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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 [...]

August 2016


By | August 19th, 2016|2016/17 Players|

As we approach the new winter rugby league season, which commences in mid-September, GRLA would like to introduce you to their newest players! GRLA's first player for 2016/17 is Archie Andrade (Scotland)! Archie will be attending Halifax Elite Rugby Academy as part of his education, undertaking a BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Sport and playing [...]

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