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March 2017

Jack, Jordan & Huddersfield Giants Academy!

By | March 15th, 2017|Uncategorized|

GRLA's Jordan Gray (left), Luke Robinson (Giants U19's Head Coach), & GRLA's Jack Stevenson (right) GRLA's Jack Stevenson & Jordan Gray, who both hail from the Aberdeen Warriors RL club and are part of the Scotland U19's setup, recently spent 2 weeks training with Huddersfield Giants U19's Academy (between 13th February and 24th [...]

February 2017

GRLA’s Archie Andrade & his Leeds Rhinos experience!

By | February 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|

On January 3rd GRLA's Archie Andrade, of the Aberdeen Warriors RL club, began a 12 week trial with Leeds Rhinos U19 Academy. This was a trial experience thoroughly earned through his continued efforts with the Halifax Elite Rugby Academy (HERA) side in the National College League in which he caught the eye with a number [...]

January 2017

German Rugby League player’s GRLA visit!

By | January 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

On 22nd January German rugby league player, Joshua Leutenecker, came to Manchester to explore the potential opportunities that exist for him on the Global Rugby League Academy programme! Joshua was introduced to staff at Manchester Metropolitan University, partner university of GRLA, where he undertook a tour of the university campus and sports facilities at Platt [...]

December 2016

GRLA 2016 – A Year in Review

By | December 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|

As we approach the New Year that is 2017, it is a great time to reflect on 2016 here at GRLA. Indeed, 2016 has seen 6 young players from outside the heartlands of rugby league travel to Yorkshire on the GRLA programme! These players are Iliass Laachiri,  Matej Beslic, & Fionn O'Donnell (all 2015/16 season), [...]

Manchester Metropolitan University GRLA visit!

By | December 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Monday 5th December saw GRLA visit Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) to give the players an insight into what Higher Education pathways potentially lie in front of them following the completion of their BTEC Level 3 Diploma's. The lads were given a tour around the city centre campus, including the physiotherapy rooms, the library and the [...]

GRLA Trip to Anfield!

By | December 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|

On 20th November 2016, Global Rugby League Academy visited Anfield, Liverpool, for the 4 Nations Final between Australia and New Zealand! The GRLA contingent were heavily represented by Scotland Rugby League, through Archie Andrade, Jordan Gray & Jack Stevenson, so the trip was one in which the lads could appreciate the best players in the [...]

November 2016


By | November 4th, 2016|Trials|

GRLA's Jordan Gray & Jack Stevenson will attend Hunslet RLFC's 'Hunslet Rookie' this Saturday 5th November! The semi-professional League 1 outfit are using this initiative to identify potential talent to step up into their 2017 squad. Indeed, for Hunslet this will prove to be both a challenging and exciting season following the introduction of Canada's [...]

October 2016

GLRA’s social activities for the players

By | October 16th, 2016|2016/17 Players|

(8th September) GRLA's SEPTEMBER SCENIC RUN - BEACON HILL! Tonight the GRLA boys - Jordan, Archie & Jack (all Scotland RL) - completed a hill session on Beacon Hill, overlooking Halifax and wider Calderdale. They completed a huge ascent from Halifax Minster in the valley bottom up to the top of Beacon Hill, followed by [...]

September 2016

2017 GRLA International Representatives

By | September 25th, 2016|2017 GRLA International Representatives|

U19 REPRESENTATIVE RESULT – IRELAND 6 – 52 SCOTLAND On 27th August Scotland RL U19s took a great 52-6 win over Ireland U19s, in a fixture featuring GRLA new boy, Archie Andrade, and an old GRLA student, Fionn O’Donnell! Both Archie and Fionn grabbed a try each in this emphatic win! Click HERE for the [...]


By | September 15th, 2016|2016/17 Players|

GRLA's Jack Stevenson, Archie Andrade & Jordan Gray (all Scotland RL) have now signed for King Cross Park RLFC! The lads will ply their trade in Pennine League Division 4 for the 2016/17 winter season which contains a number of extremely established clubs, including King Cross Park themselves! http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/kingcrossparkrlfc DIVISION 4 Swillington Queensbury Beeston Broncos [...]

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