A sudden illness on the evening prior an investiture at Buckingham Palace robbed BARLA and Blackbrook ARLFC stalwart Harold Swift from receiving his MBE from Prince Charles.
THE British Amateur Rugby League Association is delighted to announce that Britain's biggest Union, the GMB, have agreed to continue their sponsorship of the BARLA National Cup for the 2005 competition.
QUEENSLAND Secondary Schools' XIII 52 v 10 BARLA Great Britain Young Lions Aspley Leagues Club, Brisbane
AUSTRALIAN Schoolboys 62 v 12 BARLA Great Britain Young Lions Manly, Sydney
BARLA U21s v RAF
Wednesday 28th July
At Stanningley ARLFC
Kick Off: 7.30pm
THE BARLA Great Britain Lions will play the last match of their tour tomorrow at the former home of South Sydney, the Redfern Oval. There opponents will be a Combined Police/Corrective Services Side and the Lions will be hoping to register a third win on their six-game tour.
THE BARLA Great Britain Lions squad has had to endure a six-hour coach journey from Sydney to Gunnedah and are currently staying for the week at the Red Chief Motel. They were put through their paces in a tough training session in the afternoon and all players are desperate to be involved on Saturday.
BARLA Great Britain Lions coach Mick Turner has named his side for Saturday's Test match against the Australian Aboriginals at the Kitchener Oval, Gunnedah.
BARLA Great Britain Lions coach Mick Turner has named the squad to face the Many Rivers Regional U21 Representative side at Kempsey on Wednesday.
AUSTRALIAN Aboriginals 50 v 24 BARLA Great Britain Lions TEST MATCH Kitchener Oval, Gunnedah Country, NSW