Saturday, December 20, 2014
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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 has another new player on board.

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 »

Broncos: Manly back-rower Harrison signs for 2015

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London Broncos have secured the services of Manly Sea Eagles backrower Daniel Harrison to boost their bid for promotion back into Super League next season. A Manly junior who played in the Under-20s with the Bulldogs, Harrison made his NRL debut for the Sea Eagles in 2011. He joined Parramatta in 2013 after 19 games for Manly, but rejoined the ... Read More »

Costigan: London could get first win against Robins

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Hull KR back-rower Neville Costigan has warned his team-mates that unless they turn up with the proper attitude, they are at risk of losing to London on Saturday. Bottom side Broncos are winless in 21 games this season, while Rovers are currently sat in a precarious position – three points off the play-offs in ninth spot with two in-form sides ... Read More »

Matt Cook to join Castleford Tigers

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Castleford Tigers have signed Matt Cook from London Broncos on a two-year contract – with Scott Moore also leaving the club. The current Broncos skipper, who has played all 22 games for the club this season, said: “This is my third season with the Broncos and I’ve had a fantastic time down in the capital during those three years. It’s ... Read More »

Catalans and St Helens enjoy strong wins

Elliott Whitehead scored a hat-trick of tries as the Catalan Dragons rebounded from their horror show a week earlier against Wigan to romp home with a 40-6 victory against Wakefield Trinity Wildcats at the Stade Gilbert Brutus. The star of the show for the Dragons was former Bradford Bulls star Elliott Whitehead, who scored a hat-trick of tries as the ... Read More »

St Helens romp back to top spot

Mark Percival

London are now 21 games without a win in Super League 2014, after they slumped to a 58-16 loss at home to St Helens – who move back to the top of the table. Mark Percival, Jordan Turner and Matty Dawson all grabbed two tries as the Saints put on an attacking masterclass, but there was a concern for the ... Read More »

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