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Langley’s squad to take on Giants

Jamie Langley’s named his squad to travel north this weekend, facing Huddersfield on Saturday afternoon. The academy’s last outing was an 18-40 loss to Wigan, which was followed by a week off, and as a result, Langley says his side is raring to go: “It was a good mental break for the lads to have the […]

London Broncos Super 8s fixture released

The London Broncos 2016 Super 8s Qualifiers fixture was today unveiled at Old Trafford in Manchester. Having finished in the top two of the Kingstone Press Championship, London secure four home games as opposed to three, and the fixture is as follows: Saturday 6 August, 6pm: v Leigh Centurions, Leigh Sports Village Sunday 14 August, […]

Dalton Grant signs with London Broncos

London Broncos Rugby League has signed Welsh winger, Dalton Grant, from Dewsbury Rams for the coming two seasons. Having joined Dewsbury in 2015, 26 year old Grant previously played for Barrow Raiders and South Wales Scorpions, and has represented his native Wales on the international stage – scoring four tries in just five appearances so […]

Rugby league alive and well in London

Over 150,000 people will watch Rugby League live in London this year – a figure that underlines the appetite for the sport in the nation’s capital. Rugby League continues to achieve great things at all levels – community participation, domestic and international performance and major events. At one time, athletes such as Martin Offiah could […]

Broncos end Championship season on a high, defeating Fax

It was a brilliant return to winning ways for the London Broncos at MBi Shay on Sunday afternoon, downing Halifax 22-41. After suffering defeats to Batley Bulldogs and Sheffield Eagles in their last two outings, London were looking for a return to form, and to gain momentum ahead of the Qualifiers commencing. An important game for both […]

Henderson’s side for final Championship clash

Head coach, Andrew Henderson, has named his 19 man squad to face Halifax for the final Championship game before the Qualifiers commences, with two debutantes in the side. Callum Bustin, Sadiq Adebiyi and Kam Pearce-Paul will all make the step up on Sunday from the Broncos academy to the first team. It’s nothing new for Adebiyi, […]

Pointer extends time with London

London Broncos Rugby League is delighted to confirm 2017 squad numbers have further increased, with the signature of Ben Pointer on a one year contract extension. Pointer joined the Broncos in 2015, having previously played for Northampton Demons in Midlands Rugby League, and made his debut against Hunslet Hawks in August, as well as featuring […]

U19s fall to Warriors

As the match got underway, the Warriors got on the score sheet first, when Tom Davies went in out wide. The Broncos hit back just moments later, when Tuoyo Egodo pounced on a loose ball and raced 60 metres to score.Then, Wigan’s Tom Davies went over for his second of the match extending the Warriors lead to […]

Goodwin’s under 16s for mid-week Bradford game

Huw Goodwin has named his under 16s side for tomorrow’s final scholarship clash of 2016 against Bradford. The season produced some good results for the young side, and Head of Youth, Rob Powell, said the boys have learnt a lot along the way. “We look forward to welcoming Bradford for our final under 16s game […]

Broncos fall to determined Bulldogs

It was a disappointing afternoon in sunny west Yorkshire for the Broncos, going down to a hungrier Batley Bulldogs, 31-20. London were always in the game, (particularly after Hellewell scored the opening try of the second half) but seemed to struggle to find the motivation or cohesiveness to pull it all together. Both sides started the […]

Broncos sign Tom Spencer from Leigh Centurions

London Broncos can confirm that prop forward, Tom Spencer, has signed a two year agreement with the club from 2017. Hailing from Wigan, the 25 year old has been playing with Leigh Centurions since 2013, when he joined on a full time basis after a previous dual contract with Wigan Warriors and the Centurions. Spencer […]

Henderson’s side for Bulldogs clash

Andrew Henderson has named his 19 man squad for Sunday’s penultimate game of the 2016 Championship against Batley Bulldogs. Last outing, London suffered a disappointing loss to Sheffield, which also included the loss of a few players to niggling injuries. Daniel Harrison sustained a minor peck strain but should be eligible for the game against […]

Langley’s U19s for home clash with Wigan

Jamie Langley’s named his side for the under 19s home clash with Wigan Warriors this Saturday. Though it hasn’t always gone London’s way in terms of results this season, Langley says what his young side have learnt is invaluable. “We don’t always get the results we want in terms of the score line, but we’re […]

U19s suffer as Leeds run away with the victory

The match started with a regathering of the ball from Leeds as the strong wind held the ball up, which allowed them to regain the ball straight from kick off. Joe Sanders scored early on for the Rhinos, and Jordan Williams did the same for London, to put the scores at 6-4 in the Rhinos’ […]

Pewhairangi: “my time here has been surreal”

24 year old Api Pewhairangi has only been with the London Broncos since the middle of May, but with seven appearances, seven tries, 19 goals and two man of the match performances under his belt, you really wouldn’t know it. Api was originally signed on a four week trial, but impressed so much in his […]

In-form Eagles swoop on Broncos

Sheffield Eagles produced one of their best performances of the season in beating the London Broncos. It boosts the Eagles’ hopes of avoiding the drop while, the Broncos had consolation of a guaranteed second-place finish thanks to defeats for Halifax and Batley. London actually started well and took the lead in the seventh minute when […]

Henderson’s 19 for final home game before 8s

Andrew Henderson has named his 19 man side to face Sheffield Eagles this Sunday, in London’s last home match before the Middle 8s kick off. The Eagles game follows on from a superb performance by the Broncos against Dewsbury – something Henderson is keen for his side to repeat. “We put in a very strong […]

Broncos confidently down Rams at Tetley’s

The London Broncos confidently saw off Dewsbury Rams in a superb performance at Tetley’s Stadium this afternoon. Solid from 1-17, the Broncos once again demonstrated their ability to bounce back from a loss, and stunned the Rams into a 34-6 victory, keeping the home side to nil until over the hour mark. Only a minute […]

Henderson names 19 to face Rams

Andrew Henderson has named his 19 to travel to Dewsbury this Sunday, taking on the Rams at Tetley’s Stadium. The sides last met on March 12 of this year, and London narrowly defeated Dewsbury 22-18 at Ealing Trailfinders. After a disappointing loss to league leaders, Leigh, last week, Henderson is confident his side has what […]

England to bid for 2021 Rugby League World Cup

The RFL has today confirmed that it will bid for England to host the Rugby League World Cup in 2021. Following what was widely regarded as the most successful Rugby League World Cup ever in 2013, the RFL revealed their ambition to make 2021 the biggest and most watched tournament in the sports history targeting […]

Langley’s team for Leeds

Jamie Langley’s named his Broncos academy side to face Leeds Rhinos under 19s at Stanningley this Saturday afternoon. Fresh from a one week break, Langley says his side are ready to rip into the challenge of taking on the Rhinos. “It’s been a tough season at times, but we’ve also got some good wins under […]

Bronco #33 Jamie Soward to return

London Broncos can confirm that Jamie Soward has re-signed with the club for the remainder of the season, subject to the approval of Soward’s UK visa.   The 31-year-old playmaker originally joined the Broncos in June 2013, playing seven Super League games for London, and two Challenge Cup matches, before returning to Penrith Panthers in […]

Capital punishment as Leigh end London’s unbeaten run

London Broncos’ undefeated run at Trailfinders came to an end as table toppers Leigh Centurions ran out 12-38. The Broncos, who gave Matt Garside his 50th appearance, were behind the eight ball from the start as Leigh worked themselves into a handy position. Josh Drinkwater crossed for the Centurions who duly converted. London applied pressure […]

The U19s lose to tough Warrington Wolves outfit

As the match got underway, the kick off was put straight over the Broncos’ heads which gifted Warrington the possession back immediately. Then, a very good set from the Wolves put them on the scoreboard straight away, so that they lead 6-0 in the opening minute. It didn’t take long for the Broncos to bounce […]

Henderson’s 19 for top of the table clash

Andrew Henderson has named his 19 for this Sunday’s massive top of the table clash in the capital. Both London’s and Leigh’s last outings were similarly high scoring – the Broncos defeated Oldham 56-16, and the Centurions downed Workington 54-12. The Broncos remain unbeaten at home in the league, and have won their last five consecutive […]

Kear signs for two more years

Further bolstering squad ranks in 2017, Elliot Kear has signed a two year contract extension which sees him remain with the club until at least 2018. The Welsh Fullback joined the Broncos in April 2015, with previous experience in playing both codes – union with London Welsh, and rugby league with Super League sides Bradford […]

London Broncos release Joe Keyes

London Broncos Rugby League has today released Joe Keyes from the remainder of his contract, at Keyes’ request. Keyes leaves the Broncos by mutual consent. The club would like to thank Joe for his time at London Broncos, and wish him all the very best in his future endeavours.

Goodwin’s team for Castleford

Scholarship head coach, Huw Goodwin, has named his side to travel to the Jungle on Wednesday afternoon, facing Castleford Tigers. Having just had a break in play, Goodwin says his side have been looking forward to returning for this match. “It’s another great opportunity for our boys to test themselves against a strong Super League scholarship […]

The King and Queen of Rugby League

In what has been a very sombre few weeks for our sport, two people who have themselves endured the most terrible personal tragedy are joining forces to take on a huge challenge in support of Rugby League Cares. The inspirational Matt King OBE is preparing for more sporting heroics by completing the 2016 Great North […]

Broncos see off Oldham at home

London Broncos produced a superb first-half performance as they saw off Oldham, who were backing up after playing Bradford Bulls in midweek. They took the lead in the seventh minute when Api Pewhairangi made a break and Daniel Harrison was at his shoulder to take a short pass before crashing over. London’s second try came […]

The U19s lose out after a tough fight back

As the match got underway an error from kick off granted Bradford possession right by London’s line which they capitalised on, with Matt Chrimes crashing over from short range. Both sides went set for set and London had looked to have found their feet until Bradford’s Josh Ricketts crossed in the corner and a successful conversion […]

Henderson names 19 for Oldham

Andrew Henderson has named his 19 man squad for London’s return to Trailfinders this Sunday, taking on Oldham Roughyeds. After defeating Swinton last weekend, the Broncos will be looking for another win and subsequent two points to further consolidate their top two position. Looking forward to Sunday’s clash, Henderson re-iterated that to underestimate any team […]

Langley names team for Warrington

Jamie Langley has named his squad for Sunday’s home clash with Warrington Wolves under 19s. Having suffered a narrow loss at the hands of Bradford on their last outing, the academy had previously recorded two back to back wins at home, something Langley says is instilling confidence in the young side. “There have been plenty […]

Match day raffle winners!

Our sincere thanks go to all those who bought a ticket in our match day raffle at the Workington game on June 5. At a cost of £2 per ticket, 40% off the profits raised go to the Footprints Foundation, and 60% to Community Broncos – both very worthy causes. Sunday 5 June’s winners: Terry Wilson […]

Broncos tame Lions at Heywood Road

It was an impressive and well coordinated display from the Broncos at Heywood Park this afternoon, in what was also Ben Hellewell’s 50th match for London. Certainly, the first 35 minutes of the game the visitors were in complete control and in great form, only allowing the home side onto the scoreboard just before half […]

Ackers looking forward to Swinton at home

Andy Ackers will play his old side at home this Sunday for the first time since his arrival in the capital. 2016 is Ackers’ first season with the Broncos, after spending the previous two with Swinton, where he played an integral part in the team that gained promotion to the Championship, after beating Keighley in the Championship One final. “I had […]

Henderson’s 19 for Swinton trip

Andrew Henderson has named his 19 man squad for Sunday’s trip to Heywood Road, saying it’s a clash his side are looking forward to. “We came away with the two points against Workington last week, and played some great rugby. “However, our goal line defence certainly wasn’t our best, and is something we’ve addressed this […]

Langley names side to face Bulls Academy

Jamie Langley has named his side to take on Bradford Bulls under 19s at Trailfinders this Saturday. Having won their last two consecutive games at home, the academy will be keen to make it three from three, says Langley. “Back to back wins are a great achievement for this young side. We had a tough […]

Swinton Lions Community Clubs Day

Swinton Lions designated the game against London Broncos on Sunday 12 June (kick-off 3pm) as a Community Clubs Day. As part of the process of celebrating our 150th anniversary year, Swinton Lions RLFC is saying thank you to all the community clubs and neighbouring family of Super League clubs who have supported us throughout our history. […]

Magrin: playing for London is massively important

At only 21 years of age, Jon Magrin has already played his 50th game for the London Broncos – during the side’s 62-4 thrashing of Whitehaven – and represented his native Malta on the international stage. Magrin is only the second player in the current squad to achieve 50 appearances, having just been pipped to […]

U19s keep Salford scoreless to win 30-0

As the match got underway the Broncos looked full of confidence. Some good attacking sets from the home side saw them gain some vital field possession, allowing Tuoyo Egodo to open the Broncos scoring account for an early 4-0. Broncos were out in full force in defence causing Salford to make mistakes – an unusual […]

Broncos down Workington at home

London Broncos remain unbeaten at home in the Kingstone Press Championship, but this was certainly not amongst their best performances. Indeed they drew the second half 16–16, having conceded only six points in their last four home second-halves. They made a great start, scoring in the third minute through Scott Leatherbarrow after good approach play […]

Barthau signs for two more seasons

William Barthau has extended his time with the London Broncos, signing an additional agreement which sees him remain with the club until at least 2018. The 26 year old French international joined the Broncos from Catalan Dragons in 2015, and has since gone on to make 26 appearances for London. Though side lined with a […]

Henderson’s 19 for Workington

Andrew Henderson has named his 19 man squad for Sunday’s home clash with Workington. It’s an important game for both sides – a win will continue London’s unbeaten run at home in the league, whereas victory for Workington adds a much needed two points, and thus hope of getting out of bottom place. “Workington are […]

Barthau injury update

Will Barthau underwent successful ankle surgery on Thursday to reconstruct lateral ligaments which had ruptured in training two weeks ago. Barthau will be out of action for 12 weeks, but should return before the end of the 2016 season. “We’re very pleased that Will’s surgery went well,” said head coach, Andrew Henderson. “He’s in the […]

Broncos academy upgraded for second consecutive year

The London Broncos academy rating has been upgraded for the second year running, moving to the status of a “good” academy, alongside clubs such as Castleford Tigers, Huddersfield Giants and Bradford Bulls. Awarded by the independent accreditation, this is a reward for the commitment of the club to continue to invest in the academy and […]

Broncos do the double over Sheffield at Summer Bash

It wasn’t London’s best outing of the season, but the Broncos managed to down Sheffield at Summer Bash for the second year in a row. The game got off to a very slow start – delayed nearly an hour after the Eagles found themselves caught in bad traffic due to an earlier accident – and it […]

BBC’s Songs of Praise seek unsung heroes for Challenge Cup Final choir

Calling all Rugby League fans. Have you ever wanted to step on to the famous Wembley pitch wearing your team’s colours in the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup Final? Well this is your perfect opportunity! BBC’s Songs of Praise have launched of the Rugby League Challenge Cup Fans Choir. The competition will see fans from 32 of […]

Henderson’s Summer Bash side

Andrew Henderson has named his side to open the Summer Bash weekend against Sheffield, at Bloomfield Road on Saturday. The sides previously met in April of this year, and London run rampant over the home side, defeating the Eagles 24-56. Though London remain still unbeaten at home, Henderson says previous form no longer applies in […]

Community Broncos launch appeal

London Broncos are launching an appeal on behalf of Hathaway Primary, the club’s school community partner. The community team are looking for businesses to assist in the removal of disused playground equipment and the subsequent reparation works at the Ealing primary school. If you are interested in helping, please contact john.keyes@londonbroncosrl.com.

Match day raffle winners!

Our sincere thanks go to all those who bought a ticket in our match day raffle at the Whitehaven game on May 22. At a cost of £2 per ticket, 40% off the profits raised go to the Footprints Foundation, and 60% to Community Broncos – both very worthy causes. Sunday 10 April’s winners: J Lister […]

London Broncos player development open day

Sponsor a Bronco as we challenge for the play offs

Why not sponsor one of our first team players to support them as we push toward a Top Four finish? For just £120 you can get the following benefits for the remainder of the season: • Signed player’s shirt at the end of the season • Your name in the London Broncos magazine • Your name […]

Broncos run riot against Whitehaven

It was the bounce back victory the side from the capital was hoping for on Sunday afternoon, defeating Whitehaven 62-4, and keeping them scoreless until the final minute. It was a stellar performance for Api Pewhairangi’s return to rugby league and first outing in London colours – he flicked on a long missed pass to […]

Api days for London Broncos with Pewhairangi’s signature

The London Broncos are delighted to confirm Api Pewhairangi has signed a contract with the club until the end of 2017, just two weeks into his four week trial period. Pewhairangi thoroughly impressed on debut – making his first appearance during London’s 62-4 thrashing of Whitehaven, scoring two tries, and winning Man of the Match. […]

Academy captain, Sadiq Adebiyi, joins first team in 2017

London Broncos academy and scholarship graduate, Sadiq Adebiyi, has signed a two year deal to join the first team from 2017. Current captain of the academy side, Adebiyi also had a stint with the first team in 2015, debuting on August 23 against Hunslet Hawks, and subsequently making four appearances and scoring two tries, before […]

Henderson names side for Whitehaven

Andrew Henderson has named his side to face Whitehaven at home this Sunday, 3pm kick off at Trailfinders. Suffering a disappointing loss to Featherstone last weekend, his side will be looking to right some wrongs, and make amends for their lacklustre performance. “We’ve made no secret of the fact that we weren’t good enough in […]

Injury Update: May

Matt Davis sustained an injury to his right knee in training last week, and subsequent scans confirmed a rupture of his ACL. Matt will undergo surgery next week to repair the ligament. Unfortunately, Matt will now miss the remainder of the season. Ben Pointer was injured playing on loan for London Skolars ten days ago […]

Benefits of a Summer Bash ticket

See below the Blackpool Transport £1 rides: (Pretty much, Train station to/from Stadium, Walkabout to/from Stadium). Service 5 & 7 – Talbot Road to Bloomfield Road Departing opposite Wilkinson’s – 2 minutes’ walk from the train Station. Service 5 departs at 27, 39, 51, 03, 15 each hour. Service 7 departs 39, 54, 09, 24 […]

U19s seal their first win of the season against the North East

As the match got underway Callum Whitcombe opened the scoring with a great link up play between him and John Sipawa down the short side. London looked confident in both attack and defence, and only moments later Jacob Ogden also went over for his first try of the game. With the scores at 8-0, Louis […]

Rovers end London’s unbeaten run

It was a very tough day at the office for the London Broncos, losing 42-18 to a hungrier Featherstone Rovers, in a disappointing afternoon at Big Fellas Stadium. The Rovers started as they intended to go on, and scored the first of their seven tries when Jamie Foster capitalised on a penalty awarded to the home […]

19 named for third Rovers clash

Andrew Henderson has named his 19 for the side’s third clash with Featherstone this Sunday at Big Fellas. Having already met twice this year – once in the Challenge Cup, and one during the Championship season – both sides have walked away with one win and one loss, and will be looking to get an […]

Hellewell and Garside extend contracts

Further bolstering squad ranks for 2017, Ben Hellewell and Matt Garside have both signed one year contract extensions. Hellewell joined the Broncos from Featherstone Rovers at the beginning of the 2015 season, and the 24 year old Scotland international has previously spent time with Bradford and Warrington. The Centre has also made 12 appearances for Scotland, […]

Langley names side to face North East

Jamie Langley has named his side to face North East at home this Saturday, kicking off at 2pm at Trailfinders. Last time out saw a tough result for the academy, but Langley says there positives to draw from the match. “At the end of the day, they were playing a more experienced side. It was […]

Raqio’s ban downgraded

London Broncos academy player Josh Raqio’s ban has been downgraded by the RFL from eight games to three. Following a Match Review Panel meeting held on 5th May 2016, Raqio was charged with misconduct for a breach of Law 15.1(f) during the match between London Broncos and Catalan Dragons. A further disciplinary committee hearing was […]

Broncos sign Pewhairangi as trialist

The London Broncos have signed ex Parramatta Eels and New Zealand Warriors stand off/centre, Api Pewhairangi, on a four week trial. The 24 year old New Zealand native also holds an Irish passport – having previously represented Ireland in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup – and joins the Broncos from Connacht RU in the Pro […]

Young academy side bitterly disappointed after Castleford loss

As the match got underway, an opening try from Brandon Douglas enabled Castleford to take an early lead. Back to back sets followed from both teams, and the match looked to be a close one. London had plenty of opportunities to level the score, but just couldn’t gather the finishing touches. On the 20 minute […]

Thackray awarded testimonial, kick starts with limited edition Summer Bash jersey

Jamie Thackray has been awarded a three month testimonial by the RFL for 20 years of service to rugby league, and has designed a special edition Summer Bash jersey as his first undertaking. The veteran prop began his career with Hunslet in 1996, and has since represented another 10 teams – as well as pulling […]

Coaching staff reflect on club training evening

The London Broncos held a hugely successful full club training evening last week – all 89 players from the scholarship, academy and first teams trained together at Ealing Trailfinders. Players were split into groups (of varying age levels), and the evening began with a field session consisting of four stations, which were subsequently broken up into […]

Ackers re-commits to Broncos

Andy Ackers has re-committed to the London Broncos, signing a contract extension which will see him remain with the club until at least 2018. Moving from Swinton Lions at the end of the 2015 season, Ackers was a pivotal member of the squad who secured promotion to the Kingstone Press Championship from League One, after […]

Langley’s side for trip to the Jungle

Jamie Langley has named his side to make the trip to the Jungle, facing Castleford this Sunday. Suffering a disappointing loss against Catalan at home last weekend, Langley still found positives to draw from the experience. “Though a hard loss for the boys against Catalan on Sunday, I thought they competed well. “They started the game […]

Cunningham extends time with Broncos

The London Broncos are delighted to confirm that James Cunningham has signed a two year contract extension with the club, taking him through until the end of 2018. The former Hull FC hooker spent much of the 2014 Super League season on loan with the Broncos – making 17 appearances – before signing a deal […]

U19s lose out to Catalan in tough and physical encounter

As the match got underway, it quickly became obvious what a tough encounter it was going to be, when a big first hit from the Broncos’ captain Sid Adebyi set the tone. The Broncos were first to crack, as the Dragons’ Lambert Belmas put on some footwork just five metres from the line to go […]

Williams: top four finish ‘most certainly’ attainable

At only 26, Rhys Williams, (or Dragon, as he’s known to his teammates) has played both codes of rugby in three different countries, and represented his nation in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup, amongst many other achievements. Hailing from Mynydd Isa, the Welsh national has also had past spells playing in Super League, for […]

Broncos out-charge the Bulls, securing fifth successive victory

London Broncos secured a fifth successive win this afternoon, after defeating Bradford Bulls 30-16. With the sun beating down in Ealing, the Broncos made the most of the conditions, running in six tries as they moved six points ahead of their rivals from West Yorkshire. The Bulls started much the brighter of the two teams, […]