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Latin Heat South American Rugby League

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.

Latin players come from far and wide for Brisbane Mitchelton Nines

Date: 29/9/14

THE GYG Latin Heat will debut eight new players for the October 11 Mitchelton Rugby League Nines in Brisbane, after drawing both the USA and host club Mitchelton in its pool.

The new caps include Guyanese Commonwealth Games representative Kevin Mackenzie, former North Sydney Bears trialist Sean Day (Peru) and West Belconnen Warriors enforcer Eddie Wegener (Chile).

Philippines v Portugal 2013 International 9's

IRL World Rankings: How realistic are they?

The latest IRB world rankings came out on December 10th and show the top four countries, in order, New Zealand, England, Tonga and Australia. The IRL states on its website that world rankings are based only on the results of...
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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.

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 squad announced to face Philippines

By Robert Burgin, Date: 14/1/14

THE Guzman y Gomez Latin Heat has named its debut international squad, ahead of Saturday’s clash with the Philippine Airlines Tamaraws at Runaway Bay on the Gold Coast.

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Guzman Y Gomez make Latin Heat Rugby League dreams reality

Date:16/9/13

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.

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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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.

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New Head Coach for GYG Latin Heat Rugby League

Date: 8/4/14

CHILE’S Ernie Tobar has accepted an offer to become the first Latino-born head coach of GYG Latin Heat Rugby League.