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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Rugby League World – 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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Demetriou considers Super League return

South Sydney Rabbitohs assistant coach, Jason Demetriou has refused to rule out the possibility of returning to Super League in a coaching capacity. The 43-year-old joined the Rabbitohs from Brisbane Broncos, ahead of the new season, alongside England coach Wayne Bennett, having previously been linked with a number of coaching roles in the Northern Hemisphere. But, while he remains fixed…

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