CHALLENGE CUP – NEWCASTLE THUNDER 48 WEST WALES RAIDERS 0

Newcastle Thunder got their 2019 Challenge Cup journey underway successfully as they beat League One rivals West Wales Raiders. The match started very even with creative attacking pieces being met with solid defensive patterns and it wasn’t until the 15th minute until the deadlock was broken. Keal Carlile made two sniping runs which saw him […]

WRL chairman Brian Juliff’s New Year’s Eve message

PIC – Brian inducts Dai Watkins into the Wales Rugby League Hall of Fame, earlier in 2018. As 2018 draws to a close I wanted to thank everyone for their support to Wales Rugby League during the year. After returning home from RLWC2017, we faced questions about our strategy and direction following some very tough […]

CHALLENGE CUP – FEATHERSTONE ROVERS 66 NORTH WALES CRUSADERS 6

LUKE Briscoe crossed four times as Featherstone booked their place in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup’s fifth round, the Rovers sweeping aside North Wales 66-6 in a 13-try demolition. Despite making a slow start to proceedings, with the Crusaders looking to upset the odds, John Duffy’s men took a comfortable three-score lead into the half-time break. […]

CHALLENGE CUP REPORT : North Wales Crusaders 28 Keighley Cougars 24

NORTH WALES CRUSADERS completed a stunning comeback to send Keighley Cougars crashing out of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup at the Queensway Stadium following a 28-24 victory. Mike Grady’s side trailed 24-6 at the break, however, an impressive second-half performance saw the Wrexham-based side score 22 unanswered points to book their place in the fourth round. […]

CHALLENGE CUP ROUND 3 REPORT: GLOUCESTERSHIRE ALL GOLDS 36-18 NORTH WALES CRUSADERS

NORTH WALES CRUSADERS exited the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup following a 36-18 defeat to Gloucestershire All Golds. A professional showing from the home side saw them cross the line on eight occasions as they knocked the Crusaders out of the cup for the second time in two seasons. It was the home side who opened the […]

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