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Brian is the main host of the official podcast of the US Association of Rugby League Inc. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the media and most of that time has been spent in radio news. He has also done play-by-play and analysis for ESPN, FOX Sports and the Rugby League European Federation among others. Brian has been covering rugby league in the US since 1998

Brian is the main host of the official podcast of the US Association of Rugby League Inc. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the media and most of that time has been spent in radio news. He has also done play-by-play and analysis for ESPN, FOX Sports and the Rugby League European Federation among others. Brian has been covering rugby league in the US since 1998
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Brian is the main host of the official podcast of the US Association of Rugby League Inc. He has more than 25 years’ experience in the media and most of that time has been spent in radio news. He has also done play-by-play and analysis for ESPN, FOX Sports and the Rugby League European Federation among others. Brian has been covering rugby league in the US since 1998

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USA Rugby League Show

11/21/2018
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This entire episode is devoted to the 2021 RLWC Americas region qualifying series. We review it with the coaches of all four teams that competed, as well as the RLIF. This show is longer than usual, but we want to give you a complete wrap on the series.

Duration:00:49:43

USA Rugby League Show

11/8/2018
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The 2021 RLWC Americas region qualifying series is upon us and we preview the USA’s prospects with senior Hawks player Nick Newlin. Plus, we take a look at the debate about whether the Great Britain Lions tour of the southern hemisphere in 2019 is the right timing or not

Duration:00:16:37

USA Rugby League Show

10/23/2018
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The USA’s train-on squad has been named for the 2021 RLWCQ series and on this show we hear from players Andrew Kneisly and David Washington who are on the squad. And we get a Canadian perspective on the series by talking with CRLA president Bob Jowett

Duration:00:18:36

USA Rugby League Show

10/10/2018
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We’re joined by Curtis Goddard to get a player’s perspective on the selection process for the USA’s train-on squad. US Association of Rugby League chair Peter Illfield talks about the significance of the World Cup qualifiers returning stateside, and we’re joined by Ray Viers to review Toronto’s loss in the Million Pound Game and what it’ll mean to hopes of growing the game globally

Duration:00:19:31

USA Rugby League Show

9/25/2018
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Americas region qualifying for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup leads off this episode and we talk with Danny Kazandjian from the RLIF. We also discuss concerns over the 2025 RLWC. USA Hawks head coach Sean Rutgerson is back to chat about the last trial game for national team hopefuls. And former Tampa Mayhem player Andrew Zuluaga joins us to review his call-up to the Latin Heat for the Emerging Nations World Championship

Duration:00:16:00

USA Rugby League Show

9/12/2018
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We’re joined by Ricky Wilby, spokesperson for the group that wanted to stage an international doubleheader in New York. Carolyn Ritchie, the only female executive in rugby league in North America, stops by to talk about her role, and in an exclusive, CFL players Pat Neufeld and John Rush give us their thoughts on the crossovers between rugby league and Canadian Football

Duration:00:25:54

USA Rugby League Show

8/28/2018
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The head coaches of the two USARL national championship finalists recap the big game and look ahead to the All-Star game. And special guest Ray Viers stops by to talk about New York missing out on an international Test match doubleheader

Duration:00:27:40

USA Rugby League Show

8/13/2018
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We talk with USA Hawks and New York Knights player Josh Rice about his playing career to date and we’re joined by Canadian Football commentator Bob Irving as we look at the similarities between rugby league and the CFL when it comes to growing both games internationally

Duration:00:25:06

USA Rugby League Show

7/30/2018
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We discuss the proposed New York international doubleheader with special guest Ray Viers. Philadelphia Fight player/coach Rich Henson joins us, and Chile’s head coach Rod Millar stops by to talk about this year’s Americas region RLWCQ

Duration:00:18:50

USA Rugby League Show

7/16/2018
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Copperheads founder Curtis Goddard explains why NRL and SL clubs should add extra international spots to their rosters. Former USA Tomahawk Clint Newton talks about national team selection processes, and Denver sports host and rugby league newbie John Ponist gives us his take on the greatest game of all

Duration:00:24:18

USA Rugby League Show

7/2/2018
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We do things a little differently on this show by dedicating the first two segments to the coaches and players involved in the Denver Test between England and New Zealand. You’ll hear audio clips of what they said on the whole concept of bringing the game to the US. We’re also joined on the show by USA Hawk and White Plains player/coach CJ Cortalano who tells us about his player path experiences

Duration:00:13:11

USA Rugby League Show

7/2/2018
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We do things a little differently on this show by dedicating the first two segments to the coaches and players involved in the Denver Test between England and New Zealand. You'll hear audio clips of what they said on the whole concept of bringing the game to the US. We’re also joined on the show by USA Hawk and White Plains player/coach CJ Cortalano who tells us about his player path experiences

Duration:00:13:11

USA Rugby League Show

6/18/2018
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On this show, USA Hawks head coach Sean Rutgerson talks about the interim train-on squad. Curtis Goddard, the founder of the Copperheads gives us an insight into how hard it was to start up, and English rugby league journalist Gavin Willacy tells us why rugby league 9s should be leading the game’s expansion

Duration:00:27:59

USA Rugby League Show

6/4/2018
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On this show, we’re joined by respected journalist Steve Mascord to talk about the Rugby League Football International Challenge in Denver. Steve gives us his take on why the game will be a litmus test for things to come. Up and coming American Monte Gaddis stops by to update us on what he learned playing for Red Star Belgrade. He also talks about his planned Cleveland combine aimed at attracting crossover athletes and any other interested players to form a team in Cleveland. And Midwest...

Duration:00:19:23

Episode 3

5/20/2018
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On this show, we’re joined by USA Rugby League LLC chairman Danny Hanson who talks about the 2018 domestic season schedule, the establishment of a new team and the loss of two other clubs. USA Hawks forward Joe Eichner stops by to bring us up to speed on how he’s traveling in Australia where he’s playing for a club in the Group 9 competition in New South Wales. And special guest Ray Viers reviews his role at a time when rugby league first planted a flag on the US west coast and makes...

Duration:00:27:32

USA Rugby League Show

5/7/2018
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On Episode 2 we talk with USARL Inc chair Peter Illfield about the proposed Denver curtain-raiser, new USA Hawks assistant coach Brent Richardson stops by to chat about his role with the national team, and Dave Ulch outlines his new coaching job with the Tampa Mayhem

Duration:00:26:59

USA Rugby League Show

4/21/2018
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On this show we talk with USA Hawks head coach Sean Rutgerson, Hawks co-captain Nick Newlin and USARL communications manager Steve Williams

Duration:00:20:34