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Video highlights: Bradford Bulls V London Broncos

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Extensive video highlights from yesterday’s Super League round three fixture between Bradford Bulls and London Broncos at the Provident Stadium. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

Tony Rea hails Broncos’ ‘gutsy perfomance’

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London coach Tony Rea described his side’s performance against Bradford yesterday as ‘outrageously gutsy’. The Broncos boss watched on as a young and inexperienced side pushed their relegation rivals close, losing 25-12. The scoreline flattered the Bulls in two respects – they scored late and London had an injury crisis. Before a ball had even been kicked, the north London ... Read More »

Match report: Bradford Bulls 25-12 London Broncos

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In a nutshell London fought hard but Bradford had just too much quality for the Broncos How it unfolded First half Scruffy first 10 minutes with few chances and a lot of errors; Adrian Purtell puts Jamie Foster through on 11 minutes with a superb pass, he offloads to Luke Gale who goes over under the sticks, Foster converts; Bradford ... Read More »

Super League preview: Bradford Bulls V London Broncos

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If the RFL’s theory that jeopardy equals entertainment and will increase Super League attendance is true, the Bulls will have to install a new stand at the Provident for Sunday’s game. It’s 13th versus 14th as the league’s two most troubled sides battle it out in what is effectively a four-pointer, especially since the latest Bulls transgressions took place. Bradford ... Read More »

Broncos prop Dollapi set for eight weeks out

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London Broncos prop Erjon Dollapi is set for six to eight weeks on the sidelines after undergoing surgery on an ‘unusual’ toe injury this week. The 20-year-old Albania-born front-rower, who has spent time on dual registration with London Skolars last year, joins James Greenwood, James Duckworth and Keiran Dixon on the injured list. Want more Rugby League news and features? ... Read More »

Podcast: Hive Talkin’ – Rugby League Down South #RLDS

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Listen to the Rugby League Down South podcast by Ian Ramsdale every week on TotalRL.com Click here to download the Rugby League Down South podcast from iTunes What’s on the podcast this week? We round up the reaction to Broncos debut game at a new ground – and hear from London Broncos prop OLSI KRASNIQI. Broncos winger JAMIE O’CALLAGHAN talks ... Read More »

London Broncos clarify Sean Long sacking

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London Broncos claim Sean Long’s sacking as assistant coach was performance related, and nothing to do with the former Saints star’s return to rehab. In a statement, the Broncos said: “We would like to clarify the situation concerning Sean Long. Unfortunately, Sean’s performances as an assistant coach did not meet the professional levels expected at the club. “As a result ... Read More »

London Broncos sign promising young half-back

Struggling Super League outfit London Broncos have signed young St George-Illawara Dragons half-back Josh Drinkwater. The 21-year-old, who was born in Sydney, has been released from his contract to let the deal go through. Dragons coach Steve Price said: “Josh has received a good offer and opportunity to play in the Super League and we respect and understand his desires ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Atelea Vea from NRL

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London Broncos have confirmed they have signed St George-Illawarra Dragons back-rower Atelea Vea. The 27-year-old Tonga international, who measures 6ft and weighs 103kg, has lots of NRL experience having also played for Cronulla Sharks and Melbourne Storm. Former Dragons teammate Josh Drinkwater, 21, will join him in north London. For a full interview with the forward and more information on ... Read More »

Match report: London Broncos 18-44 Salford Red Devils

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Salford Red Devils maintained their 100 per cent record with a comfortable 18-44 victory against London Broncos at the Broncos’ new home, The Hive, in north London. The Broncos took an early lead with a try by hooker Scott Moore, goaled by Tony Gigot. But the Red Devils were soon on level terms when Harrison Hansen scored his first try, ... Read More »