Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Broncos sign French international Barthau on two-year-deal

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London Broncos have signed French International half-back William Barthau from Catalan Dragons on a two-year deal from the 2015 season. Half-back Barthau, 24, has played 16 times for the Dragons and been impressive in their reserve team Saint-Esteve XIII Catalan. He played a key role in the Catalan Dragons defeat of the Broncos at The Hive earlier this season, scoring ... Read More »

Opinion: London Broncos are shaping up just fine for 2015

London Broncos coach Joey Grima

After 23 straight defeats in Super League, you’d perhaps be able to forgive London Broncos for walking around with their tail between their legs. After all, they’re on course to become the first Super League side in the modern era to go a whole regular season without winning a game. However, since their relegation was confirmed, they have quietly gone ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Richard Mathers

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London Broncos have announced the signing of Richard Mathers from Wakefield Trinity Wildcats on a two year deal from the 2015 season. Mathers will join the Broncos for pre-season training in November ahead of the 2015 season in the Kingstone Press Championship. The full-back has a wealth of experience at the top level having played for Leeds Rhinos, Gold Coast ... Read More »

Kieran Dixon to make comeback this weekend

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London Broncos star Kieran Dixon will finally make his comeback from a horrific injury this weekend – on dual-registration for Hemel Stags. The 21-year-old tore the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and ruptured both his medial collateral ligament (MCL) and posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) in his left knee while representing England Knights last October. And after telling TotalRL he was hopeful ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Rhys Williams

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London Broncos have continued their recruitment for 2015, after they confirmed the signing of Welsh international Rhys Williams on a two-year contract. Williams is the latest Super League star to commit to Championship Rugby League for next year, and the former Warrington Wolves back will provide Joey Grima’s squad with more top level experience as they look to bounce back ... Read More »

Broncos sign young academy star

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London Broncos have announced the signing of promising youngster Alex Walker, 18, on a first team contract after a spell in the club’s under-19s set up. Walker joined the first team squad this month on a one-year deal having completed his studies. He played his rugby league at Brentwood and Newham Dockers before joining the London Broncos youth system. “It’s ... Read More »

Six of the Best: Great Rugby League upsets

Mark Aston

In this week’s edition of Six of the Best, we’ve taken inspiration from a quite sensational weekend of Rugby League action that has recently passed us by. Super League was full of shocks, with the biggest perhaps Bradford’s stunning 16-8 win against last year’s champions, Wigan Warriors. That was James Lowes’ first win in charge of the club, and another ... Read More »

Crowd Watch: Super League fixture analysis, Round 22

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Welcome to our weekly look at the crowd figures across Super League, as we examine the attendance stats for Round 22. After our piece which detailed just how clubs were doing in terms of overall average attendances, we’ve decided to go one better and look at each fixture from the previous round – comparing it to the 2013 equivalent. We’ll ... Read More »

Elmbridge Eagles saved by Broncos sponsor

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A London rugby club which was badly affected by the winter floods will benefit from a summer spruce-up of its facilities – thanks to a leading builders merchant, which sponsors London Broncos. Elmbridge Eagles Rugby League Club, in Esher, has been selected as the winning applicant to scoop a makeover from Selco Builders Warehouse. The builders merchant, which has 34 ... Read More »

Podcast: Joey Grima and London’s new hooker

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In this week’s episode of Rugby League Down South – Ian Ramsdale’s superb Rugby League podcast – you can find interviews with Broncos coach Joey Grima, and new signing Ray Nasso… *YOU CAN DOWNLOAD THIS WEEK’S LEAGUE EXPRESS ONTO YOUR COMPUTER, SMARTPHONE OR TABLET BY CLICKING HERE* This week’s interviews and where to find them 02.30 New Broncos signing, hooker ... Read More »