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Malta move into top 20

Malta move into top 20

Malta has moved up seven places to 20th in the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) rankings. It is the highest world ranking ever held by the Malta national team. Ahead of Malta, are Germany (17), Norway (18) and Russia (19),... (Continue reading)

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Malta cruise to Scandinavian victory

Malta cruise to Scandinavian victory

Malta turned on a second half blitz with eight unanswered tries to defeat Norway 64 to 24 at Melita FC Stadium, Pembroke on Friday night. Sonny Mellor, after grabbing a double, spoke of the Norwegian team’s second half capitulation, said... (Continue reading)

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Norwegians arrive in Malta

Norwegians arrive in Malta

The Norwegian rugby league team arrived in Malta this morning ahead of their European Shield decider against Malta this Friday at Melita FC, Pembroke. Almost at the same time as they filtered through the arrivals lounge, a contingent of three... (Continue reading)

All Stars win Malta International Tag Rugby League festival

All Stars win Malta International Tag Rugby League festival

The London based Try Tag Rugby All-Stars have lived up to all expectations as they outplayed Montpellier 5-2 in the final to take out the Malta International Tag Rugby Festival at Hamrun’s Victor Tedesco Stadium. Over 100 players turned up... (Continue reading)

Malta Rugby League National team set for Germany test

Malta Rugby League National team set for Germany test

Malta coach Anthony Micallef has appointed Gateshead Thunder prop Chris Parker as the national team captain ahead of Saturday’s international against Germany at Hochspeyer. Parker and some of the Knights’ British based players were the first to arrive in Frankfurt... (Continue reading)

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Rugby League’s Daniel Grima to hang boots

Rugby League's Daniel Grima to hang boots

Malta captain Daniel Grima has retired from rugby league, aged 36. The St Paul’s Bay lock played his first game of rugby league in 2007 alongside then Penrith Panthers fullback Jarrod Sammut. The ex Malta rugby union international then made... (Continue reading)

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Gozitans impress in MRL championship debut

Gozitans impress in MRL championship debut

Gozo Rugby League made a mark on their debut in the MRL Championship when they took on the Malta Origin team at Swatar this evening. In the Gozitans’ first official fixture, they took the lead with two tries in the... (Continue reading)

Malta names squad ahead of Germany and Norway Internationals

Malta names squad ahead of Germany and Norway Internationals

The Malta Rugby League (MRL) has named a 42-man train-on squad ahead of the 2011 European Shield tournament next month. The Knights squad includes Crusaders Super League star Jarrod Sammut, the playmaker hoping to make his fifth appearance for the... (Continue reading)

Hull KR ready to go against FC – Michael Vella

Hull KR ready to go against FC - Michael Vella

by Zack Wilson Hull Kingston Rovers forward Michael Vella is relishing the chance to play against rivals Hull FC in the weekend’s season opener at the Millennium Stadium. The Robins will travel to Wales knowing that the Black and Whites... (Continue reading)

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Chris Parker named Maltese Rugby league player of the Year

Chris Parker named Maltese Rugby league player of the Year

Gateshead Thunder prop Chris Parker has been named the 2009-2010 Ray Morris Medal Winner by the Malta Rugby League (MRL). The Championship One forward and Malta national team vice-captain played starring roles on and off the field for Malta and... (Continue reading)

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