Friday, August 22, 2014
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TotalRL TV: “It was like men against boys”

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London head coach Joey Grima described his side’s 72-12 defeat by Warrington yesterday as being like “men against boys”. The heavy loss confirmed the Broncos will be in the Championship next season. Speaking at the post-match conference, Grima said plans for the Championship are underaway and the club is here for the long-term. What do you think about this story? ... Read More »

Joey Grima: There are exciting times ahead

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London Broncos head coach Joey Grima says that despite his side being relegated from Super League there are exciting times ahead. The Broncos were relegated following yesterday’s defeat at the hands of Warrington Wolves and will playing in the second tier competition in 2015. “Since I took over we’ve had a plan A and a plan B, we knew where ... Read More »

London Broncos appoint Henderson as assistant in 2015

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London Broncos have appointed Andrew Henderson as their new assistant to head coach Joey Grima for the 2015 season. Henderson will join the Broncos for pre-season training in November 2014 on a two-year deal, after retiring from playing with Sheffield Eagles at the end of this coming season. Henderson played for Salford City Reds, Castleford Tigers, Gateshead Thunder, Barrow Raiders ... Read More »

Rugby League Podcast: Rob Purdham fears for London

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In the latest episode of Rugby League Down South, Ian Ramsdale chats to Rob Purdham, Joey Grima, Joel Wicks and Ian Golden. What’s on this week? 03.45 One of seven inaugural members of the London Broncos Supporters Association Hall of Fame, ROB PURDHAM, fears for his former club. 31.00 Ever-positive LONDON BRONCOS head coach JOEY GRIMA saying things are challenging ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Italy hooker Nasso

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London Broncos have signed Italy international hooker Ray Nasso on a two-year deal from 2015. The Australia-born 27-year-old has spent two seasons at Sporting Olympique Avignon in France and was previously with Villefranche-de-Rouergue. “I spoke with Joey about his goals and plans for next season and the future. It’s all very exciting,” said Nasso. “Having been coached by Joey when ... Read More »

St Helens sign Atelea Vea

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St Helens have announced the signing of Broncos forward Atelea Vea. The 27-year-old Tongan international joins them for the 2015 and 2016 seasons with an ‘option’ for the following season. Vea said: “I had offers from many different clubs but once I spoke to Mike Rush and Nathan Brown, and had the chance to view Langtree Park and the training ... Read More »

Wigan stroll past Broncos at The Hive

Wigan were far too strong for London Broncos this afternoon at The Hive, running out 6-58 winners in a game that was little more than a training run for them. Winger Josh Charnley scored a hat-trick, taking his tally for the season to four tries. Matty Bowen, John Bateman, Anthony Gelling, Scott Taylor, Gil Dudson and Joe Burgess (2) also ... Read More »

London Broncos tie down more youngsters

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London Broncos have continued their recruitment for next season – whatever division they may be in – by securing the services of three more talented youngsters on two-year contracts. The impressive Iliess Macani, Joel Wicks and James Woodburn-Hall have all penned deals until the end of the 2016 season, and will continue to train full-time with the London first team. ... Read More »

Video highlights: London Broncos v Widnes Vikings

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Extensive video highlights from last week’s Super League round 18 encounter between London Broncos and Widnes Vikings at the Hive. 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 »

Vikings back to winning ways against Broncos

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Widnes Vikings got back to winning ways today at The Hive, with a 20-42 victory against bottom of the table London Broncos. The Broncos took an early lead when Josh Drinkwater landed a penalty almost from half way. But the Vikings replied when winger Patrick Ah Van touched down a kick over the defence, and Danny Tickle added the goal. ... Read More »