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Scotland secure third win

September 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Cumbria U19 (28) 32 Tries: Ford, Stockdale, Batty, Carter, Pearce, Hutton Goals: Carter 4 Scotland U19 (12) 34 Tries: Weir, F. Ramsey, Noutch, Woods, Wales, Kennedy 2 Goals: Hogg 3   Scotland U19s went three from three after [...]

RLIF announces teams to compete in the Commonwealth Championship

September 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Having received expressions of interest from 17 Commonwealth nations, the Rugby League International Federation has announced the 14 teams who will participate in the 2018 Commonwealth Championships to be held in Moreton Bay, Queensland [...]

TAIT AND TEAM-MATES RECEIVE BRAVEHEARTS CAPS – AT LAST

September 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Twenty two years after representing his country at rugby league, dual code Scotland star Alan Tait has finally been awarded his cap. Kelso-born Tait was a rugby league superstar with Leeds when he was [...]

Scotland’s Natonal Player Development Centre 2017

September 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Sunday 15 October – 10.30-15.00 – Kingston Park Stadium, Brunton Road, Kenton Bank Foot, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE13 8AF  Attendees are required to make their own way to Kingston Park and bring their own [...]

Scotland defeat Skolars

September 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

London Skolars U19 (6) 10 Tries: Scott, Lawrence Goals: Lawrence Scotland U19 (12) 32 Tries: Kerr 3, Hogg 2, Weir Goals: Hogg 4   Watched by a healthy crowd at New River Stadium, including members of the [...]

Scotland too strong for Northern Ireland

August 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland U19 (44) 80 Tries: Sidney, Harrison, J. Gray, C.Gray 3, Meikle, Weir, Edwards 3, Williams, McKervail, T. Kennedy 2 Goals: Hogg 8, Sidney 2 Northern Ireland U19 (0) 6 Tries: Heath Goals: Battishill   [...]

SQUAD NAMED FOR U19 v NORTHERN IRELAND

August 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Ant Atherton names his first squad as U19's Coach for Test Match against Northern Ireland. Saturday 26th August 11.30am at West of Scotland rugby club Aidan Giblett (Sussex Merlins) Alex Williams (Edinburgh Eagles) Alfie [...]

Brierley expects Scotland to make impact come October

August 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Toronto Wolfpack half-back Ryan Brierley thinks Scotland can make a major impact on the Rugby League World Cup this autumn, and just hopes playing in the third tier of British rugby league will not [...]

SCOTLAND ADD TWO NRL TALENTS AS WALKER IS WITHDRAWN

August 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland have added two young players from Australia’s NRL to their provisional Rugby League World Cup squad. James Bell of New Zealand Warriors and South Sydney Rabbitohs’ winger Campbell Graham both made their NRL [...]

Strathmore Silverbacks win thrilling Caledonian Brewing Co. Grand Final

August 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Edinburgh Eagles (14) 30 Tries: Noutch (2), C Kennedy (2), Murray, Stitt Goals: T Kennedy (3) Strathmore Silverbacks (18) 32 Tries: Kirby (2), Gray, Smith, Alexander, Strachan Goals: Alexander (4) On a wet and windy [...]

SCOTLAND STALWARTS LEAD BRAVEHEARTS SQUAD

August 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland have announced their provisional squad ahead of the Rugby League World Cup 2017 down under this autumn. Head coach Steve McCormack has stuck with his tried and trusted Bravehearts who took Scotland to [...]

Squads named for Grand Final

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The squads for the 2017 Grand Final have been named by Edinburgh Eagles and Strathmore as they look to secure their place in the 2018 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup. Both head coaches have had selection [...]

WORTH THE WAIT: CAPS AWARDED AFTER 22 YEARS

August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland Rugby League have righted a 22-year-old wrong, presenting Scotland caps to former internationalists who were not awarded a cap on their debuts in the 1990s. Seven of the forty-odd players in that category [...]

Italy 110-6 Scotland

July 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

It was a tough day at the office for our Wheelchair Bravehearts in Carcassonne. A mix up prior to kick off ended up with Scotland kicking off the campaign instead of receiving the ball. [...]

Pacific Islands too strong in Semi Final

July 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland (4) 12 Tries: L Faughlin, S Plumridge, Turland Goals: Pacific Islands (16) 44 Tries: Faiumu 3, Tuimavave 3, Sini, Anderson Goals: Vai 6 Report by Toney Dosen for RLWC2017.com. Photos courtesy of Narelle Spangher, [...]

Statement: Aberdeen Warriors

July 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Everyone involved with Scotland Rugby League is very disappointed to hear the news from Aberdeen Warriors Rugby League that the club is folding. Aberdeen Warriors have been a very important part of rugby league [...]

Scotland finish top of Pool B despite defeat

July 12th, 2017|0 Comments

England (18) 30 Tries: Mall 2, Bass 2, Ruse Goals: Stead 5 Scotland (6) 20 Tries: J Plumridge, L Faughlin, Hogg Goals: Hogg 4 Report by RLWC2017.com. Photos courtesy of RLWC2017.   England held a [...]

Scotland book semi-final berth with victory over Ireland

July 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland (14) 38 Tries: L Faughlin 2, S Plumridge, Dowding, Westman, Hogg, Genocchio Goals: Smithson 5 Ireland (12) 24 Tries: Maloney, Phillips, Ryan, Guilfoyle Goals: O’Neill 4 Report by RLWC2017.com. Photos courtesy of Narelle [...]

Scotland victorious over Wales

July 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland (24) 48 Tries: Hogg, S Plumridge, Dowding, Hall, L Faughlin 3, Walters, Flowers Goals: Hogg 6 Wales (12) 18 Tries: Jones, Davies, Hinem Goals: Emanuelli 3 Report by Sian Golden (Wales Rugby League). [...]

EUROPEAN U19 CHAMPIONSHIP SET TO RETURN

June 29th, 2017|0 Comments

The RLEF is re-launching the U19 European Championship after a 12-year gap, with the tournament scheduled for August 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia.   Seeded nations England, France, Scotland and Wales will be joined by [...]

Douglas focuses on blues homecoming

June 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland will prepare for their World Cup campaign in October down the road from the hometown of prop Luke Douglas – who is from the most Scottish town down under! The St Helens star [...]

Dundee Dragons reach Challenge Cup Semi Final

June 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Dundee Dragons (28) 58 Tries: McKeen 5, Birtles, Squire, Carling 3, Anderson Goals: McKeen 7 Glasgow Panthers (16) 28 Tries: King 4, Higgans 2 Goals: Higgans 2 Play started very brightly with Dundee first [...]

Edinburgh Eagles 36-34 Aberdeen Warriors

June 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Edinburgh Eagles (6) 36 Tries: Noutch 2, Quinn, Paterson, Hogg, Woods, Murray Goals: Hogg 4 Aberdeen Warriors (20) 34 Tries: Emmison 2, Capper, Burnett 2, Genocchio, Davies  Goals: Paxton 3 A physical, hard-fought yet [...]

Mark Senter steps down as Scotland Rugby League Under 19’s Head Coach

June 7th, 2017|0 Comments

After many many years involved in the sport, Mark Senter has stepped down as Head Coach of the Under 19's. Mark has been involved in rugby league in Scotland in numerous roles including being [...]

Club XIII squad selected for Students clash

June 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland Club XIII Head Coach Mike Wallace has announced his squad for their clash with the Scotland Students ahead of their departure to the Student World Cup. Coach Wallace is happy with the make [...]

South Win Hard Fought Origin Match

June 4th, 2017|0 Comments

The rugby league season in Scotland continues to develop with Sunday 4th June seeing a successful Origin match played between the North and the South at Kinross Rugby Club. There are now 4 teams [...]

Student squad named for World Cup

May 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland Students Head Coach Nathan Graham has announced his 23-man squad for the Student World Cup. The squad will depart the UK on 30th June for Sydney, Australia to compete in the two week [...]

All-Scottish tie tops bill in Wheelchair RL Challenge Cup quarter final draw

May 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

Dundee Dragons take on Glasgow Panthers for a place in the final four... Glasgow Panthers will travel to face Dundee Dragons in an all-Scottish quarter final tie. The Dragons beat Keighley Cougars 86-4 in [...]

LeagueNet Help | Registering coaches online

May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Guidance for all coaches to register their details online with LeagueNet. The Rugby Football League's new registration system, LeagueNet is now being rolled out for use across the community game. This allows for online [...]

Search for missing Bravehearts to be honoured

May 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland Rugby League are trying to track down a dozen or so of their former international players as they look to recognise the achievement of all those who have played for the Bravehearts.   [...]

Strathmore Silverbacks 42 – Edinburgh Eagles 28

May 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Strahmore Silverbacks (18) 42 Tries: Lewis Hill, James Doherty 3, Murray Fairlie, Dylan McKenzie, Fraser McKay, Niall Hall Goals: Fraser McKay 5 Edinburgh Eagles (18) 28 Tries: Terry Skeet 2, Gareth Walker 2, Timmy [...]

Strathmore Silverbacks 30 – Aberdeen Warriors 54

May 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Strahmore Silverbacks (10) 30 Tries: Dave Vernon, Lewis Hill, Fraser McKay, Glenn Feighan, Connor Blackmore 2 Goals: McKay 4Aberdeen Warriors (24) 54 Tries: Andrew Fischer 3, Lewis Clark 3, Aaron Robertson, Jack Burnett, John Fenton, Calum [...]

Dundee Dragons through to Challenge Cup Quarter Final

May 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Dundee Dragons 86-4 Keighley Cougars Both teams were slightly depleted of playing numbers for the match with a number of Cougars regulars being unable to travel “The Road and the Miles to Dundee”. (It’s [...]

Bravehearts happy at Lions return

May 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland RL chairman Keith Hogg has greeted the news that Great Britain will tour again in 2019 - and Scotland may get a re-match with New Zealand and Australia when they tour here - [...]

Two late tries sink the Student Bravehearts.

May 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Keighley Cougars Reserves (30) 44 Tries: Kelly, Barker 2, Lawton 2, Weatherill, Davey, Smithson, Kelly Goals: Lawton 4 Scotland Students (16) 38 Tries: Hutchison, Flowers, Hall 2, Hogg 2, Dowding Goals: Hogg 5   [...]

Rugby League World Cup 2017 launch tournament campaign

May 5th, 2017|0 Comments

The eyes of the sporting world will be on Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea as fourteen teams contest the Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) from 27 October to 2 [...]

Scotland Students head to Cougar Park

May 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland Students Head Coach Nathan Graham is taking his squad to Keighley this weekend as they face up against Keighley Cougars reserves at Cougar Park. It's our second outing for for the squad. Keighley [...]

PDC Coaching Team announced

May 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The 2017 PDC will be managed by the following staff team: Head Coach - Mike Wallace, Assistant Coach - Dave Vernon, Assistant Coach - Niall Hall, Manager - Carrie-ann Downs.

Scotland Students Continue Build-Up to Sydney

April 20th, 2017|0 Comments

The bulk of the players selected for Scotland Students for the upcoming Student World Cup in Sydney, will play the first of three warm-up matches on Saturday 22 April (kick off 2pm) against Halifax [...]

BRAVEHEARTS STUDENTS START WORLD CUP JOURNEY

January 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland Rugby League have selected 22 players for the Student World Cup in Australia this summer and will begin their preparations with a training day at UCLan in Preston this Sunday. The squad includes [...]

WALKER SCOOPS TOP SCOTTISH PRIZE

January 6th, 2017|0 Comments

St Helens prop Adam Walker has been voted Scotland’s Player of the Year. Walker was the runaway leader - chosen as player of the year by five of the six management team who voted [...]

LADBROKES CHALLENGE CUP FIRST ROUND DRAW MADE

January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

The draw for the first round of the 2017 Ladbrokes Challenge Cup took place this evening (Thursday, January 5) at The Deep in Hull. Conducting the draw was 2016 winning coach with Hull FC, [...]

GLASWEGIAN SCOTT NAMED TOP STUDENT BY BRAVEHEARTS

January 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Glaswegian centre Scott Plumridge has been voted Scotland Rugby League Student Player of the Year for 2016 and will receive the Roy Kinnear Award. The 20-year-old, who plays his club rugby league for Edinburgh Eagles, [...]

KINNAIRD CROWNED YOUTH PLAYER OF THE YEAR

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Scotland Rugby League are delighted to announce the first of the four Players of the Year for their representative sides. The Thompson-Tait Award, named after team-mates in the first Scotland senior team Graeme Thompson [...]

MELLON MAKES HISTORY WITH HAT-TRICK

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Dundee Dragons star Michael Mellon has made history by becoming the first ScotlandRL player to win the same player of the year award three times - and he has done it in three successive years. [...]

FIVE RULE CHANGES TO BE INTRODUCED IN 2017

December 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Five amendments that will enhance Rugby League matches for players, spectators and viewers will come into effect for the 2017 season Betfred Super League, Kingstone Press Championship and League 1 and Ladbrokes Challenge Cup to [...]

HELP SCOTLAND STUDENTS GET TO THE WORLD CUP

December 21st, 2016|0 Comments

In July 2017, Scotland will take part in the Student Rugby League World Cup in Sydney, Australia.Participation in the squad is self-funding and each player will need to raise over £3000 to take part. The [...]

SCOTLAND UP TO FOURTH IN WORLD RANKINGS

November 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Scotland Rugby League have leapt from ninth to fourth in the world rankings after their impressive Four Nations campaign. After a heavy opening defeat to Australia, Scotland led England until shortly before half-time before going [...]

WHEELCHAIR BOARD MEMBER OPPORTUNITIES

November 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Scotland Wheelchair Rugby League (SWRL) is seeking to recruit new board members to drive the growth of wheelchair rugby league in Scotland: a fast, dynamic sport which offers the opportunity for all to participate and [...]

EPIC DRAW SINKS IN FOR HISTORY-MAKERS

November 13th, 2016|0 Comments

Scotland Rugby League players, management and supporters are reflecting on the greatest result in their 21-year existence after the incredible 18-all draw with world number one nation, New Zealand, at Workington last night. To give the [...]

DOUGLAS DISAPPOINTED BUT DETERMINED

November 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Scotland earned all the plaudits on Saturday night but it didn’t stop their players and coaches from an overwhelming feeling of what might have been. Leading England until three minutes to half-time, one of sport’s [...]

PHILLIPS BROTHERS AND SCOTT COME IN

November 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Scotland head coach Steve McCormack has recalled the Phillips brothers of Workington Town and Batley full-back into a 19-man squad for their first ever meeting with England at Coventry on Saturday. Hooker Callum Phillips missed the [...]

HOOD READY TO CLASH WITH MATES IN OLD ENEMY RANKS

November 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Liam Hood has admitted that he is relishing the ‘neighbourly rivalry’ between Scotland and England ahead of Saturday’s clash. The Leigh Centurions star played a key role in Scotland’s defeat to Australia last week and [...]

HISTORY-MAKERS LEARN LESSONS FROM AUSSIE MASTERS

October 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Debutant Ryan Brierley and loose forward Ben Kavanagh wrote themselves into Scottish rugby league history on Friday night by scoring for Scotland’s tries in their first ever Test meeting with Australia in the 54-12 defeat [...]

AUSTRALIA 54-12 SCOTLAND

October 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Scotland were well beaten in their opening game of the Four Nations by an outstanding opening period from Australia but fought back well to show that they are capable of pushing the best teams in [...]

BRIERLEY THRILLED AT LEAP TO FACE KANGAROOS

October 27th, 2016|0 Comments

It’s little more than six months since Ryan Brierley was a Championship player with Leigh Centurions. Tomorrow night he will make his international debut against Australia. Having moved to Huddersfield Giants in March, half-back Brierley [...]

DOUGLAS BACK IN SCOTLAND SQUAD TO FACE KANGAROOS

October 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Scotland have named seven uncapped players in their 19-man squad to face Australia for the very first time in the opening game of the Ladbrokes Four Nations tournament in Hull on Friday night. Coach Steve [...]

MASTERCLASS FOR U19S AS SCOTS PREPARE FOR AUSSIES

October 26th, 2016|0 Comments

It may not seem the ideal preparation for facing the World Cup holders, but Scotland opted to stage a dress rehearsal for their meeting with Australia at Hull on Friday by playing against their youth [...]

FERGUSON READY FOR TEST AGAINST THE BEST

October 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Scotland forward Dale Ferguson thinks the Bravehearts’ heavy week in Edinburgh has prepared them as well as possible for the biggest test of their lives: successive games against Australia, England and New Zealand. Scotland [...]

NUTRITION X FUEL SCOTLAND RUGBY LEAGUE

October 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

Nutrition X have proudly been the Official Sports Nutrition Partner to Scotland Rugby League for the past two seasons and this month are excited to be working with the team as they embark on the Four [...]

SCRATCHY BUT VITAL: MCCORMACK ON BARROW WIN

October 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Scotland prepared for their clash with Australia next Friday by beating Barrow Raiders, masquerading as the Cumbria Select XIII, 48-16 at Barrow tonight. The Bravehearts, who left six of their star names in the Craven [...]

SCOTTISH STARS MAKE RARE APPEARANCE IN CUMBRIA

October 19th, 2016|0 Comments

The stars of Super League and Australia’s NRL will descend on Cumbria on Friday when Scotland arrive to play a warm-up game ahead of the Ladbrokes Four Nations tournament. Scotland coach Steve McCormack, the former [...]

GRAND FINAL HERO AMONG NEW-LOOK BRAVEHEARTS

October 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Wigan winger Lewis Tierney has been named in the Scotland squad for the first time ahead of the Ladbrokes Four Nations tournament, one of ten uncapped players in the 24-man squad. Tierney helped Wigan beat [...]

Club XIII Gain Valuable Experience In Capital

August 30th, 2015|0 Comments

SOUTH WEST LONDON CHARGERS 46 SCOTLAND CLUB XIII 18 At London Skolars, Perth Road, Wood Green. Scotland Club XIII played their fifth game of the summer and fell to their first defeat at the [...]