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Rugby League in Scotland strengthens as Fife Lions reforms

2019-04-02T19:39:47+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|National League, RL News|

All those involved in rugby league in Scotland are celebrating the return of Fife Lions. The Lions were one of the strongest rugby league clubs in Scotland during their previous existence, winning 2 National League Championships and being runners up 4 times. They also had a number of senior caps and A team players. [...]

SRL appoints James Sloggie as their full time Development Officer

2019-04-02T19:25:05+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|RL News|

Scotland Rugby League is very pleased to announce the appointment of James Sloggie as their full time Development Officer. SRL embarked on an extensive recruitment process which resulted in over 70 applications for the role. This was reduced to a short list of 6 for interview with James being the successful candidate. James has [...]

Scotland support return of GB Lions

2019-03-04T20:55:27+00:00 March 4th, 2019|Scotland RL Team|

The recent meeting of the Rugby League International Federation confirmed a four-match tour of New Zealand and Papua New Guinea for the Great Britain Rugby League Lions – with full details of the schedule to be released in Auckland tonight. It will be the first time Great Britain have played since the home series [...]

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 [...]

Vacancy – U16 Physio

2019-04-11T19:32:31+00:00 January 10th, 2019|Scotland Academy, Scotland Under 16s|

An opportunity has arisen for a Physio to work with Scotland Rugby League.   You will work primarily with our Under 16s programme to make sure they are in peak physical condition for each game. The squad meet and train every 5 to 6 weeks and play 3 to 4 games between May and [...]

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 [...]

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