Former Leeds, Sydney and Hull ace looking for Rugby League return

Jordan Tansey revealed he is eyeing a contract for 2020, after the 32-year-old featured for the Yorkshire Legends last week. Tansey last played for Workington Town in 2018, following spells in France with Racing Club Lescure-Arthès XIII and in Australia with Darling Point-Coleambally Roosters. He played for Leeds Rhinos, Sydney Roosters and Hull FC at the peak of his powers,…

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Rugby League World: Ah Van Hailing

Tossed away after the 2018 season, after seven years of service to Widnes Vikings, 31-year-old Patrick Ah Van was staring into the face of the abyss. After the first off-season in his entire career he was unemployed, watching his former employers almost crumble financially, he headed to play in France’s Elite Two for Villeghailhenc-Aragon XIII. Widnes were no strangers to…

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Tansey eyes playing return

Jordan Tansey revealed he is eyeing a contract for 2020, after the 32-year-old featured for the Yorkshire Legends last week. Tansey last played for Workington Town in 2018, following spells in France with Racing Club Lescure-Arthès XIII and in Australia with Darling Point-Coleambally Roosters. He played for Leeds Rhinos, Sydney Roosters and Hull FC at the peak of his powers,…

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Bastas looking forward to Chase return

Doncaster’s Greece international, Stefanos Bastas says can’t wait to play alongside former England star Rangi Chase, who joined the Dons ahead of a return from a drugs ban for cocaine use, which ends on 14th July. After joining the club himself after only one season in the country with Hemel Stags, the 25-year-old Greek anticipates considerable excitemet, playing alongside the…

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Tsang backs Hall to succeed

Coventry Bears head coach Tom Tsang has backed Elliot Hall to emulate the career trajectory of former England Students teammate Jason Bass. Hall has scored nine tries in League 1 this year, better only by Newcastle’s Lewis Young and Hunslet’s Gareth Pott’s, and after only playing his first professional game last season at London Skolars. And with a growing number…

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Greece Rugby League won’t back down after peaceful protest

Greece Rugby League Association will not be backing down, after a peaceful protest to their government last week regarding a block against them playing a World Cup Qualifier on home soil. Lead by president George Stilianos, the GRLA assembled outside the Greece Minister of Sports in Athens last Tuesday to lobby against government minister Tasos Pantazidis’ decision to prevent them…

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Scandi Rangers

In the light of the Norwegian Government officially recognising Rugby League as a sport, here’s Rugby League World’s latest article, from the May edition, which tells of a connection between Scandinavia and Saddleworth Rangers. I’m sure, by now, we’re all quite familiar with the affectionate relationship between Rochdale Hornets and Fiji. It’s one of Rugby League’s better told tales of…

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