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Latin Heat Rugby League

Tomahawk joins Heat squad

By Robert Burgin, Date:30/1/13

THE might of the Americas will join forces in Sydney this Saturday, as USA World Cup fullback Kristian Freed fills a special guest role for Cabramatta International Nines rugby league debutants the Latin Heat.

Different Game, Same Spirit

Date: 17/5/15

THIS Saturday when Michael Bolz steps onto the field at Sydney University to represent Latin America Under 18s in Rugby League, he writes the newest chapter of a remarkable family tale.

It was only days ago, as he began final preparations for the NRL One Community Redfern Nines, that young Michael told teammates of his pride in perpetuating the feats of late grandfather, Carlos Bolz.

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Cameron Smith, YouTube & the fresh-eyed South American

Date: 2/10/18

It’s 6am on a Saturday morning and Argentinian Francisco ‘Pancho’ Gaspani is waking up on a mattress on the floor of a granny flat in Fairfield, in Sydney’s western suburbs.

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Latin American Rugby League players sought

Date: 9/7/14

Following strong growth in our first 12 months, the GYG Latin Heat Rugby League seeks expressions of interest from players for consideration in these upcoming events. All players must be of Latino heritage (player, parent or grandparent born in South or Central America).

Latin Heat v Thailand 2016

Latin Heat 54 defeat Thailand Stars 16


Date: 18/1/16

LATIN Heat’s rapid rise – marked by a team-best 54-16 defeat of Thailand Stars on Saturday – could well become the death of the pioneering Rugby League outfit.

But not in the immediate sense.

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Historic meeting of Rugby League officials in South America

AN HISTORIC meeting of Rugby League officials in South America has discussed key steps for the game in engaging Latin America, including seeking cooperation from NRL partners Fox Sports.

Hugo Froes of Rugby League Brasil welcomed both Carlos Varela (Confederacion Argentina de Rugby League) and Robert Burgin (GYG Latin Heat Rugby League – Australia) to his hometown of Sao Lourenco, Minas Gerais.

Oscar Mendoza, Sebastian Martinez, Trent Millar - three of the leading players for the Queensland squad

Teams named for Latino Origin, West End on Saturday

Date: 25/5/17

MULTICULTURAL West End in Brisbane will this Saturday host a rugby league match which puts an exotic twist on the classic State of Origin contest.

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Project to deliver 1000 rugby league balls to Latin America

Date: 19/5/14

AS the sporting world casts an eye towards Brazil for the staging of the FIFA World Cup, a group of rugby league diehards will look to do the seemingly impossible – introduce their own brand of football to Latin America.

And there’s a way you can help the ambitious crusaders ‘grow’ the balls to do it!

Latin Heat vs Philippines

Latin America faces Philippines in rugby league 2015 opener

Date: 20/11/14

LATIN America and the Philippines will usher in the 2015 rugby league season with the return bout of The Magellan Trophy at Brisbane’s Bishop Park on January 17.

After narrowly scraping together enough players in their international debut against the Tamaraws last January, the GYG Latin Heat are hell-bent on showing how quickly the 13-man game has engaged the Latino community.

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Genesis of a New Rugby League Rivalry

Date: 4/10/16 (Photo Credit Sergio Montenegro/Darkside Studio)

A WILLING first half in the Liberty Cup battle between teams representing Latin America and North America gave a glimpse of what could one day become a great rugby league rivalry.