Friday, December 19, 2014
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Broncos: Joey Grima thankful for support

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London Broncos head coach Joey Grima has praised chairman David Hughes for his continued support ahead of their upcoming Championship campaign. The Broncos are remaining full-time despite their relegation from Super League in 2014, and Grima says with Hughes’ support, the club are well placed to gain promotion back to Super League at the first attempt in 2015. “Our chairman ... Read More »

Mathers to co-captain London Broncos in 2015

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Nick Slyney and Richard Mathers will share the on-field captaincy of London Broncos in 2015, while Ben Farrar has been named club captain. Wes Naiqama and Luke Adamson will complete a five-man senior players group. “I’m really pleased to have Nick and Richie as our captains for the season ahead,” said head coach Joey Grima. “They both have the respect ... Read More »

London Broncos announce squad numbers

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London Broncos Rugby League has announced their squad numbers for the 2015 Kingstone Press Championship season. Head coach Joey Grima has included nine London produced and developed players in his 26-man squad whilst bringing in a wealth of experience from the UK and overseas. “I’m really pleased with a mix of youth and experience we have in the squad,” said ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Sean Morris from Oxford

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London Broncos have signed Sean Morris on a one-year full time deal from Oxford RL. The 25-year-old played two games for the Broncos at the start of 2014 while on trial. He has been with Oxford RL since its inception having switched codes from the 15-man game where he played for Oxford University. In his debut season in Kingstone Press ... Read More »

Former Bronco Drinkwater signs with NRL side

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Former London Broncos half-back Josh Drinkwater has secured a deal back in his native Australia, after signing for NRL side Wests Tigers on a two-year contract. Drinkwater only arrived in London for the beginning of the 2014 season after signing from St George, but left the capital following the Broncos’ relegation to the Championship. However, he has now managed to ... Read More »

Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year: The candidates

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In this week’s edition of League Express, our weekly poll exclusively revealed the candidates which comprise the shortlist for the Albert Goldthorpe Rookie of the Year Medal. Previously won by stars such as Sam Tomkins and John Bateman, the medal rewards the best “rookie” to have appeared in Super League across a season. To qualify, players must have played fewer ... Read More »

Rugby League World – The Grand Finals Issue

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Rugby League World issue 403 – ‘The Grand Finals Issue’ – is online now and in shops from Friday 17th October. Here’s a glimpse at what’s inside. The Super League Grand Final between St Helens and Wigan turned out to be one of the most controversial sporting events of the year. We have complete coverage of the match everyone is ... Read More »

TOTALRL TV: Andrew Henderson

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In the latest episode of TotalRL TV, we caught up with retiring Sheffield Eagles hooker Andrew Henderson. The 35-year old reflects on his rugby league career in Australia and England, looking back at the highs and the lows, and sharing his experiences in Super League, the Championship and with Scotland in two World Cups. Read More »

Joey Grima signs Broncos contract extension

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London Broncos coach Joey Grima has signed a contract extension to remain at the club until the end of the 2016 season. Grima joined the club in February this year as an assistant before replacing Tony Rea as head coach in May. His original contract was due to end at the conclusion of the 2014 season. “I’m absolutely delighted that ... Read More »

2014 can benefit Broncos long-term, says Grima

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London Broncos head coach Joey Grima has insisted that their disappointing 2014 will count for nothing next season, as they look to bounce back up to Super League at the first attempt. The Broncos won just one game throughout the entirety of 2014, with a late-season victory against Leeds Rhinos the only win the London club managed to post all ... Read More »

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