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2014 Philippines U23s vs Thailand Stars U23s at Wentworthville

Junior Tamaraws Run Riot against Thailand Stars whilst their Senior counterparts hold their own...

By Michael Holt, Date: 10/10/14 (Photos By Jeff Kan)

On the eve of the biggest Rugby League event of the year the NRL Grand Final, on Saturday the 4th of October, 3 League minnows were preparing for history in the Western Sydney suburb of Wentworthville.

The canteen area of the stadium had gone from the traditional Aussie smells of sausage sangas and steak sandwiches, to the streets of Manila and Bangkok with Pork Adobo and Pad Thai filling the air.

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Philippines Rugby League lay foundations for local control

Date: 18/9/18

The Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) thoughts and prayers are with the Filipino people affected by Typhoon Ompong.

Philippines Rugby League Passay City

The Rugby League Warriors are back

By Erick Elefante, Date:2/8/13

The last time these groups of local Filipino Rugby League enthusiast were together, was at the inaugural Clark International 9s tournament on Saturday the 27th October, 2012.

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Philippines name squad for rugby league clash against Japan

Reigning Asian Cup Champions the Philippines Tamaraws have named their squad for the clash against the Japanese Samurais this Saturday.

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Philippines Rugby League lend a helping hand

By Erick Elefante, Date: 7/3/13

The first thing on PAL Tamaraw Richard Goodwin’s mind, a primary school teacher at Kambora Public School in Davidson, when he returned from last October’s Rugby league International tours of Thailand and the Philippines; was how to help the orphans at Nayon ng Kabataan orphanage in Mandaluyong city that he visited. So last November he started a fundraising drive for the orphanage at his school.

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San Narciso the Birthplace of Rugby League in the Philippines

By Erick Elefante, Date: 26/9/13

With the tournaments relocation from Clark city to San Narciso, this small, quite, fishing town has truly become the birth place of Rugby League in the Philippines.

Andrew Everingham playing for the Philippines NRL

PNRL Press Release, Date: 24/7/12

More good news was received by the Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) in July, with Andrew Everingham of the South Sydney Rabbitohs confirming that he is available to represent the Philippines in its first Rugby League international against Thailand in October.

This was a great result for PNRL Head coach Clayton Watene and Assistant Coach Mark De Ubago, as well as PNRL Manager Tom Simpson, who all contacted Andrew and convinced him to represent the Philippines in its inaugural international Rugby League test match.

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Rugby League has a huge future in the Philippines

By Erick Elefante, Date:9/7/13

Tom and Marlyn Simpson were supposed to have retired to La Paz beach in San Narciso, Zambales. But instead they’ve been laying the foundations for Rugby League the “Greatest Game of All” at this picturesque fishing town in the Philippines.

PNRL Val Cabigting

Rugby League through the eyes of local Filipinos

By Erick Elefante, Date: 2/10/13

With just over a fortnight to go before the Rugby League International 9s on October 19 and the Asian Cup on October 21 at the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) in San Narciso, Zambales, two local Filipinos talk about their dual Rugby code experience.

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Zambales Rugby League International 9s Tournament

Date: 15/10/13

On October 19 the international sport of Rugby League will converge in the small fishing town of, San Narciso, Zambales.