Thursday, July 31, 2014
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London Broncos

Keiran Dixon: Rea exit was a surprise

London Broncos winger Kieran Dixon. ©RLPhotos

London Broncos winger Keiran Dixon has described head coach Tony Rea’s exit from the club as a huge shock. The 47-year-old Australian announced today that he has stepped down from his position at the club with immediate effect. Assistant coach Joe Grima has taken over for the rest of the season. The Broncos are winless in 2014 and sit bottom ... Read More »

Tony Rea leaves London Broncos

Tony Rea. ©RLPhotos

Tony Rea has quit his role as London Broncos head coach, with assistant boss Joe Grima taking charge for the remainder of their 2014 campaign. The Broncos slipped to the foot of the table yesterday following Bradford’s shock win over Warrington, and Rea has handed over the reins to assistant Grima for this year and the 2015 season. The capital ... Read More »

Video highlights: St Helens 48-18 London Broncos

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St Helens got back to winning ways with a comfortable victory over London Broncos at Langtree Park last night. Saints took the lead after five minutes when Jon Wilkin kicked to the line and Matty Dawson touched the ball down, with Luke Walsh converting. Five minutes later Walsh doubled Saints’ lead when he scored his own converted try. Saints then ... Read More »

Match Report: St Helens 48 London Broncos 18

In a Nutshell St Helens got back to winning ways with a comfortable victory over London Broncos at Langtree Park. How it unfolded Saints took the lead after 5 minutes when Jon Wilkin kicked to the line and Matty Dawson touched the ball down. with Luke Walsh converting. Five minutes later Walsh doubled Saints’ lead. when he scored his own ... Read More »

Rugby League Podcast: Tony Rea – No fears for London’s future #RLDS

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In this week’s edition of ‘Rugby League Down South’, Ian Ramsdale interviews London Broncos’ head coach Tony Rea and second rower Mike McMeeken, plus Medway Dragons coach Rob Powell. On the Podcast: 01.00 London Broncos head coach TONY REA – calms fears of the future, and answers your questions. 16.30 Broncos Second row MIKE McMEEKEN on his family Rugby League ... Read More »

Time off to benefit Broncos

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London Broncos captain Matt Cook believes the enforced rest his side have had, due to their fourth round Challenge Cup exit, could work in their favour when they travel to St Helens on Thursday night. Saints, by contrast, have played three games in quick succession, including matches against Leeds and Wigan, and Cook is hoping all of London’s recent hard ... Read More »

Opinion: Relegation wouldn’t be the end for London

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Last month I found myself caught up in a lengthy Twitter discussion over the future of London Broncos should they be relegated this season. There’s a fair few people that believe that will ultimately lead to the end of the club, and that Rugby League in London will flounder badly without a Super League presence. You can even be accused ... Read More »

Moore submits EGP, misses hometown reunion

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London Broncos hooker Scott Moore has submitted an early guilty plea for a high tackle and will miss his side’s Super League clash with former club St Helens on Thursday May 1. The 26-year-old was born in St Helens and made his debut for the club aged 16 in 2004. He has since played for Castleford Tigers, Huddersfield Giants, Widnes ... Read More »

Rugby League podcast: A Texas exile in Eastbourne

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In this week’s edition of ‘Rugby League Down South’, Ian Ramsdale interviews London Broncos’ top try scorer, Mason Caton-Brown, chats with London Skolars star Ryan McDonald, and learns how an exiled Texan is starting a Rugby League team in Eastbourne. As always, it’s a must-listen. Interviews in the podcast this week… 03.00: London Broncos top try scorer Mason Caton-Brown 12.00: ... Read More »

Match report: Hull FC 40-4 London Broncos

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In a nutshell The black and whites were far too strong for the Broncos, extending an interval lead of 22-0 to 40-4 in wet conditions at the KC Stadium. How it unfolded Hull scored four first-half tries from Shaul, Crooks, who was recalled to the side, Thompson and Rankin, with Crooks adding three conversions against a willing but generally outclassed ... Read More »