest amateur side food for thought in the first round of…

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