Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Hulking Teen to Debut – Team lists for Latino Nines

Date: 21/10/16

THE senior debut of hulking junior Miguel Acevedo Moreno and the presence of Nicaragua will add an extra edge to Saturday’s GYG Latino Nines Rugby League event at Moorebank Sports Club, Sydney.

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Chimi injects Argentinian flavour to Internatonal Rugby League

Date: 28/5/14

WHO would ever have thought they’d live to see the day when an Argentinian sauce company sponsored an international rugby league competition?

And what’s more – sponsoring a tournament contested by Latin American teams from previously unchartered rugby league territory?

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Latin America in breakthrough rugby league victory

Date: 20/10/14

LATIN America has won its first 13-a-side game in international rugby league, punishing Portugal 40-6 in the Copa Cabral at Rose Bay, Sydney.

In by far the Guzman y Gomez Latin Heat’s best display to date, the representative newcomers showed their rapid improvement since a 0-114 demolition at the hands of the Philippines in January.

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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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).

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Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in 2021 –...

Colombian Defies Rugby League & Migrant Stereotypes

Date: 24/9/16

A COLOMBIAN who arrived in Australia with no rugby league experience and bulked up 20kg in two years at the gym will captain a Latin American Development team against Africa United on NRL Grand Final weekend.

Latin Heat Rugby League hits the USA

Latin Heat Rugby League hits the USA

By Matthew Brown, Date: 22/10/14

For those who are un-aware of the Latin Heat, they are an International Rugby League side representing the 24 Latin Nations of Central and South America. They have played in numerous internationals against the Philippines, Thailand and experienced their first international victory against Portugal on the 19th of October 2014.

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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.

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.