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Pitts joins London Broncos

The London Broncos can confirm the signing of utility forward, Jay Pitts, on a two year deal. At only 26, Pitts has experience with three Super League clubs under his belt, having played for Wakefield Wildcats, Leeds Rhinos and Hull FC before a season long loan in 2014 with Bradford Bulls turned into a more […]

Ackers: it’s a blessing to be part of this squad

22 year old Andy Ackers grew up watching the Broncos in his home town of Wigan, and, having joined the club on a one year deal in 2015, has recently signed on for another two seasons. “It was the easiest choice up to date really. I grew up as a kid watching London Broncos in […]

2016 Academy players recognised

The London Broncos held their 2016 awards dinner last night, and recognised four of the particular standouts of the 2016 season. Young Player of the Year: Dan Hindmarsh Players’ Player: Callum Bustin Clubman: Alfie Lawrence Player of the Year: Callum Bustin Head Coach, Jamie Langley, said he was proud of his entire squad’s achievements this […]

Do you believe that you’re the most passionate Rugby League family in the country?

#GrandFinal2016 First Utility Super League is looking to give the most passionate Rugby League family in the country a week they’ll never forget in the build up to the 2016 First Utility Super League Grand Final. Do you attend matches with three or four generations of the same family? Do you follow your team home […]

Henderson farewells departing trio

The London Broncos will farewell Iliess Macani, Jon Magrin and Alex Foster at the end of the season, with the trio all departing for Bradford Bulls. Jon Magrin signed with the Broncos at the tender age of 15, and came up through London’s scholarship and academy systems, before playing his 50th game for the side […]

Broncos sign Adrian Purtell for two seasons

The London Broncos are delighted to announce the signing of Adrian Purtell for the coming two seasons. The 31 year old former NRL centre has previously enjoyed stints with Canberra Raiders and Penrith Panthers, and, currently playing for Bradford Bulls, will take up a dual role with the Broncos – he will also be involved […]

Valiant Broncos go down 28-42 against Leeds Rhinos

London Broncos suffered a narrow 28-42 defeat at the hands of reigning Super League and Challenge Cup champions Leeds Rhinos in the third round of the Super 8s. With a half a dozen England stars in their side, the game should have been all Leeds, but it was the Broncos who took the lead early […]

Leeds Rhinos match day raffle

With fantastic money can’t buy prizes on offer – don’t miss out on a ticket in tomorrow’s match day raffle! 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. Prizes include: Signed Jamie Soward Indigenous All Stars […]

Injury Update: August

Api Pewhairangi sustained an injury to his right knee during last Sunday’s game against Batley, and subsequent scans confirmed a tear to his patella tendon. Unfortunately, Api will now miss the remainder of the Super 8s season. Matt Davis suffered a season ending ruptured ACL earlier in the year, but is progressing nicely, and on […]

Henderson names 19 for Rhinos clash

Andrew Henderson has named his side to take on 2015 Super League champions, Leeds Rhinos, this Saturday at Trailfinders. The last time the two teams met was almost two years ago to the day – August 17, 2014 at the Hive. In the final stages of the game, the Broncos produced a monumental comeback to […]

Langley’s squad for final academy home game

The Broncos academy play their final home game of 2016 at Trailfinders this Saturday, ahead of the 3pm Leeds Rhinos kick off. Recording a superb 28-20 victory over Catalan in their last game, head coach, Jamie Langley, says his side are ready for the challenge. “The boys had a fantastic and well deserved win against […]

Hellewell: I’m extremely excited for what’s to come in the 8s

At only 24, Bradford born Ben Hellewell has achieved his fair share in rugby league. As a youngster, the Scotland international came up through the scholarship and academy ranks at Bradford Bulls, before signing a two year deal with Warrington. After struggling to break into an already strong team, Hellewell returned to West Yorkshire, signing […]

Capital punishment for Batley Bulldogs, downed 76-16

Wingers Iliess Macani and Rhys Williams both scored hat-tricks for the London Broncos as they kicked off their Super 8s home games with a comprehensive 76-16 win over the Batley Bulldogs. New recruit Jamie Soward was first to pounce for the Broncos as he made his second debut for the club in magnificent style. The […]

Henderson’s 19 to face Bulldogs

Andrew Henderson has named his 19 for Sunday’s all important Super 8s home clash with Batley Bulldogs, with one new face in the side. Lewis Bienek, wearing jersey number 34, makes the step up from academy to first team. A massive game for both sides, a win would inch both Championship teams closer to their Super […]

Leatherbarrow: Batley have had an incredible season

The Broncos face Batley Bulldogs this Sunday in the side’s first home tie in the Middle 8s, and former Bulldog, Scott Leatherbarrow, is confident of a tough encounter. The sides have previously met twice in 2016, and both times the respective home team emerged victorious. London defeated Batley 32-8 at Trailfinders in April, and Batley […]

U19s hold off a tough Catalan side to get the win

As the match started London looked to be ready to go from the off, and proved so as Lewis Bienek crossed to open up London’s scoring and get his first try of the match. With some good defensive sets, the Broncos looked to be pumped and wanted revenge from their previous encounter against the Catalan, […]

Incredible fight back not quite enough at LSV

The London Broncos mounted an incredible comeback to return within four points of a 26 point deficit, but it just wasn’t quite enough on Saturday evening at the LSV. An incredibly close contest for the first half, the score was still a level 8 a piece after 39 minutes. Leigh were first on the score […]

Henderson’s team for first Qualifiers match

Andrew Henderson has named his 19 man squad to open London’s Super 8s campaign against Leigh Centurions on Saturday, and says his side are looking forward to the challenge. “It’s a big first Super 8s game for us. Leigh have been by far the best team in the Championship this season and have really challenged […]

Langley’s team for Catalan clash

Our academy return to Trailfinders this weekend, taking on Catalan Dragons Saturday at 2pm. Their last outing was a tough defeat at the hands of Huddersfield, but Langley says his side – as ever – are looking forward to their next match. “It was a tough  game, but we knew it would be coming up […]

Super 8s Half Time Challenge

During our Super 8s home games, we’re looking for two participants per game to enter our half time goal kicking competition! We’d like one supporter of both the home and away sides, and it couldn’t be simpler: 4/6 conversions, and you’ll win £75 5/6 conversions, and you’ll win £125 6/6 conversions, and you’ll win £200 […]

Tough day at the office for the academy

As the match started, London looked very dominant in the opening minutes, however Huddersfield soon opened their scoring account with a lovely cut out ball to winger Tyler Mellor for his first of the match. Half back, Izaac Farrell, failed to add the extras for both the first and last time of Huddersfield’s 11 tries. […]

Match ball and match day Super8 sponsorship opportunities

Match days at London Broncos are vibrant and exciting. Sponsorship on match days gives you a great mix of brand awareness, hospitality and promotional opportunities to engage with our fan base – especially in our four huge Super 8s home games. During our Qualifiers push for promotion to Super League, we’ll face four massive opponents […]

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 […]