Friday, November 28, 2014
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London Broncos

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 »

Broncos prop Dollapi set for eight weeks out

Erjon Dollapi was born in Albania but moved to London at a young age. ©RLPhotos

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


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? 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

Sean Long. ©RLphotos

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 »