LONDON Skolars are continuing to expand the current squad by today unveiling new signing Shannon Jarvis from Wollongong,Australia.The big 23 year old front row forward will add steel to the Skolars pack and brings a wealth of experience having played for Illawarra Steelers at youth level.
RUGBY League in the capital will take another significant step forward when it stages an exciting launch event for the new 2005 season at London Skolar?s New River Stadium on Saturday, 5 February 2005.
LONDON Skolars are to take on the current World Champions Bradford Bulls in a groundbreaking pre-season friendly in Dublin in January. The National League 2 side will play a Bulls XIII select side at Blackrock College RFCs ground on Sunday 23 January with a 1.30pm kick-off.
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SKOLARS RESERVES AIM TO WIN BACK TO BACK CUPS
The London Skolars reserves are aiming to hold onto the clubs silverwear when they take on Gateshead in the final of the Conference Cup in Derby on Sunday. The Skolars won the final last year and are favourites to regain the trophy after an impressive victory last weekend against South London which qualifiedthem for the final. With the Skolars NL2 side having the weekend off, coach Stu Singleton can pick from a large squad of regular second teamers and a number of players who have NL2 experience but have also played at the conference level this season.
SKOLARS TO FACE FIRED UP ROBINS
LONDON Skolars believe they have pulled off a major coup after finalising the capture of one of the rising young stars of South African rugby.
The Wood Green-based club announced the capture of 22-year-old Desi Kadima during the half-time break of Sunday?s Challenge Cup tie at New River Stadium.
THE annual Varsity match is upon us again. This event is highly competitive and is the highlight of the RL season for the respective Universities. It is also the student games highest profile event. Added to that it is scheduled to be shown live on Sky for the first time, outstripping its Union equivalent that has an obscure afternoon slot on a Tuesday afternoon in December.
SKOLARS SET FOR MAJOR CHALLENGE
SKOLARS' start to the competitive season will have to wait another week as their Arriva Trains Cup game at Doncaster Dragons on Sunday was postponed. Heavy rain added to the flooding problems caused by last week's snow, but the call-off at 8.30 am on Sunday morning left coaching staff and players frustrated with the bus all set to depart and the side all fit and raring to go.