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BBC TEAM SUPPORT ELLIS RUGBY VINTAGE GREAT BRITAIN RUGBY LEAGUE CLOTHING LAUNCH...

Nov 29, 2017 Written by Kevin Ellis

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After last weeks epic Rugby League World Cup semi-final which pitted England against a powerful Tongan team – attention switches to the mighty Kangaroos and Brisbane for a blockbuster Final. BBC Commentators Dave Woods and former Great Britain Rugby League Lions Captain Brian Noble will be hosting the coverage on Saturday from 8.30am and they […]

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ELLIS RUGBY LAUNCH VINTAGE GREAT BRITAIN RUGBY LEAGUE COLLECTION...

Nov 01, 2017 Written by Kevin Ellis

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Ellis Rugby launched the Vintage Great Britain Rugby League Collection at Huddersfield Universities Heritage Quay last week. This Lions collection is inspired by the jersey worn between 1985 and 1989. Two legends from this era were present at the launch Andy Gregory and Henderson Gill. Gregory wore the Great Britain badge at the launch, almost […]

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PAKI AFU CELEBRATES TONGA CALL-UP IN STYLE!...

Oct 16, 2017 Written by Kevin Ellis

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Paki Afu’s switch from Rugby League and his exploits in the NRL to the fifteen a-side code began a few days ago by representing Tonga ‘A’ in the Americas Pacific Challenge. The tournament was won by the favourites Argentina who easily defeated Uruguay to take the title. Enjoying his time both on and off the […]

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FROM THE MORMON MISSION TO THE AUSSIE NRL – PAKI AFU...

Oct 11, 2017 Written by Kevin Ellis

Paki Afu - Brand Ambassador

Former Sydney Rooster star Paki Afu, now based in Auckland has joined Ellis Rugby as a brand ambassador, helping to promote the brand in New Zealand. Pakisonasi Afu was born in Auckland in 1990 and his large frame and athletic ability made him perfectly suited for the game of Rugby. He joined Otahuhu Leopards Rugby […]

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PRINCE OBOLENSKY – OXFORD, ENGLAND & BRITISH ISLES XV LEGEND (PART 2)...

Oct 06, 2017 Written by Kevin Ellis

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Before England met New Zealand in 1936, they had only played each other twice; the first was during the ‘Original’ All Black tour of 1905, where they lost 15-0 at Crystal Palace in London; the next was 20 years later, this time at Twickenham, where they lost 17 points to 11. New Zealand came into […]

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PRINCE OBOLENSKY – OXFORD, ENGLAND & BRITISH ISLES XV LEGEND (PART 1)...

Sep 29, 2017 Written by Kevin Ellis

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Today, there is an ongoing debate over national eligibility, with foreign players seemingly choosing their nationality by the country that adopts them. However, the story is not a new one; this story is about a Russian Prince that gave everything for England. Prince Alexander Sergeevich Obolensky was born on February 17th, 1916 in Petrograd (which […]

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