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Video highlights: London Broncos 16-30 Huddersfield Giants


How it unfolded The Giant scored an early try from Shaun Lunt, although Danny Brough couldn’t add the conversion. But the Broncos replied on 18 minutes with a try by Atelea Vea, after good work by Scott Moore and Danny Farrar. Josh Drinkwater’s conversion gave the Broncos a 6-4 lead. They then had to contend with mounting Giants’ pressure, which ... Read More »

Match report: London Broncos 16-30 Huddersfield Giants


In a nutshell London Broncos gave a much-improved performance in their first game under new coach Joe Grima and were leading 16-10 at half-time, but the Giants came back to gain their fourth successive win. How it unfolded The Giant scored an early try from Shaun Lunt, although Danny Brough couldn’t add the conversion. But the Broncos replied on 18 ... Read More »

Joe Grima hopeful London Broncos can survive

London Broncos

New London Broncos head coach Joe Grima believes the club are more than capable of beating the drop in the Super League, as he gets ready to take charge of the club for the first time against Huddersfield this weekend. 11 straight defeats at the beginning of the season led to the departure of Tony Rea earlier this week, but ... Read More »

Rugby League podcast: Tony Rea on his Broncos exit

Tony Rea. ©RLPhotos

In this week’s edition of ‘Rugby League Down South’, Ian Ramsdale interviews former London Broncos’ head coach Tony Rea, who was replaced by Joe Grima on Monday. On the podcast this week 00.30 Tony Rea discusses leaving the club he’s been associated with for 19 years 13.00 Presenter Ian Ramsdale’s reaction to the news Follow Ian Ramsdale on Twitter @ianramsdale ... Read More »

London Broncos sign Limoux prop


London Broncos have signed Maxime Herold on a short term deal from French Elite One Championship club Limoux. The 24-year-old forward was recommended by former London player Karl Temata, who currently coaches Limoux in the French competition, and will be with the club initially for a four-week period. Head coach Joe Grima said: “He’s a front row forward who came ... Read More »

New Broncos boss set to bring the changes

London Broncos

London head coach Joe Grima insists his main aim is to save the club from relegation and is implementing a raft of changes to ensure the Broncos stay afloat. The club from the capital were pushed to the foot of Super League on Sunday, when Bradford Bulls defeated Warrington Wolves, and remain winless in 2014. Less than 24 hours later, ... Read More »

Tony Rea: It was always the plan for me to leave


Outgoing London Broncos coach Tony Rea has revealed it was always his plan to step down at some point in 2014. The 47-year-old announced today that he was to step down with immediate effect, leaving assistant Joe Grima to fill in as head coach for the rest of this season and 2015. Rea said: “It was always intended that I ... Read More »

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


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 »