Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Latin Heat Rugby League

Illawarra rugby league boy with the spirit of the Incas

Date:13/5/14

FOR Wollongong’s Jye Sommers, becoming co-captain of a Latin American rugby league team has been a strange ride.

It’s been one of surprises, of a newfound passion, and more than anything, a journey of self-discovery.

Latin Heat vs Philippines

Latin America improve but still no match for Philippines in test

 

Date: 19/1/15

IT was a 38-point improvement on the corresponding game from a year ago, but still Latin America was disappointed to go down 80-4 to the Philippines in Saturday’s Magellan Trophy rugby league match in Brisbane.

While the Tamaraws march on in their quest to become the first South East Asian side to qualify for a Rugby League World Cup, the GYG Latin Heat will take stock and rally together for even greater improvement in the coming 12 months.

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.

Aaron Raper and Stuart Raper

Cronulla Pair’s Week Gets Even Bigger

Date: 29/9/16

TWO former Cronulla Sharks are backing another underdog this week, helping Latin American rugby league players chase a long-term dream.

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Latin Heat Rugby League welcomes a Gringo

By Robert Burgin, Date: 11/9/13

Latin Heat Rugby League is happy to welcome on board a ‘Gringo’, giving the team vital exposure into the foreign student and expatriate Latino market.

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.

Latin Heat v Thailand All Stars

Latino and Thai rugby league rumble ends in split decision

Date: 2/6/14

A PENALTY kick which hit the posts, an unsuccessful field goal and two disallowed tries in the final 15 minutes were the talking points, as Latin America and Thailand drew 16-all in their rugby league Test at Windsor, Australia.

Despite pouring rain throughout much of the game, the international newcomers staged an entertaining battle that ended in a thrilling conclusion.

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Newest International RL team Latin Heat land first sponsor

By Robert Burgin, Date:28/8/13

REDCLIFFE’S Ben Vengoa has put his money where his heart is, becoming the first sponsor of international rugby league’s newest team – the Latin

Of Chilean heritage, Vengoa and his business Plus Fitness Morayfield will occupy both sleeves of the Latin Heat’s eye-catching jersey design.

2016 Rugby League Liberty Cup

Raper Announces Latin American Squad to take on North America

Date: 21/9/16

FORMER Australian World Cup player Aaron Raper has named his Latin American side to take on North America in an NRL Grand Final weekend clash which captures rugby league’s growing global appeal.

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Taking rugby league to unchartered territory

Date: 6/3/14

WITH the National Rugby League season in Australia just 24 hours away, an important alliance has been formed to take the game into new and unchartered territories.