Tag: ENGLAND

Organisers of England versus Kiwis Test respond to The81stMinute’s story

Organisers of the historic England versus New Zealand Test match in Denver aren’t worry about a rugby union 7’s tournament being played in the local area at the same time. Replying directing to The81stMinute on Twitter, Rugby League Football International Challenge say they are promoting the game instead to fans of other Denver sports like […]

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Why the grumpy old men of rugby league can’t keep baby in the corner any longer

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis There is so much happening in rugby league it isn’t funny. What a time to be alive. State of Origin II, England versus New Zealand in Denver, Women’s State of Origin and the return of Tonga. And these aren’t even first priority if you’re from Fiji, Samoa or Papua New Guinea. […]

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Historic Denver Test match to clash with rugby union tournament just down the road

The historic England versus New Zealand rugby league Test at the Mile High Stadium in Denver will clash directly with a rugby union 7’s tournament just twenty minutes’ drive down the road. Officials are expecting a crowd of around 30,000 for the International but it would be have been even sweeter to see many local […]

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Rugby League needs to go Mad Max and stop being a pussy

BY CURTIS WOODWARD @woodward_curtis  Canberra versus Manly in China, Penrith versus Brisbane in Hawaii and now England versus New Zealand in Denver. What do they all have in common? None of them happened. Lost to the rugby league world like only we can lose it. Have no doubt – England against the Kiwis at the […]

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“Most powerful image I’ve seen”: Matt Johns hails Taumalolo

Former Australian five-eigth Matthew Johns says the sight of Tongan forward Jason Taumalolo surrounded by his teammates in the semi-final pre-match is the most powerful image he’s ever seen in the game. “The moment I look back on, and made the hairs stand up on the back of my neck, it was England v Tonga,” […]

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