Broncos Academy duo sign new contracts

London Broncos Academy players Callum Bustin and Lewis Bienek will both step up to the first team in 2017, after signing one and two year deals respectively. Austin, 19, has been with the Broncos since he was 16, playing in both London’s Scholarship and Academy teams, before he was rewarded with a first-team debut against Halifax in the 2016 Kingstone Press…

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Sammut signs two-year deal with London Broncos

London Broncos have confirmed the return to the club of halfback Jarrod Sammut on a two-year contract from 2017. Sammut, 29, began his career with Penrith Panthers in the NRL, before a move to Super League in 2010 saw him sign with the Crusaders, when he made a memorable debut at the Magic Weekend in Edinburgh. Sammut has since played for Bradford…

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Michael Channing completes return to London Broncos

After a three-year absence, Michael Channing will return to the London Broncos on a two-year deal from 2017. The 24-year-old centre began his rugby league career with the Broncos in 2012 (after making the switch from union, having previously played in London Irish’s academy), and made his debut against Hull KR in April, before going on to make a further…

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Salford on the brink of relegation after shock defeat to London

Salford must beat Batley in their final game of the Qualifiers to avoid automatic relegation, after suffering a shock defeat to Championship side London 19-16. Ian Watson’s side, who have now lost four of their six games in the Qualifiers, were well off the pace as they were outplayed and outthought by the superb Broncos. Should London defeat Featherstone and…

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London confirm Harrison will remain at the club in 2017

London Broncos vice-captain Daniel Harrison has re-signed with the club for the 2017 season. The loose-forward swapped Sydney’s northern beaches for the British capital in 2015, having previously played for Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles and Parramatta Eels in the NRL. Harrison made 19 appearances for Manly between 2011 and 2012, before joining the Eels in 2013. “I’m stoked to be staying…

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Henderson still eyeing up the impossible with London

One win from three games may not represent the most eye-catching start in the Qualifiers: but Broncos coach Andrew Henderson is abundantly clear about the fact that his team are still right in the promotion mix this season. Like Henderson’s broad and impressive knowledge of the game, it is easy to overlook the Broncos’ promotion chances given how they’re 200…

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Wardle insists every game is a Grand Final for Huddersfield

Huddersfield Giants star Joe Wardle insists that each and every one of their four remaining games this season is being treated as a Grand Final: starting with Friday’s showdown against London. Rick Stone’s men head into the resumption of the Super 8s knowing three wins from their final four games will probably guarantee Super League status for 2017, having won…

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Triple injury doubt for Huddersfield ahead of London clash

Huddersfield Giants are sweating on the fitness of Jermaine McGillvary, Leroy Cudjoe and Sam Rapira ahead of the weekend’s important Qualifiers clash with London. Rapira is struggling with a hamstring problem and might not be risked for the clash with the Broncos, while England international Cudjoe has an ankle problem. Meanwhile, 2015 World XIII inductee Jermaine McGillvary is also a…

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