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Avida 9s

Philippines reach another milestone with inaugural Avida Rugby League 9s

Date: 17/7/17

The Greatest Game of All – Rugby League reached another milestone in the Philippines, with players from the Batangas Eels, Hunters and Manila Storm taking more local responsibility for the sport with the organisation of the inaugural Avida Rugby League 9s.

PNRL - Kids playing rugby league on grass for first time

Kids first time to play Rugby League on grass!

By Erick Elefante, Date:6/8/2013

When Marlyn Simpson sent the Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) the latest pictures of the San Narciso Junior Rugby League team training at the Philippine Merchant Marine Academy (PMMA) she titled the photos, “First time to play Rugby League on Grass”!

Philippines Rugby League

Rugby League played in the heart of the Philippines CBD

By Aiden Newman, Date: 5/6/19

After 2 months of postponements, the second leg of the Estepa Elefante Challenge Cup was played last Sunday the 2nd of June at the Ayala Chelsea Blue pitch in Makati City.

Philippines Rugby League

Rugby League in Zambales, Philippines

By Erick Elefante, Date: 1/4/13

It didn’t take long for Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) board member Tom Simpson to start Rugby League development in the Philippines after retiring to the province of Zambales with his family last March.

Tom has linked up with another PNRL board member David Perry to bring Rugby League to the province, North of Manila.

Philippines Team Photo 2022

Philippine Olympic Committee Approves Rugby League Recognition

On February 5, 2021, the Philippines became the first Asian nation to obtain membership status with the International Rugby League (IF) under their new Philippine Incorp – “Pambansang Ragbi Liga Ng Pilipinas” (Philippine National Rugby League) the governing body...
Malta Rugby League announce international programme for 2023

Malta Rugby League Announce International Programme For 2023

The Malta Rugby League Association, whose domestic season has just kicked off, has announced five internationals to take place later this year in both the northern and southern hemisphere. Malta men will travel to Montenegro on Saturday 16 September 2023,...
Philippines Junior Ragbi Liga teams show their mettle at Heritage rounds of Rugby League tournaments

Philippines Junior Ragbi Liga Teams Show Their Mettle at Heritage Rounds of Rugby League...

With the Friendship Cup between the Philippines and Malta now a regular fixture in the NSW Rugby League round of Heritage Rugby League tournaments. On the 28th of October at New Era Stadium, Cabramatta, Sydney, Australia. The Philippines U18...
Philippines Rugby League

Historic Papua New Guinea RL International games in Clark City

By Ric Raymond Bellen, Date: 28/1/14

Papua New Guinea (PNG) is the only country in the world where Rugby League is the national sport of the country!

On the 26th January at Challenger Field, Clark city, history was made in the Philippines, when James Franson of Site Skills Training based in the Clark Freeport Zone and Ric Raymond Bellen of the Maritime Academy of Asia & the Pacific (MAAP) Rugby League & Union club organised the inaugural Rugby League tournament between PNG Nationals training at the company and local Filipino Rugby League enthusiast.

Philippines Rugby League

Philippines PAL Tamaraws register 3 teams in the 2013 Cabramatta International 9s

By Erick Elefante, Date: 6/12/12

The Philippines National Rugby League (PNRL) is proud to announce that it is returning to the Cabramatta International 9s on the 2nd February 2013; the scene of its original success, coming into the Rugby League playing fraternity with its inaugural Bowl Trophy win on the 4th of February 2012.

Philippines Rugby League

PAL Tamaraws reach the Finals of the Cabramatta Rugby League 9s

By Erick Elefante, Date: 7/2/13

“We couldn’t even beat the Philippines!”

Was a cry from one of the Cook Island supporter’s as she watched in shock as their team went down 12 – 10 to the Philippine Airlines (PAL) Tamaraws at the Cabramatta International 9s on the 2nd of February in Sydney, Australia.