Monday, January 26, 2015
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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 »

Podcast: Fresh Faces – Rugby League Down South #RLDS


Listen to the Rugby League Down South podcast by Ian Ramsdale every week on Click here to download the Rugby League Down South podcast from iTunes What’s on the podcast this week? Newly arrived LONDON BRONCOS half-backs JOSH DRINKWATER and Ben FARRAR. OXFORD RL captain ALEX THOMPSON on their opening win over LONDON SKOLARS. SOUTH WALES SCORPIONS talk of ... Read More »

Video: Opportunity knocks for Drinkwater

Josh Drinkwater. ©ActionPhotographics

Last year was a rollercoaster for Josh Drinkwater, going from his NRL debut to being dropped down to the third tier of Australian Rugby League. Now the halfback is in Super League and keen to make his mark with the London Broncos. Drinkwater grew up on the New South Wales Central Coast and was snapped up by Manly Sea Eagles ... Read More »

Video: Farrar flies back to Super League fold

London Broncos' Ben Farrar. ©RLPhotos

Ben Farrar had been in England for just four days before he was thrust into the stand-off role for London Broncos against Bradford. Farrar has signed with the Broncos for the rest of the season and he was thrown in the deep end in the Bulls match. But the utility is a 70-plus game veteran of the NRL, who has ... Read More »

Video highlights: Bradford Bulls V London Broncos


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’

Tony Rea. ©RLPhotos

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


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


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 »