Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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London Broncos release Gigot


Super League strugglers London Broncos have confirmed they have parted company with Tony Gigot by mutual consent. The France international half-back only joined in February and made two appearances for Tony Rea’s men. Gigot featured in London’s season-opening loss at Widnes Vikings, landing one goal, and he played in their round two defeat to Salford Red Devils. The Broncos have ... Read More »

Mathers scores 4 as Wildcats hit half century

In a Nutshell Wakefield fullback Richie Mathers scored four tries as the Wildcats proved far too strong for London Broncos, winning 22-50 at The Hive. How it Unfolded Mathers scored his first two tries in the opening ten minutes, and from that point it was always an uphill struggle for the Broncos, who were 6-30 down at half-time. Wakefield added ... Read More »

Match preview: London Broncos v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats


Wakefield will be looking to make it back-to-back wins in the Super League, and inflict a fifth straight defeat in the London Broncos in the process on Saturday. After thrashing Catalan Dragons last time out, a second straight win would make for fantastic viewing for the Wildcats fans, who are seeing their squad slowly come together after some late recruitment. ... Read More »

Podcast: The Medway Forward #RLDS


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? 00.20: MEDWAY DRAGONS appoint former London Broncos coach ROB POWELL as their new head coach, and embark on a 5-year plan to be a semi-professional club. 14.00: ... Read More »

Vea set for London Broncos debut against Wakefield


London Broncos are poised to unleash another debutant on Super League this weekend, with new recruit Atelea Vea in line to make his debut against Wakefield on Saturday. The former St George Illawarra Dragon was signed by the Broncos last month, but has had to wait until now to debut for the London club – as he only arrived in ... Read More »

Video highlights: London Broncos 16-44 Warrington Wolves


Extensive video highlights from Sunday’s Super League round four fixture between London Broncos and Warrington Wolves at The Hive. Click here to read our match report. 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 ... Read More »

Match report: London Broncos 16-44 Warrington Wolves


In a nutshell London fought with great bravery and determination to lead at half-time against all odds but just lacked the depth and discipline of Warrington, and lost 16-44. The Broncos just might have proved they have enough quality to stay up. How it unfolded First half: Roy Asotasi charges over with less than five minutes on the clock, Ratchford ... Read More »

Super League preview: London Broncos V Warrington Wolves

Scotland full-back Matty Russell. ©RLPhotos

This is set to be the biggest test London have faced in 2014. Their makeshift squad has struggled against the likes of Widnes, Salford and Bradford, so to come up against a side tipped for honours and with serious firepower across the field is sure to be a step too far. An almost full-strength Wolves outfit welcome back Scotland international ... Read More »

Mataitonga and Duckworth out for ‘up to six weeks’

Nesiasi Mataitonga. ©RLPhotos

London duo Nesiasi Mataitonga and James Duckworth have been ruled out for over a month after picking up hamstring injuries in the Broncos’ Super League clash with Bradford last week. The utility backs join prop James Greenwood, who should recover from a knee problem in a fortnight, and Will Lovell, who snapped ankle ligaments in training and could be out ... Read More »

Solomona named in Broncos squad to face Wolves


London Broncos have named new signing Denny Solomona in their 19-man squad to face Wolves on Sunday, after it was announced he is set to arrive in the UK tomorrow morning. The 20-year-old full-back or winger has been described by leading Australian journalist Phil ‘Buzz’ Rothfield as ‘freakishly talented’ and ‘faster than Billy Slater’. The New Zealand-born flyer signed from ... Read More »