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Aitken ready for 2021

2021-03-10T12:15:00+00:00March 10th, 2021|Scotland RL Team|

The 2021 National Rugby League (NRL) season is set to kick off on Thursday, with Scottish interest in the competition taking the form of hard-hitting centre, Euan Aitken. Aitken, who is Scotland’s 174th Senior Men’s International, will be competing for the New Zealand Warriors, having made an off-season transfer from St George Illawarra Dragons. [...]

Scotland Wheelchair embark on Edinburgh to Sheffield Challenge

2021-02-11T15:35:21+00:00February 1st, 2021|Wheelchair|

The Scotland Wheelchair Rugby League team are taking up the challenge of covering 255 miles individually between February 1st- April 30th, to raise funds for their 2021 Rugby League World Cup campaign. 255 miles is the distance between Edinburgh and Sheffield, where the team will be based for the upcoming tournament, at the English [...]

Legacy: The Class of ‘95

2020-08-15T12:00:40+00:00August 14th, 2020|RL News|

Oh, what might have been. If Struan Douglas is to be believed, the first full men’s international for Scotland Rugby League, played 25 years ago yesterday, could well have been a victory. The Stena Sealink Challenge vs Ireland, at the Royal Dublin Showgrounds on the 13th of August 1995 was a landmark occasion for Rugby [...]

Getting to know… Danny Addy

2020-07-28T15:00:38+00:00July 28th, 2020|Getting to know|

1) When was your Scotland debut? 2013 2) What has been your best Scotland moment? Probably either touring Aus and NZ or drawing to the kiwis in cumbria 3) Who is the best opposition player you’ve faced? Cameron Smith probably, but played against Australia, New Zealand, and England so take your pick 4) What [...]

Getting to know… Matty Russell

2020-06-17T19:34:53+00:00June 16th, 2020|Getting to know|

1. When was your Scotland debut? My Scotland debut, was against PNG in a friendly, I then made my full debut against Tonga when we won that game as massive underdogs. 2. What has been your best Scotland moment? My favourite Scotland moment, is a tough one. I have two. The draw against New [...]

Getting to know… Jay Anderson

2020-05-05T15:20:57+00:00May 5th, 2020|Getting to know|

Next up in our 'Getting to Know' series is Wheelchair captain, Jay Anderson:1. When was your Scotland debut? 2015 European Championships. 2. What has been your best Scotland moment? 2015, first time ever wearing the Thistle with my fellow Bravehearts and my family being there to watch us play my favourite game!! P.s. Also the [...]


2020-04-23T09:25:02+00:00April 23rd, 2020|RL News, Scotland Under 18s|

The tournament will now take place a year later at the same venue and involving the original eight nations: England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland, Serbia, Wales and Ukraine. As part of the Championship, the RLEF annual congress was due to have been held and this now will become an on-line gathering in the interim. [...]

Getting to know… Nick Glohe

2020-04-21T19:04:55+00:00April 21st, 2020|Getting to know|

1) When was your Scotland debut? 2018 2) What has been your best Scotland moment? Qualifying for RLWC2021 3) Who is the best opposition player you’ve faced? Scott Murrell 4) What Netflix show do you binge? Not on Netflix but Seinfeld or Only Fools and Horses 5) What food is your guilty pleasure? Banana [...]

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