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  1. London Broncos arrived at the Halliwell Jones Stadium knowing that this would probably be their toughest game to date facing an in form Warrington side on their own turf. Broncos chose to receive from the off and started well forcing the hosts deep in their half. The Broncos stood up to a solid Warrington side and within a 5 minute spell were given four penalties on the trot. The visitors failed to capitalize on the chances handed to them and at this level you have to make teams pay as Warrington showed as on 17 minutes Tom Lineham had dived over in the corner and opened the scoring. The Broncos again forced the hosts back with some good defence and but for the Warrington defence holding firm as Mason went close. The Wire came back again and a looping pass from Austin found Charnley who was in in the other corner. Ratchford failed to convert and it was 8 – 0. The Broncos seemed to tire under the constant pressure from the home side and on 35 minutes Blake Austin added another Try as he dived over and on 39 minutes the Broncos were breached again by Jason Clarke. Ratchford converted both tries and on the hooter the hosts led 20 – 0. The second half started in very much the same way with Broncos holding their own and matching the high flying Wolves. The Broncos finally got onto the score sheet on 51 minutes as Nathan Mason went over to score his first for London. The Warrington Wolves were not to be denied and they kept on coming at the line and Tries from Ratchford, Atkins, a second for Austin and two, completing his hat-trick, from Lineham made the score line look worse than it was. A crash try from Matty Gee was deserved on 64 minutes but the damage had already been done. Danny Ward said, ” I am really pleased with the performance tonight. Credit deserves to be given to James Meadows who had a good debut and did very well. We should have scored a few more tries but we stuck to the plan and the boys should be pleased against a very good side” The Broncos will now look to their next game in The Challenge Cup away at Halifax and their next Super League Game on April 18th at Home to Catalans Dragons WARRINGTON WOLVES:- Ratchford, Lineham, King, Atkins, Charnley, Austin, Patton, Hill, D.Clark, Tasi, Currie, Livett, Philbin INTERCHANGES:- Murdoch-Masila, Davis, Walker, J. Clark Tries :- Lineham x 3, Charnley, Austin x2, J.Clark, Atkins, Ratchford Goals:- Ratchford 6/9 LONDON BRONCOS :- Walker, Dixon, Morgan, Fleming, Williams, Smith, Meadows, Butler, Pelissier, Richards, Pitts, Gee, Lovell INTERCHANGES:- Battye, Ioane, Mason, Davies Tries:- Mason, Gee Kicks :- Dixon 2/2 View the full article
  2. London Broncos Academy travel, this week to face Warrington Wolves on Saturday 6th April Kick Off at 12pm. The Broncos have had a testing start to the season and will be looking to get their first points on the board following their defeat to Huddersfield Giants last Sunday. Head Coach Huw Goodwin told us, “The boys showed improvement last Sunday and they hope to show further improvement this week against a strong Warrington side. We’re learning and getting better every week, which is the aim.” The London Broncos U19’s squad to face Warrington Wolves :- Chris Ball Sean Baker Will Budd Max Clarke Ted Davidson Alex Deery Alfie Edwards Christian Gale Charlie Gamble Delaine Gittens Rory Gray Adam Green Josh Hodson Rian Horsman Elliott Hutchings Oli Leyland Rob Oakley Kai Pearce-Paul George Starkie Jonah Varela View the full article
  3. London Broncos face a short turnaround this week as they travel to the Halliwell Jones Stadium to face high flying Warrington Wolves on Friday April 5th at 7.45pm. Danny Ward and his men will be looking to right the wrongs of their previous encounter with Huddersfield and will hope to put in a good showing on Friday evening. Ward makes several changes to his last squad with, most notably, Luke Yates and Elliot Kear both missing out due to concussion protocol and Matt Davis having returned to Warrington following his loan spell. James Cunningham comes back into the 19 along with Jacob Ogden and Ryan Morgan. Former Warrington Wolves man, Rhys Williams, told us, ” These are the games that you look forward to. Having the opportunity to play at stadiums like the HJ and against top opposition is what we wanted so now we have to make the most of it.” London Broncos Squad to face Warrington Wolves:- 8 – Eddie Battye 23 – Rob Butler 7 – James Cunningham 25 – Matt Davies 5 – Kieran Dixon 17 – Matt Fleming 16 – Matt Gee 10 – Mark Ioane 11 – Will Lovell 18 – Nathan Mason 22 – James Meadows 19 – Ryan Morgan 24 – Jacob Ogden 9 – Eloi Pelissier 12 – Jay Pitts 15 – Greg Richards 28 – Morgan Smith 1 – Alex Walker 2 – Rhys Williams View the full article
  4. Despite a resurgent second half, the Broncos’ U19 side couldn’t end a disappointing day of results as they lost to the Huddersfield Giants by 18-36. The Giants had taken an early lead when Travis Corion went over in the corner, but points were hard to come by in the opening stages. Both sides will be pleased with the defensive efforts as neither side was able to gain the upper hand, in a fast and competitive opening 30 minutes. Despite a tight opening half-hour, the speed of the half eventually took its toll and the Giants began to pull away from the home side, putting themselves in a commanding position. The Broncos quickly lost control of the game in that 10-minute spell. First Aidan McGowan took advantage of an overeager defence to go over in the corner, and then a ball came loose from the Giants just before the tackle was dead, falling to Louis Senior who was able to ease his way through the scrambling defenders. Things continued to get worse when Josh Pinder, Alfie Schultz and Finley Bruce connected well to send the sides back to the changing rooms at 0-20. The Broncos benefitted from the break and after the restart, the game became a much more open contest. It took minutes before the Broncos got on the board, with Hodson touching down after Kai Pearce-Paul managed to slip away an offload. Huddersfield were then on the end of another fortuitous piece of luck, when Broncos second row Christopher Ball managed to charge a kick down, only for it to fall into Giants’ hands, and Schultz was able to touch down for a try of his own. With the ball, London proved what they were capable of throughout the second period. Ball shrugged defenders off in a great run that set Elliott Hutchings up to scoot from dummy half and narrow the gap to 12-26, before Oliver Leyland’s try brought the gap to just 8. His try coming as a result of some smart stepping that confused the stationary defenders and opened up enough space for him to breeze through from 20 metres out. That was all London could manage though, and the game was put beyond doubt when McGowan and Senior both went over for their second tries in the closing stages. Despite the home side competing throughout most of the game, as the game finished 18-36 the Broncos were left to regret a first half that ultimately put the game out of reach. View the full article
  5. London Broncos gave themselves too much to do again as they lost to Huddersfield Giants 26-38. The home side found it difficult to get into the game during the opening exchanges, and couldn’t match the visitors who found it too easy to gain metres and opportunities. It was the Giants who took advantage of that ground early as Joe Wardle forced his way over to open the scoring. To their credit, the Broncos were able to stay within touching distance, thanks to a great run from Alex Walker who managed to find space in the Huddersfield line and make it 50 metres before levelling the scores. From there though the Giants started to assert their dominance. Jordan Turner crossing first before Akuila Uate followed after the Huddersfield side pressed for repeat sets. There were opportunities for the Broncos to get themselves back into the game, including a spell where they enjoyed four consecutive penalties on the Huddersfield line but couldn’t execute well enough to close the gap. While at the opposite end Huddersfield found it to easy to complete well and find openings in the home side’s defence. Before the end of the half, the Giants would extend their lead through tries from Jermaine McGillvary and Sebastine Ikahihfo. A neat grubber kick from Jordan Abdull sent Jay Pitts over, but it already felt too significant of a mountain to overcome when the sides went into the break at 12-28. The Broncos did enjoy a more promising start after the break. First, Jay Pitts managed to pounce on a loose ball following a wayward Giants kick, shrugging off defenders before sending Rhys Williams on a 50m sprint to the line. But the home side couldn’t gain any real momentum on an afternoon that high balls were punished in the wind and the pack struggled to penetrate. The away side extended their lead again through Uate after the Broncos struggled to kill the last-play option and allowed a crucial offload to open up space on the flank. London would go in again twice more, with Kieran Dixon squeezing into the corner either side of an Alex Mellor try that put the game beyond doubt for the visitors. In the last quarter, the Broncos began to match the Giants, but couldn’t capitalise and bring the sides within reach as the injuries begun to rack up, including to Luke Yates and Elliott Kear, and the Claret and Amber started to take their foot off the gas. Broncos now travel to Warrington on Friday 5th April before returning home, after the Challenge Cup fifth round, to face Catalans Dragons on Thursday April 18th. Buy Tickets now:- https://londonbroncosrl.com/match-day-ticket-sales/ View the full article
  6. London Broncos U16 24 – 42 Huddersfield Giants U16 It proved to be a difficult afternoon for the London Broncos Scholarship side as they went down 24-42 to the Huddersfield Giants. The Broncos were hoping to follow up their convincing win over Newcastle Thunder in their last game, but struggled to compete for much of the game. The home side were frustrated in the opening stages and fell behind early on. First, the Giants went out wide from a scrum to send Jaden Dayes over, and then Woods took advantage of a lapse in the defence to double the Giants’ advantage. The first half continued to get worse for the home side as, despite a strong defensive effort, Marcus Garley was able to fight over and give Huddersfield a 16-0 lead. The Broncos did manage to show some of what they’re capable of towards the end of the first half, though. Ben Kennedy managed to scoot over from dummy half, before Oluwafemi Sanya capitalised on a Giants error to narrow the gap to four, but that was as close as the sides would come. The Giants extended their lead on the hooter as Collins crossed and put the sides into the break at 12-20. Things continued to get worse for the home side as Huddersfield started the second-half strongly. A break from inside his own half saw Connor Carr open the half’s scoring, although it wasn’t long before the Broncos hit back. The home side again showed what they are capable of, shifting the ball out wide with Brynmor Bradley sending Adam Jolly over. Further tries from Kilburn and Riley put the Giants further out of sight, although a deft grubber from Archie Holding was grasped by Thomas Ramsey to narrow the final score with a final try for the Broncos. The Scholarship side next play Newcastle Thunder away at Kingston Park on Saturday 13th April. View the full article
  7. Both London Broncos Under 19’s and Under 16’s return to Trailfinders this week as have a day full of Rugby League in the Capital as all three Broncos sides face Huddersfield Giants. The Under 19 Academy side have been on the road for the past two games, with defeats at the hands of St Helens and Leeds Rhinos, and they will be looking to get their first points of the season on the board when they face the Giants at 17.00 on Sunday 31st March. Huw Goodwin said, “The boys are looking forward to being part of the whole club match day on Sunday and show what they can do in front of the Broncos supporters. They’ve trained well this week and will seek to get the season started for good this week.” The Scholarship Under 16 side have not played since they defeated Newcastle Thunder here in Ealing with their game against St Helens being called off due to Storm Gareth. The boys will be chomping at the bit to get back out on the field and continue their good form again against Huddersfield as they kick off before the First Team at 12.15pm. Colin Baker told us, “Having got one game under their belt the scholarship players are excited about this next playing opportunity. A home curtain raiser to a Super League game provides them a chance to showcase their skills and development as players on a great stage. We will be looking at their progress from game one!” Both Huw Goodwin and Colin Baker will be looking for their sides to kick on this weekend and see if all three sides playing can come away with morale boosting wins. The Under 16’s Squad to face Huddersfield Giants at 12.15pm:- Max Allen, Luciano Bejanidze, Bryn Bradley, Rhys Cotter, Owen Glover, Chris Grint, Archie Holding, Jack Howorth, Adam Jolly, Ben Kennedy, Tommy Laing, Bill Leyland, Owen Michael, Max Morphey, Thomas Ramsay, Joe Rees, Femi Sanya, Iwan Stacey, Paddy Tennent, Malachy Watts-Adams. The Under 19’s side to Face Huddersfield Giants at 17.00:- Sean Baker, Chris Ball, Will Budd, Max Clarke, Ted Davidson, Alfie Edwards, Christian Gale, Charlie Gamble, Delaine Gittens, Rory Gray, Adam Green, Josh Hodson, Rian Horsman, Elliott Hutchings, Oli Leyland, Rob Oakley, Kai Pearce-Paul, Ramon Silva, George Starkie, Jonah Varela. View the full article
  8. London Broncos will be looking to get back to winning ways this week as Huddersfield Giants arrive at Trailfinders Sports club on Sunday 31st of March Kick off 3pm. The Capital side were on the wrong end of a very close game last weekend going down 28-24 to Hull FC and will be looking to right the wrongs of seven days ago. Head Coach Danny Ward has named an unchanged 19 man squad to take on the Yorkshire side who have themselves had a tough start to the 2019 season with two wins in their first 7 games. The London Broncos 19 Man Squad to face Huddersfield Giants :- 6 – Jordan Abdull 8 – Eddie Battye 23 – Robert Butler 29 – Matt Davis 5 – Kieran Dixon 17 – Matt Fleming 14 – Matt Fozard 16 – Matt Gee 4 – Elliot Kear 11 – Will Lovell 18 – Nathan Mason 19 – Ryan Morgan 9 – Eloi Pelissier 12 – Jay Pitts 15 – Greg Richards 28 – Morgan Smith 1 – Alex Walker 2 – Rhys Williams 20 – Luke Yates View the full article
  9. Will Lovell has been to hell and back over the past few years with injuries but the Northampton born second rower is back now with a vengeance. We caught up with him to find out more. So Will how is it to be back in the BetFred Super League? It’s great to be honest. That was the standard we set ourselves last year and everyone wrote us off but we knew within that we were capable of making it back to this level and it was great proving so many people wrong. It’s been adapting to this level now and I think everyone of us is relishing it. You can see from the performances that we have put in the boys that there is a dogged resilience to us and that has surprised a few people. This is your second full season back at Broncos now. Good to be home? I absolutely love it here. It’s a great club and it means a lot to me obviously coming through the Academy to be a London product. Every time I pull on that jersey I am so proud to not only represent the club but my family too. A lot of people wrote London off at the start of the season. Would you agree that a few heads have now been turned? Yes definitely. But that worked in our favour. Look we are only coming up to a third of the season gone so there is still long way to go. We are not going to get ahead of ourselves and Danny & Jamie tell us that all the time here. We just keep boxing them off week by week and that’s how we have to play it just giving 100% every week. Everyone knows when they come to London there are in for a tough game now especially after the wins over Wakefield and Wigan. People are going to look at it like it’s a fixture they don’t want to play. From our perspective we just treat every game like it’s our Grand Final. Now you have a huge fan club of one at every game, home and away, and that’s Mum. Where would you be without her support? She is a trooper and has been since day dot. I really admire her for what she has done for me over the years that’s why as I said I am so proud to represent my family and her in particular. I don’t know how she did it when I was younger to be honest. She would pick me up from school have dinner ready in the car. Down the M1 from Northampton to Roehampton, as it was then, train at six. She would stay and wait around until nine and then we would drive back and be up again at 7 the next morning for work and school and that was 3 times a week sometimes. As we said back home now and living in South West London. How is it away from the rugby? Loving it to be fair as I have just moved in with my girlfriend, Jessica. Its great to have our own space and the freedom to do whatever we want whenever we want. I have been finishing off my degree at the same time so it allows me to have a bit more time into that and us so yes I am really happy and in a good place right now. It has been a huge six months for the club what with the MPG and the wins in Super League. Where does it fit in the history of the Broncos? It’s true these few months have been crazy actually. You look back at some of the big moments in the club’s history like the Challenge Cup final and the Premiership Final in the 90’s and this is right up there with those. You go into the clubhouse now on a match day and the fans seem to be in awe of what actually happened last season. I think they were just happy to see us back but to see us mix it with the big boys is another level. Those same fans mean so much to us as players too. I want to let them know that we can hear you and it does help. The ground has a real stadium feel to it now and I have to say that without those fans none of this would have been possible. View the full article
  10. A difficult start to the second half gave the London Broncos too much to do as they went down 24-28 to Hull FC. There was little between the sides in the early exchanges, but it was Hull FC that took the lead after 10 minutes when a lapse in the Broncos’ defence allowed Bureto Faraimo to offload and send Josh Griffin over for his first of the afternoon. That lead lasted a matter of seconds though, as, in the return set, the Black and Whites knocked on allowing Elliot Kear to stroll in and level the scores, before a Kieran Dixon conversion put the Broncos ahead. It was a half that continued to swing backwards and forwards. First, Griffin crossed again straight from a penalty in close range, before Eloi Pelissier squeezed over for the Broncos. It almost got better for the home side too, a great passing move almost sent Dixon over, but the winger couldn’t hold on to the final pass. The hosts did manage to extend their lead before the break though. A late hit on Jordan Abdull from Scott Taylor handed Dixon a penalty just left of the sticks, which sent the sides into the break at 14-10. The lead changed hands again after the restart, with the Broncos punished for a slow start to the second half as Hull FC crossed early on through Tuimavave. The home side struggled to contain the size of the Arlie Birds for a period as they scored three more unanswered tries through Jordan Thompson, Albert Kelly and Faraimo, which gave the Broncos a huge task in the final quarter. It proved too much to come back from, but it wasn’t for the lack of trying. Once the Broncos were able to enjoy good field position they began to edge their way back into the game. First, Abdull went over from dummy-half against his former club, and then a couple of smart offloads from Fozard and Kear opened up the wing for Rhys Williams to touch down and set up a nervy final few minutes. The Broncos continued to press, and Dixon almost levelled late on but was stopped just short of the line, before a desperate final kick to Williams on the hooter was frantically dealt with by the visitors. In the end the Broncos gave themselves too much to do in the final stages to get their fourth win of the season. Coach Danny Ward said; “It just took us too long, you say the right things at half time and come out and concede. We gave ourselves a real chance of kicking on, but the first 20 minutes of the second half we weren’t at the races which is disappointing. I knew the boys had it in them once they started playing and completing sets, and we could fight back, but did we deserve it? Probably not.” Teams; London Broncos; Alex Walker, Kieran Dixon, Ryan Morgan, Elliot Kear, Rhys Williams, Jordan Abdull, Morgan Smith, Eddie Battye, Eloit Pelissier, Rob Butler, Jay Pitts, Luke Yates, Matt Davis Interchanges; Will Lovell, Matty Fozard, Greg Richards, Nathan Mason Tryscorers: Kear, Pelissier, Abdull, Williams Goals: Dixon 4/5 Hull FC; Jamie Shaul, Ratu Naulago, Carlos Tuimavave, Josh Griffin, Bureto Faraimo, Albert Kelly, Mark Sneyd, Mickey Paea, Danny Houghton, Masimbaashe Matongo, Dean Hadley, Villami Manu, Gareth Ellis Interchanges; Jordan Thompson, Scott Taylor, Jordan Lane, Jez Litten Tryscores: Griffin (x2), Tuimavave, Thompson, Kelly, Faraimo Goals: Sneyd 2/6 View the full article
  11. London Broncos Head Coach Danny Ward has named his 19 man squad to face Hull FC on Sunday March 24th at Trailfinders Sports Club. The Capital side will be looking again to upset the odds as the Black & Whites come to town looking to get back to their own winning run which was halted last week with the defeat at home against Wakefield Trinity. London will still be buoyed following their last gasp win away at Headingly on Friday night but will be very aware of the task at hand when Sunday at 3pm comes around. Ward, talking to the Daily Express said, “We’re still not happy with how we are playing in certain areas. There is a lot of improvement in us and we are not satisfied with just three wins.” This week also sees Sadiq Adebiyi and Ben Hellewell in the 19 man squad on dual-reg with Sheffield Eagles while Jacob Ogden, James Meadows and Dan Hindmarsh are in the 19 man squad on dual-reg with London Skolars. The 19 man squad to face Hull FC on Sunday 24th March at 3pm:- 6 – Abdull 8 – Battye 23 – Butler 29 – Davis 5 – Dixon 17 – Fleming 14 – Fozard 16 – Gee 4 – Kear 11 – Lovell 18 – Mason 19 – Morgan 9 – Pelissier 12 – Pitts 15 – Richards 28 – Smith 1 – Walker 2 – Williams 20 – Yates Tickets for Sunday’s game are still available from the Broncos website or you can purchase them here :- https://londonbroncosrl.com/match-day-ticket-sales/ View the full article
  12. London Broncos Rugby League is pleased to announce the signing of a dual registration agreement with current Championship side Sheffield Eagles. The agreement will start with immediate effect and will run throughout the 2019 season. Both sides have impressed with their early season form and will be looking to help each other as the season progresses. Broncos Head Coach Danny Ward said, “We are excited about the dual reg partnership with the Eagles and the opportunities it will bring for the players. The lads will get chance to test themselves at Championship level in what is a fiercely competitive league this year.” Eagles coach Mark Aston reiterated Wards opinions,” Danny (Ward) has a great relationship with Keith Senior (Eagles Assistant Coach) from their long career together at Leeds and it’s an agreement that we all feel will be beneficial to both clubs and the players. Danny has done a fantastic job at the Broncos, him, his staff and the group of players at the Broncos are proving the doubters wrong so I’m sure the players we will work with will be hungry and keen to get into contention for Super League matches.” London Broncos next face Hull FC at home on Sunday 24th March while Sheffield Eagles will face a top of the table clash away at York City Knights also on the 24th March. View the full article
  13. Martin Offiah MBE and Linzi Prescott will conduct the draw for the fifth round of the Coral Challenge Cup at Boxpark, the ultimate fanzone for fans travelling to Wembley Stadium for Cup Final Day on August 24. The draw will be held on Monday April 1st (7.00pm), as the first four Super League clubs join this year’s competition – Hull Kingston Rovers, Leeds Rhinos, London Broncos and Salford Red Devils – alongside the winners of the 12 fourth round ties being played on the weekend of March 30-31. It will be streamed live on the BBC Sport website and supporters from across London and beyond are invited to attend the event to watch the draw live. Opened in December last year, Boxpark will be the official fanzone for supporters travelling to this year’s Coral Challenge Cup Final and 1895 Cup Final on Saturday, August 24th. The indoor venue offers an immersive food, drink and leisure experience with a diverse selection of street food vendors, bars and entertainment for fans visiting the world-famous stadium, including a brand-new competitive leisure theme bar – Playbox which features shuffle board, day-glo ping pong, pool and football tables. The draw will be conducted by two hugely popular figures whose personalities resonate well beyond Rugby League. Offiah became a Wembley icon in five Challenge Cup final appearances – four of them for Wigan, in which he won the Lance Todd Trophy twice and scored one of the all-time great Wembley tries, before he also played for London Broncos against Leeds in 1999. He was then chosen as one of the players immortalised in the Rugby League statue on the Wembley perimeter. Linzi Prescott is Trustee of The Steve Prescott Foundation and wife of the late Steve Prescott MBE, a Wembley winner with St Helens in 1996 and 1997. Steve’s life will again be remembered at the 2019 Coral Challenge Cup Final, with his son Taylor delivering the match ball – the climax of what promises to be a gruelling Cycling, Dragon Boat and Running 900-mile journey from Perpignan, the home of the Cup holders Catalans Dragons, in a repeat of the challenge undertaken by Steve and a select band of supporters a decade ago in 2009. “It’s amazing to think that it’s 10 years since Steve completed one of his greatest challenges to deliver that match ball before the Huddersfield-Warrington game in 2009, and I’m so proud to think that Taylor will be following in his father’s footsteps by taking on the challenge this year,” said Linzi. “It will be an honour for me to conduct the Fifth Round draw at BoxPark – especially with Martin Offiah. Who better to help raise awareness of our efforts to continue raising money in Steve’s memory, as we continue the preparations for the 2019 Challenge culminating at Wembley on August 24.” Further fanzone details for the Coral Challenge Cup Final and 1895 Cup Final will be announced in due course. Tickets for the 2019 Coral Challenge Cup Final and 1895 Cup Final at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, August 24 can be purchased by calling the Rugby League Ticket Office on 0844 856 1113 or by visiting www.rugby-league.com/tickets. View the full article
  14. London Broncos Academy travelled to Leeds Rhinos on Saturday 16th March to take on Leeds Rhinos to try and emulate their First Team counterparts who had won the previous evening by 16 – 18 at Headingly. Huw Goodwin left it late to name his squad due to injuries in the ranks but was still able to name an almost full strength side to face their Yorkshire opponents. The game started well for the U19’s as Chris ball had scored within four minutes of the kick off. Oli Leyland converted the try and the visitors had taken a six nil lead. From there Leeds Rhinos took control and never looked back after drawing level. Two tries each for Iwan Stephens, Tom Barton and Sam Walters were backed up by tries from Liam Whitton, Liam Tindall, Joe Burton, Corey Johnson and Louis McConnell and the game was out of sight by the time Max Clarke scored a consolation try for the visitors. Head Coach, Huw Goodwin said, “We manged to get a score on the board first but then didn’t respond well to the conditions. Too many errors killed us today and it leaves us with a lot to put right in training this week. The positive for us is that the boys came out and put a loit more effort in in that second half.” The Broncos Academy side now move on to their next game which sees them play at Trailfinders as part of a Triple header as Huddersfield Giants come to London on 31st March. Tickets are available for the game on Mothers Day as the First Team also take on the Giants at 3pm. A Mothers day carvery is available in hospitality so why not treat Mum to a day out at London Broncos. Buy Hospitality Here :- https://bit.ly/2GZAFV0 View the full article
  15. The Broncos arrived at the Emerald Headingly Stadium still smarting from the defeat to St Helens exactly seven days earlier. Both coaches, former Leeds team mates, put out strong sides with Ward being able to call back 5 players to his starting 17 in the shape of Dizon, Pitts, Morgan, Cunningham and Mason. The game started at a very fast pace with both sides completing sets with regularity. Leeds moving the ball quickly along their line and ending with Konrad Hurrell at any chance possible. The deadlock was finally broken on the 27th minute as Dixon scored penalty right in front and the visitors had taken a 0-2 lead. Within three minutes of the restart Luke Yates broke the line and was held up over the line. From the resulting play the ball went over the top was flicked back by Williams and there was Captain Jay Pitts to trap the ball just before it went dead to score in the corner. Dixon converted and we lead 0-8. Leeds responded with sustained pressure for the last 5 minutes of the half with their most promising move seeing the ball thrown through hands but ending with a knock on. The hooter went on the half with the Broncos ahead by 0-8 and would be the happier of the two sides. Leeds came out all guns blazing with Konrad Hurrell running things out wide. An early penalty to the hosts saw Leeds take advantage as Myler went over for the try on 43. Lolohea converted and the Rhinos had moved closer. The rhinos seemed to find energy that they had not had in the first half and were in again. On the last tackle the ball was kept alive by Trent Merrin as he caught the ball and jinked his way through and over on the 55th minute. Lolohea again converted and the Rhinos had the lead for the first time. The hosts were not done and Jack Walker broke from deep the kick out to Briscoe on the last beat Williams and Kear and the winger was over for yet another try. Lolohea missed the kick but the hosts had come from eight down to eight in front. That was where London finally came to the party and with ten minutes to go the Broncos found life from almost nowhere. Fozard was first to silence the crowd as he barged over the line. Dixon missed the conversion and with 5 mins to play the visitors trailed 16-12. The capital side were not done and with 2 mins to play up stepped big Will Lovell who was on the end of a high ball batted back by Williams and in for the try. The final seconds of the game were seen out by the defence of the visitors and at the hooter London had their third win of the 2019 season. Next up at home are Hull Fc on the 24th March so get your tickets now:- https://londonbroncosrl.com/match-day-ticket-sales/ LONDON BRONCOS :- 1.Walker, 5.Dixon, 19.Morgan, 4.Kear, 2.Williams,6. Abdull, 7.Cunningham, 8.Battye, 9.Pelissier, 23.Butler, 12.Pitts, 20.Yates, 29.Davis Interchange:- 11.Lovell, 14.Fozard, 18.Mason, 15.Richards Tries:- Pitts, Fozard Lovell Goals:- Dixon 3/4 LEEDS RHINOS:- 1.Walker, 2.Briscoe, 29.Newman, 4.Hurrell, 5.Handley,6. Lolohea, 7.Myler, 18.Peteru, 9.Parcell, 19.Oledzki,16. Ferres,15. Sutcliffe, 11.Merrin Interchange:- 20.Jones-Buchanan, 32.Holroyd, Cuthbertson, 25.Donaldson Tries:- Myler, Merrin, Briscoe Goals:- Lolohea 2/3 Referee:- Chris Kendall View the full article
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