Thursday, December 18, 2014
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TotalRL TV: London Broncos’ Ben Farrar speaks to us

London Broncos' Ben Farrar. ©RLPhotos

We caught up with London Broncos star Ben Farrar after their heartbreaking defeat to Catalan Dragons in Game One of Magic Weekend 2014. He told us his immediate thoughts after the clash. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby ... Read More »

Match report: London Broncos 22-24 Catalan Dragons

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In a nutshell London are still looking for their first win of 2014, but they came mighty close against a resolute Catalan Dragons outfit. How it unfolded First half: The Broncos came out of the traps quite slowly, and they were prevented from falling behind by the video referee, who ruled that Ben Pomeroy was in touch before he grounded ... Read More »

Rugby League podcast: Joe Grima on his first week at the Broncos

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In this week’s edition of ‘Rugby League Down South’, Ian Ramsdale interviews new London Broncos coach Joe Grima, who replaced Tony Rea last week, Nick Slyney, Steve McCormack and Will Lovell. Interviews/features in this week’s episode 01.45: New London Broncos coach Joe Grima on the first week in the job 11.30: Hard working forward Nick Slyney 17.00: Director at Enfield ... Read More »

Video highlights: London Broncos 16-30 Huddersfield Giants

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

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