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Scotland Rugby League announces new Board appointments

2020-01-17T11:19:57+00:00January 17th, 2020|RL News|

After a very encouraging 2019 for rugby league in Scotland, following an extensive recruitment process, a number of new appointments have been made to the Board. Joining the Scotland Rugby League in the newly created role of Vice Chair is Professor John Harris. John is an academic who has worked at universities in England, [...]

SCOTLAND IN GROUP B OF BOTH THE MEN’S AND WHEELCHAIR WORLD CUPS

2020-01-16T19:09:12+00:00January 16th, 2020|RL News, Scotland RL Team, Scotland Wheelchair RL|

The draws for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) took place at Buckingham Palace today (Thursday 16 January), where each competing nation in the respective men’s, women’s and wheelchair events learnt their group opponents. Conducted by HRH The Duke of Sussex, Head of UK Sport, Dame Katherine Granger DBE and RLWC2021 International Ambassador [...]

RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP 2021 LAUNCHES GROUNDBREAKING MENTAL FITNESS CHARTER

2020-01-16T08:41:16+00:00January 16th, 2020|RL News, Scotland RL Team|

Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) has today [16th January] become the first major international sporting event to launch a Mental Fitness Charter. As part of the five-point charter, RLWC2021 has made a commitment that by the final game of the tournament, it will have trained every player, team official, match official, teammate and [...]

Bears claim Challenge Cup victory over the Eagles

2020-01-12T21:05:00+00:00January 12th, 2020|Challenge Cup, RL News|

Edinburgh Eagles: (0) 10 Tries: Logan, McGuffog Goals: Clarke Ashton Bears: (22) 58 Tries: Ormshaw (4), Jones (2), Buck, Bibby, Smith, Tootill, Woolfenden Goals: Tootill (7) Edinburgh Eagles welcomed North West Counties League club, Ashton Bears to Edinburgh for their Challenge Cup 1st round tie yesterday. The Eagles were confident they could go one [...]

International Rugby League to award Golden Boot for best international wheelchair rugby league player

2020-01-08T09:23:02+00:00January 8th, 2020|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

International Rugby League will be awarding the Golden Boot to the player who is judged to have been the best wheelchair rugby league player in international competitions during the year. This award joins and sits alongside the Golden Boots awarded annually to the best international male and female players giving the game a trio [...]

McLelland storms his way to Scotland Player of the Year Award

2020-01-01T00:37:02+00:00January 1st, 2020|Scotland RL Team|

Callum McLelland has won the Scotland Player of the Year Award for 2019. The Leeds Rhinos player receives the Dave Valentine Award for his performances throughout the Rugby League World Cup Qualifiers. McLelland made a try scoring debut and had a hand in the majority of the Scotland Tries against Serbia. This was followed [...]

Anderson wins Wheelchair Player of the Year

2020-01-01T00:35:47+00:00January 1st, 2020|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

The Wheelchair Player of the Year, who received the Graeme Stewart Award, named after Scotland Wheelchair RL pioneer Graeme Stewart, is Dundee Dragons star Jay Anderson. Anderson has picked up the Graeme Stewart for the first time following a successful year including Captaining Scotland to their first win since 2015. Scotland Wheelchair RL Head [...]

Jollands picks up Student Player of the Year Award

2020-01-01T00:33:48+00:00January 1st, 2020|Scotland Students|

The voting for the Scotland Rugby League Student Player of the Year was extremely tight, with two players standing out at the Student 4 Nations last summer. Conner Terril and Chris Jollands were split by just one vote from the Students Management team. The 2019 winner is Aberdeen University and Strathmore SIlverbacks Chris Jollands. [...]

Terrill wins U19 Player of the Year

2020-01-01T11:30:20+00:00January 1st, 2020|Scotland Under 19s|

The Under-19s Player of the Year, who received the Thompson-Tait Award, named after Scotland RL pioneer Graeme Thompson and legendary full-back Alan Tait, is Millom’s Connor Terrill. Terrill excelled across the season for the U19’s. Terril had competition for the award from Lyle Wilson and Charlie Emslie. “It’s fantastic to see these young players [...]

Arundel wins U16 Player of the Year

2020-01-01T00:30:56+00:00January 1st, 2020|Scotland Under 16s|

The Under-16s Player of the Year, who received the Nathan Graham Award, named after former Scotland RL International Nathan Graham, is Bradford Bull’s Sam Arundel. Arundel was in impressive form throughout the season for the U16’s in his first year of representative rugby. Arundel had competition for the award from Ryan Crossley and Benji [...]

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