Thursday, April 18, 2024

Latin Heat makes rugby league strategic plan public

Date: 7/4/15

LATIN American Rugby League has unveiled its strategic plan for the next 12 months, with off-field advancements deemed just as vital as on-field performance.

Following a 300 per cent growth in GYG Latin Heat player numbers from January 2014 to January 2015, the onus is to plan a sustainable path to the ultimate goal – participation by a South or Central American nation in a future Rugby League World Cup.

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Latin Heat flying the flag for Rugby League in South America

By Robert Burgin, Date: 9/8/13

We’re doing something ambitious for Australia’s Latin American COMMUNITY, starting the first rugby league team to represent the region – the LATIN HEAT.

Currently SOUTH AMERICA is the only continent WITHOUT a single regular representative rugby league side, ahead of October’s 2013 World Cup in the UK.

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Guyanan stars in league tournament – Why is he not playing NRL?

Date: 12/10/14

“Why is he not playing NRL?”

That was the question from one prominent rugby league pundit after fullback Kevin McKenzie made a stunning debut for Latin America at the weekend’s Mitchelton Nines tournament in Brisbane.

Proving that rugby league has tapped only a fraction of its potential market for players and fans alike, McKenzie well and truly put his home nation of Guyana on the map.

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What do Papalii, Folau, Kaufusi and Sandow have to do with these novices?


Date: 19/5/17

ONE PLAYER won a title alongside Josh Papalii, another played in the same team as Israel Folau, another was scouted by Manly, and another has a tournament named after him on the other side of the globe.

GYG Latin Heat Rugby League match report

Date: 25/9/13

Inches separated the GYG Latin Heat rugby league side from prize money at last weekend’s Mitchelton Nines tournament in Brisbane, with newcomer Fernando Villegas almost scoring a wonder try.

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Latin Heat Rugby League to hold social day at New Farm Park

By Robert Burgin, Date: 6/12/13

Hot off the back of a record crowd for the Rugby League World Cup final, Latin Heat Rugby League will be hosting a social day at New Farm Park, Brisbane, this Sunday, December 9.

Latin America and Thailand to kick-off 2016 Rep Season


Date: 12/1/2016

Opportunity to Settle the Score

LATIN America and Thailand will kick-off the 2016 representative Rugby League season in Canberra on Saturday, January 16, with both teams determined to settle the score.

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Latino Rugby League now with a foothold in Europe

By Robert Burgin, Date: 9/12/13

Ahead of today’s return from the off-season, the Guzman y Gomez Latin Heat is excited to announce the formation of an alliance with Manchester’s own Mancunians RLFC.

To any rugby league players of South American Ancestry

By Matthew Brown, Date: 24/6/13

Wests-Mitchelton Rugby League Club in Brisbane, Australia, is holding a Nines Competition in late September. A total of 24 teams from across QLD and Northern NSW will enter this competition.

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Guzman Y Gomez make Latin Heat Rugby League dreams reality


A ‘GHETTO kid’ from Guyana, a Colombian security guard discovered on the street and a Uruguayan boy prepared to drive 1000km to recreate his father’s dream are all set to benefit from a ground-breaking deal.