London junior development ‘massively underestimated’, says chairman David Hughes

London Broncos owner David Hughes says their junior development systems are ‘massively underestimated’ by the rest of the game, and asserts that youth will be a core component of the club’s long-term plans in the south. Seven homegrown players featured in the Broncos 17 that secured promotion via the Million Pound Game last season, with other London-produced players such as…

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Broncos shock Red Devils to keep promotion hopes alive

London Broncos gave themselves a great boost today at the Trailfinders ground with a stunning 11-8 over Qualifiers pacemakers Salford Red Devils to put themselves firmly in line for a possible place in the Million Pound Game, possibly against the Toronto Wolfpack. It was the Broncos’ second victory in the Qualifiers, while the Red Devils, who were again without the…

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Rhinos too strong for London Broncos

Leeds Rhinos survived a late rally from London Broncos to win 32-48 at the Trailfinders Stadium in Ealing on Sunday. And they did it with the help of three tries in 14 minutes from departing star Joel Moon, which saw the Rhinos lead 16-0 at that point. Although Kieran Dixon grabbed a try for the Broncos, Leeds scored two more…

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Ward warns against complacency as London welcome back big guns for Swinton trip

London Broncos coach Danny Ward has warned his side that struggling Swinton Lions will find an upturn in form sooner rather than later – but hopefully not against his side on Sunday as they put their unbeaten record on the line once again. Two sides in completely contrasting form meet in Swinton on Sunday; London have won each and every…

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Ward looking forward to locking horns with close friend Diskin on Sunday

They were Grand Final-winning team-mates almost 15 years ago – and on Sunday, Danny Ward and Matt Diskin clash in the capital as head coaches for the first time. “I’m looking forward to clashing with the old boy on Sunday,” Ward joked to TotalRL ahead of his London side welcoming Diskin’s Batley to Ealing at the weekend. Together, they were…

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Ward excited by prospect of big city tussle as London face Toronto

The Championship’s only two remaining unbeaten sides clash in Ealing on Sunday – and London Broncos coach Danny Ward believes the prospect of a top-of-the-table tussle between big city slickers London and Toronto is something the whole of rugby league should be excited about. Ward’s Broncos put their perfect record at the start of the new season on the line…

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Ward expecting huge test as London prepare to welcome Featherstone

It is arguably the standout fixture of the weekend in the Championship – and London coach Danny Ward insists his side will know a lot more about how far they can go this season after Sunday’s mouthwatering tie with Featherstone. The only two sides with perfect records go head-to-head in Ealing on Sunday afternoon, as Ward’s Broncos take on John…

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Toronto’s impressive recruitment continues with capture of Ackers

Toronto Wolfpack’s impressive recruitment drive for 2018 has continued with the signing of London hooker Andy Ackers. The 23-year-old has become the club’s fifth signing ahead of their maiden Championship campaign after being granted an early release from his contract at London Broncos. He will join a star-studded line-up of incomings at the Wolfpack, with Dave Taylor, Ashton Sims, Josh…

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Andrew Henderson insists he is committed to London Broncos regrowth

Andrew Henderson admits he is committed to continuing the rise of London Broncos after snapping up the Championship Coach of the Year award last week. Henderson was recognised for consolidating London as a top-end Championship club after securing a second consecutive second-place finish in the Championship. Although their Super League aspirations have been put on hold for another year after…

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Leigh ease to victory at London

Leigh Centurions kept their hopes of securing home advantage in the Million Pound Game alive with a 41-4 win at London Broncos. Matthew Fleming crossed for the opening score of the game as Leigh took a narrow lead in an error-littered first half. Harrison Hansen added a second try just before the break with Sam Hopkins adding a third after…

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