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12/04/2013: All tries (62-0) Australia Kangaroos V USA Tomahawks, Rugby League World Cup 2013 Click here

12/04/2013: USA vs Wales RLWC 2013 Click here

12/04/2013: USA Tomahawks made a history in the international Rugby League arena by defeating Cook Islands 32 points to 20 in 2013 Rugby League World Cup Click here

10/22/2013: "We're pumped": Tomahawks captain Joseph Paulo Click here

10/19/2013: USA shock France in Cup warm-up Click here

10/19/2013: USA Tomahawks upset France in RLWC warm-up Click here

09/29/2013: Rugby League World Cup 2013 Fixtures Click here

09/12/2013: USA Gets By Canada Again Click here

08/17/2013: Wildcats Maul the Knights in Championship Upset Click here

08/03/2013: History at War on the Shore Click here

07/06/2013: Video: Canada v USA Colonial Cup Game 1 of 4 of the 2013 Colonial Cup Series Rugby League International Test Match 07/06/2013 Lamport Stadium Toronto, Ontario, Canada Click here

06/09/2013: AMNRL LIVE!: bringing you live scores and news from the American National Rugby League Click here

04/29/2013: RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP 2013: Captain America is confident Click here

04/17/2013: The Southampton Dragons RLFC is a Semi-Professional Rugby League Club located in Southampton, NY. The Dragons play in the 2013 American National Rugby League (AMNRL) Competition. The AMNRL is Rugby Leagues most elite competition in the United States and with its international recognition; the AMNRL attracts professional and semi-professional athletes from around the globe. Click here

04/16/2013: UK Homecoming for Tomahawk Click here


10/08/2012: RLWC TICKET DEALS Click here


09/19/2012: WELCOME TO CT! EH! Click here

09/17/2012: COLONIAL CUP IN CT Click here

08/19/2012: BACK TO BACK KNIGHTS Click here

08/05/2012: SEMI FINALS SET Click here

07/28/2012: SUN, FUN, SURF & FOOTY! Click here

07/01/2012: KNIGHTS PROTECT THE CASTLE Click here

06/25/2012: BULLS ARE BACK! Click here

05/18/2012: Grand Prix Entertainment: What Does it Mean for Rugby League in the USA? Click here

05/31/2012: WE HAVE LIFT OFF! Click here

05/12/2012: 'OHANA CUP TO TONGA: #9 Tonga proved a little too good for the 11th ranked USA Tomahawks winning the inaugural Ohana Cup Test 28-20 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Click here

05/09/2012: PETERS TO DEBUT Click here

04/19/2012: USA v Tonga Click here

04/18/2012: US STORM WARNING! Click here

03/28/2012: ALOHA TONGA Click here

03/20/2012: POST GAME WRAP UP Click here

03/17/2012: USA DEFEATS IRELAND! Click here

03/17/2012: USA v Ireland Rugby on St.Patricks Day - Post Match Party at Harrah's with Blackthorn

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> * 2012 Donnybrook Cup Flyer (.pdf)

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01/31/2012: USA PLAYER POOL Click here

01/23/2012: THE IRISH ARE COMING! Click here

01/19/2012: LEAGUE ON LONG ISLAND Click here

01/04/2012: The American National Rugby League's Road to the Rugby League World Cup Season Kicks Off Click here

12/21/2011: WE THE PEOPLE: The AMNRL has announced a number of key appointments in recent weeks and you can't help but... Click here

12/14/2011: INTERNATIONAL REP: The American National Rugby League is continuing to ramp up operations by announcing the... Click here

11/30/2011: FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT MANAGER: The AMNRL is embarking on a new pathway to further develop and grow the game in America and among the league's initiatives is the appointment of a football development manager. Click here

11/28/2011: RLWC 2013 VENUES Click here

11/20/2011: TOP 10 HERE WE COME! Click here

11/10/2011: BRING ON 2012! Click here

10/24/2011: CELEBRATE USA! (After nearly fifteen years in the making, the USA Tomahawks' 40-4 win over Jamaica to qualify for the 2013 Rugby League Word Cup stands as their biggest achievement to date.) Click here

10/23/2011: TOMAHAWKS WIN! (For the first time in their history, the United States will contest the Rugby League World Cup after the Tomahawks defeated Jamaica 40-4 in the 2013 Atlantic Zone Qualifier Sunday in Camden, NJ.) Click here

10/16/2011: TOMAHAWKS WIN! (The USA has made a brilliant start to its quest to advance to the 2013 Rugby League World Cup by posting a solid 40-4 victory over South Africa in Game 1 of the Atlantic Zone qualifying series Saturday 10/15/2011 in Philadelphia) Click here

10/14/2011: Strong US squad to face South Africa - NRL.com Click here

09/25/2011: 2011 NRL Telstra Premiership Final Series on LIVENRL.TV Click here for schedule of upcoming live broadcasts


09/09/2011: Tomahawks Squad For Colonial Cup 2 (including Leslie Alovili of the NY Raiders) Click here

07/26/2011: See the Matt Vautin writeup on amnrl.com Click here

05/20/2011: The New York Raiders will commence practices next week. All players are welcome - past players and players with no experience. This has been the best recruiting season for the Raiders in 8 years. Everyone is excited by the overseas players we have coming to help us form the Raider Nation of 2011. Please email in for details to: rugbyrugby@optonline.net First game is June 4th, 2011 in Philadelphia vs. the New Jersey Sharks. Please touch base on your availability for that as well.

04/28/2011: The American National Rugby League has launched it's new website to kick start the 2011 season. It will update regularly the news from each of the local clubs and expansion regions in the Midwest and Hawaii, along with the exciting journey of the USA Tomahawks in their quest to qualify for their first ever Rugby League World Cup. The Atlantic Region qualifying tournament will take place in October in Philadelphia between the USA, Jamaica, and South Africa. The site will develop a number of features through the year including, player profiles, picture/video galleries, and interactive content for fans throughout the USA and the world to enjoy. Check out the site at www.amnrl.com

03/06/2011: 9 players from the Raiders went to USA trials. Many doing excellent...Phil G even coming in 4th in endurance test. Raiders advisor and possible Assistant Coach John Royal was also there cheering on the squad.

Big Raider news: Matt Vautin and Dan Fullarton the newest Australians coming to play for the Raiders among others...(see below)

In 2008, the Raiders goal was to build a great american base of players around New York City. After 2009, the Raiders moved their game plan to phase two a test run bring in some Australians to boost their already good american side. The plan went well with Dan Sansone and Matt Bailey coming for a 4 week stint and bringing the team a needed lift...

This year the New York Raiders are putting the team into full gear. The Americans base has a great core and the 2010 rookies all know the game now. It is time to move to the next level; and boy are the Raiders turning it up!! Matt Vautin and Dan Fullarton have been named Captains of the 2011 New York Raiders and are coming from Australia to join an already tough side who will be returning last years Australians as well as bringing in a few more. This promises to be the best New York Raiders season in 10 years...(more soon and USA try-out photos)

02/01/2011: Play rugby league for the NY RAIDERS this summer! All new players in tri state area are welcome - ALL foreign players interested in visiting/playing for the Raiders email us. Come visit New York City, Long Island, and the Jersey Shore and play rugby league with us this season JUNE and JULY please e-mail: rugbyrugby@optonline.net

We have places for you to stay, even if you can only come for part of the season that is fine. You can also come visit us in spring and fall and play as well.

The NY Northern Raiders will have one of their most talented teams in Raider history for the 2011 season. Our young super star core of American players such as, Paulo Reis, Eric M, Tony K, Chris Tags, Shak, Rob Ploth, Justin Coffman, Superboy, CJ, Justin Bard, Tom Doti, Everton, Greg, Tim Cohen, Jeff K, Jaron, Cody Miami Univ, Isiah, Rob Stablier, Pip, Bentley, Ian, Jarod, Kevin Martin, Mike Zenks, Joe Conair, Blake from the Midwest All- stars, will have a great group of foreign athletes to bolster the NY Raiders this year.

Last year Dan Sansone (Italian International) who grew up an Australian visited. This year he comes for a whole season. Dan is bringing along Matt Bailey once again from the Portuguese - Australian team. An Englishman/American Angelo Ricci will also be joining the Raiders (also from the Italian national team). The Raiders are also in talks with at least 3 other Australians.

Interested in rugby union? 3-5 Raiders players played union this off season for the local Rockland Rugby Union team. Rockland RFC has offered the Raiders some support as we start playing at our new field at Tallman Mountain State Park. Nails, Raiders second row and Rockland Union captain, along with Chris Dahelem, helped line up this great field for the team, which also boasts a track and stadium. We are also in talks with new potential sponsors, including a Rockland sponsor. The Board thanks you all for everyone's off season help. A lot of great American players weren't listed above. A roster will be coming out soon e-mail us if you're interested. New players are always welcome; e-mail: rugbyrugby@optonline.net

09/30/2010: The US has named a 44-man player pool for the national team that will contest the Rugby League Atlantic Cup series in November. (Joel Venables of the New York Raiders)
USA Train-On Squad; Posted in: Rugby League By Brian Lowe; Sep 30, 2010 - 6:06:24 AM

09/17/2010: A second American National Rugby League player has been called up to make his international debut this fall. Dan Sansone of the New York Raiders has been picked to play for Italy.
Raider Set for Test Debut

08/31/2010: The American National Rugby League has crowned a new champion. The Jacksonville Axemen have won it all by downing the New Haven Warriors 34-14 in the 2010 Grand Final Saturday in Philadelphia. It is the Axemen's first national title and they had to come from behind to win it.
Jacksonville 2010 AMNRL Champions

Photos: www.allenerachalphotography.com

08/15/2010: Hollywood star Russell Crowe is keeping a close eye on the American National Rugby League playoffs and seems to have more than just a passing interest in them.
Story: Crowe and AMNRL

07/31/2010: WAR AT THE SHORE XIII (Sea Isle City, NJ): In what has been a storied season, the NEW YORK RAIDERS defeated CHICAGO STOCKYARDERS; an epic win for the Raiders and an incredible season in which the team grew leaps and bounds. Thank you all. New York Raiders 18 vs. Chicago Stockyarders 10
Photos: New York Raiders vs. Chicago

07/11/2010: July 17, 2010, The New York Raiders are AWAY vs. The New Haven Warriors at Ken Strong Stadium, West Haven High School, CT.

06/30/2010: The New York Raiders will have a BYE to celebrate Independence Day; NEXT MATCH: July 10, 2010, New York Raiders will be HOME vs. Connecticut Wildcats at The Wallkill Airport: Address: 863 Plains Road; City: Wallkill; State: NY; Zip: 12589; Phone: (845) 895-9109 (contact Joel V at nyamericans@optonline.net for further details)

06/26/2010: New York Raiders are AWAY vs. Connecticut Wildcats in Norwalk CT (2:45 kickoff at Andrews Field County Rd); contact Curtis Cunz for match/venue details

06/19/2010: The New York Raiders are HOME vs. New Haven Warriors at The Wallkill Airport: Address: 863 Plains Road; City: Wallkill; State: NY; Zip: 12589; Phone: (845) 895-9109 (contact JV at nyamericans@optonline.net for further details)

06/04/2010: The New York Raiders will have a BYE on June 5th, 2010; First match is HOME June 12th, 2010 1:00 pm vs. Philadelphia Fight at The Wallkill Airport: Address: 863 Plains Road; City: Wallkill; State: NY; Zip: 12589; Phone: (845) 895-9109 (contact JV at nyamericans@optonline.net for further details)

05/26/2010: Raiders Recruiting Drive: The 2010 American National Rugby League season starts on Saturday, June 5 and one team determined to make its mark this year is the Northern Raiders. HTML link | (.pdf)

01/18/2010: The New York Raiders are currently recruiting for the 2010 season; calling all Aussies: play Rugby League in the United States; contact: nyamericans@optonline.net

10/28/2009: The Jacksonville Axemen in partnership with the American National Rugby League (AMNLR) and the Jamaican Rugby League Association (JRLA), are excited and proud to announce that a full international game between the two nations will take place at the University of North Florida on Saturday, November 14th. The USA Tomahawks will square off against the Jamaicans in this historic event. Full Details

09/02/2009: Press Release: New York, NY, September 2, 2009 - Spike TV will be the exclusive American television home to the 2009 National Rugby League playoffs and championship game, it was announced today by Brian J. Diamond, senior vice president, sports & specials, Spike TV. The network will telecast three weekly NRL playoff contests beginning Friday, September 11, culminating with the Grand Final on Sunday, October 4. All NRL games will emanate from Australia and will air on Spike TV same day-tape.

NRL Finals Series: Spike TV

08/28/2009: The New York Knights have capped off a fantastic season to win the AMNRL Cup Final XII in convincing fashion by defeating the Jacksonville Axemen by 32 - 12. It was an entertaining match played before a great crowd at Pier 40 in Manhattan, with fans able to appreciate the rising standard of play in American Rugby League. Sean Taylor, the eighteen year old rookie from New York was named man of the match, with Knights fullback Luke Hume deservedly taking out the AMNRL 2009 MVP.

New York Crowned Champs: American Rugby News

07/25/2009: RAIDERS @ SLAYERS 2pm in Washington, DC: Raoul Wallenberg Pl SW, Washington D.C. 20024

Directions: Mapquest info

>>Roster/Results for The Northern Raiders vs Washington DC Slayers

07/18/2009: WARRIORS @ RAIDERS 1pm at The Wallkill Airport: Plains Rd & Knoth Rd Wallkill, NY 12589

Directions: Mapquest info; Airport info

>>Roster/Results for The Northern Raiders vs The New Haven Warriors

07/11/2009: RAIDERS @ SHARKS in NJ 1pm: Falls Township Community Park ("Shark Park"), Millcreek Road, Levittown, PA 19054

The Bucks County Sharks Website

>>Roster/Results for The Northern Raiders vs The Bucks County Sharks

06/26/2009: RAIDERS @ KNIGHTS at Hudson River Park's Pier 40 field a.k.a "The Castle" located at west Houston Street and the West Side Highway in Manhattan. Pier 40 is located near the 1 subway line at the Houston Street stop. Parking is also available for a fee.

The New York Knights Website

>>Roster/Results for The Northern Raiders vs The New York Knights

06/13/2009: The Northern Raiders will travel to Boston for the 1st match of the 2009 AMNRL season: The Boston 13s Website; E-mail: info@boston13s.com

>>Roster/Results for The Northern Raiders vs The Boston 13

03/11/2009: NRL - National Rugby League of the USA bringing professional rugby to America in 2010: 8 Cities; 8 Teams

12/31/2008: Wotif.com is a global online accommodation specialist and will be the major kit sponsor for the Northern Raiders this coming season. Welcome to 'Raiders on the Road', the new travel site for Raiders fans looking to travel to away games throughout the AMNRL season.

11/29/2008: Several Northern Raiders members are preparing for participation in the 50th Annual New York 7s - Nov 29, 2008: The New York 7s Tournamant is the largest and longest running sevens tournament in the United States. The tournament has been held on the Saturday following Thanksgiving since 1959 and traditionally marks the end of the Fall rugby season in the New York Metropolitan area.

10/18/2008: Craig Bellamy and his coaching staff visited the New York Knights on Saturday October 18, 2008 at 7:00 PM at The Australian. Craig Bellamy is the Melbourne Storm Head Coach, the most successful NRL team in the last 3 years (3 consecutive Grand Final, 1 NRL title and 3 successive Minor Premiership!) and the current New South Wales-State of Origin Head Coach. The event was a fantastic opportunity for the New York Knights to learn from such a high profile figure of the Rugby League world what kind of approach can lead to success on the field.

08/23/2008: Championship Match - Fort Dix, NJ: A new American National Rugby League champion has been crowned and it is the New Haven Warriors. The club, which is just three years old, beat the league's powerhouse team Aston Bulls 50-18 in Saturday's Grand Final at the Fort Dix military base in New Jersey.

07/10/2008: Donald Trump Interested in Rugby League


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