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VACANCY | Development Officer

2019-01-11T11:21:57+00:00 January 11th, 2019|RL News|

FULL TIME Development Officer Salary £24,000 - £28,000 (based on experience) Scotland Rugby League are seeking to appoint a dynamic and committed Development Officer to implement the sport’s strategic plan. This focuses on primary school, secondary school and local club development and on the Scotland Rugby League’s volunteer workforce. The role provides an excellent development [...]

Bell storms his way to Scotland Player of the Year Award

2018-12-31T20:13:28+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Scotland RL Team|

James Bell has won the Scotland Player of the Year Award for 2018. The New Zealand Warriors player receives the Dave Valentine Award for his performances throughout the European Championships. Bell who missed the first game due to injury came into the side against Wales and powered over for a try and was outstanding [...]

Westman receives Nines Player of the Year Award

2018-12-31T20:13:15+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Scotland 9s|

The voting for the Scotland RL Nines Player of the Year was extremely tight, with three players only separated by a few points. Captain Matt Hogg of Edinburgh Eagles/Newcastle University and Dapto Canaries Curtis Faughlin were narrowly beaten to the award by Berkeley RLFC’s Luke Westman. Westman was named in the Commonwealth 9s team [...]

Glohe picks up Student Player of the Year Award

2018-12-31T20:12:59+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Scotland Students|

The voting for the Scotland Rugby League Student Player of the Year was extremely tight, with two Newcastle-based players standing out at the Student 4 Nations last summer. Last year’s winner stand-off Matt Hogg of Newcastle University in England was beaten to the award by Nick Glohe from Newcastle University in Australia. Glohe produced [...]

Paterson wins Youth Player of the Year

2018-12-31T20:12:49+00:00 December 31st, 2018|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 Newcastle Thunder’s Chris Paterson. Paterson excelled at the European Championships in Serbia. Paterson had competition for the award from Bon Accord Bulls Euan Caldwell and Bradford Bulls Matthew Fletcher. “It’s [...]


2018-12-31T20:14:32+00:00 December 31st, 2018|Scotland Wheelchair RL|

Dundee Dragons star Michael Mellon has picked up the Graeme Stewart Award for Scotland Wheelchair RL Player of the Year for the fourth time. Former RAF member and rugby union player Michael became involved in wheelchair sports at Dundee Dragons after losing his leg. “Michael has won the award for his exemplary performance on [...]

RLWC2021 Draw

2018-12-16T20:30:14+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Scotland RL Team|

Qualifying for the 2021 World Cup will resume in London during May, it was revealed at the draw for the final European qualifiers later in 2019. Before a draw that saw qualification equal favourites Ireland arguably placed in a more difficult side of the draw than arch-rivals Scotland, Rugby League European Federation general manager [...]

Eagles accepted in to North East RL competition for 2019

2018-11-27T11:04:53+00:00 November 27th, 2018|National League, RL News|

Following yesterday’s confirmation of Edinburgh Eagles place in the 2019 Challenge Cup, the club can today reveal that we have been accepted in to the North East RL league competition for next season. Representatives from six of the eight clubs the Eagles will now face next season were in attendance at the NERL AGM last [...]

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