Victorian Rugby League community mourns the loss of Ray Ertl The Victorian rugby league community is mourning the loss of Ray Ertl.
VRL/Melbourne Storm U16s & U18s Junior Reps Induction Night Induction & Testing Night – Wednesday 29th October at Box Hill Senior Secondary College (Dunloe Ave, Mont Albert North)

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Preview: 2014 VRL AWARDS

Michael Itsou Previews the VRLs Night of Nights. Details of Awards up for grabs and an examination of the leading contenders to be named as the best player for the 2014 season
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Women's Tackle - North West Clubs v South East Clubs

On the 25th of October at the 2014 Country of Origin (Location TBA), there will be a Women’s tackle game 13-a-side match featuring the North West Clubs vs the South East Clubs
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VIDEO: Television Replay of VRL Grand Final

Replay of Television Footage of the 2014 Victorian Rugby League First Grade Grand Final between Sunbury Tigers and Casey Warriors with Expert Commentary from Ross Antoniolli and Andrew Marmont
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2015: U16 and U18 Junior Representative Train-On Squads

Congratulations to those who have been selected in the 2015 Junior Representative train-on squads
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2014 VRL Coach and Volunteer of the Year

At the VRL Awards on the 11th of October, the Victorian Rugby League will recognise the 2014 Coach and Volunteer of the Year. Click here for nomination information:
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2014 VRL Country of Origin - Team Contacts

Preparations are now well under way for the 2014 VRL Country of Origin
Managers and coaches are preparing for team trials.
We still have room for a couple more teams that are not yet represented
If you are VRL registered and wantto play, please contact the team representative below.
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Womens Tackle Gala Day

Information on Sunday 14th September Womens Tackle Gala Day
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VRL Mens Seniors Grand Final Review

Sunbury hosted Casey at Langama Park in the VRL Men's Seniors Grand Final. Could Sunbury finally make it back to back flags, or would Casey claim a maiden VRL title. Here's Michael Itsou's match report of the Grand Final.
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VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS: GRAND FINALS

Highlights of all 2014 Grand Finals
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Updated Information: Melb Storm Trials

CHANGE OF VENUE FOR TRIALS - BETULA RESERVE, KIDDS RD, DOVETON
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C31 to Televise First Grade Grand Final

The Victorian Rugby League is happy to announce that this year’s VRL First Grade Grand Final will once again be broadcast on free to air television.
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Victorian Rugby League Grand Final Results

A fantastic day with a record crowd saw 10 closley contested Grand Finals. Here are the results:
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Schedule for Grand Final Day

See attached Schedule for Grand Finals on 6th September at Langama Park Sunbury
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Record Year for the Victorian Rugby League

The Victorian Rugby League (VRL) is pleased to announce that 2014 has been the most successful season for player participation levels in Rugby League within Victoria, increasing player registrations by 17 percent in the past 12 months to surpass the record participation level set in 2013.
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First Grade Grand Final Preview

Can the Sunbury Tigers break their hoodoo and become back to back premiers, or will the Casey Warriors fairytale season continue with their first VRL Senior premiership?
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VRL Mens Seniors Preliminary Final Review

In perfect conditions for Rugby League, Casey met the North West Wolves with a spot in the Grand Final up for grabs. Two clubs with distinctive playing styles,the ball running Warriors against the bash and crash Wolves, Michael Itsou reviews the Preliminary Final at Langama Park.
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Grand Final Change of Location to Sunbury

The Victorian Rugby League would like to inform that the location for the Grand Final has changed location and will now be played at Langama Park, Mitchells Lane, Sunbury.
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Robinvale capture euphoric first-ever Sunraysia title

Robinvale has finally celebrated a historic first Sunraysia Rugby League premiership, dedicating the emotional win to the memory of a former teammate that tragically passed away playing for the club.
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Preliminary Final Preview

Having lost their Major Semi Final against Sunbury, Casey now faces sudden death when they take on the North West Wolves on Saturday at Langama Park. Here's the preview for this weekend's do or die clash
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VRL Spirit of League Winner Announced

The VRL is pleased to announce that Casey Warriors are the inaugural winners of the VRL Spirit of League award which recognises clubs that best portray the spirit of the game both on and off the field.
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AMENDED Fixtures: Victorian Rugby League Gala Day

AMENDED: Fixture times for End of Season Junior Gala Day Saturday 30th August at Haines Drive Reserve, Wyndham Vale
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Video Highlights: Semi Finals (All Ages)

Video Highlights of Semi-Finals from all Victorian Rugby League Competitions Under 11s - Seniors
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Minor Semi Final Review

After facing off in the final round of the season, the North West Wolves and the Werribee Bears faced off to stay alive for season 2014 in the Men's Seniors Minor Semi Final. Michael Itsou takes you through the action from Saturday's match at Fregon Reserve.
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Major Semi Final Review

A spot in the Grand Final was up for grabs when minor premiers the Casey Warriors took on the Sunbury Tigers in the Major Semi Final on Saturday. Michael Itsou takes you through all the action at Greaves Reserve
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Preliminary Finals: Key Information

The 2014 Victorian Rugby League Preliminary Finals are set for Saturday 30th August at Langama Park, Mitchells Lane, Sunbury.
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Victorian Rugby League: Semi Final Results

Wrap up of results from the Major and Minor Semi Finals from the Victorian Rugby League Competitions
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Semi Final: Key Information

Semi-Finals: Key information and Fixture Times
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VRL Finals Mens Seniors Preview

After fourteen gruelling rounds, the top four is settled and this week is the first weekend of VRL Finals. Minor Premiers the Casey Warriors will take on Sunbury Tigers in the Major Semi Final, with the winner through to the Grand Final on September 6. In the Minor Semi Final, The North West Wolves take on the Werribee Bears with the losing side eliminated from the finals race.
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VRL Mens Seniors Round 14 Review

There were four matches scheduled for round 14 of the VRL season. Michael Itsou takes you through the action of the final round of the season, whilst the top try scorer for the 2014 season is announced.
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VIDEO: 2014 Victorian Rugby League Round 13 HIGHLIGHTS

Highlights of Round 13 of the 2014 Victorian Rugby League First Grade, Second Division and Women's Tag Competitions.
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Fixtures: VRL Round 14

Click here for Fixtures for Round 14 of the Victorian Rugby League Competition
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VRL Mens Seniors Round 14 Preview

Michael Itsou takes a look at all the VRL Mens Seniors action for the final round of the season here
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VRL Mens Seniors Round 13 Review

With two finals spots up for grabs, the penultimate round of the VRL Men’s Seniors competition would play a major role in dictating who would be joining Sunbury and Casey in the VRL finals. Round 13 saw three matches, with Werribee hosting Doveton, Altona hoping to keep their finals hopes alive against Sunbury and Casey facing Waverley.
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2014 Country of Origin

The 2014 Country of Origin is approaching quickly!
Dates have been set for:
Saturday 18th October 2014 and Saturday 25th October 2014
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Tough Love In The VRL

The VRL introduced Tough Love in its competitions in 2013 and has continued into the 2014 season.

In cleaning up the game and with the support of clubs there has been 37 individuals and 3 clubs charged under the VRL Tough Love Policy in 2014.
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Victorian Rugby League Round 13 Preview

The penultimate round of the VRL Season sees three games with the four teams mathematically trying to fit into the final two spots in the top four and play finals. Sunbury host Altona with the visitors hoping to keep their finals chances alive, whilst Werribee and Doveton get the upper hand on each other when they face each other at Haines Drive Reserve. In the final match, Casey will host Waverle
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VIDEO: Hallam Senior College fall to MacKillop College in GIO Schoolboy Trophy Semi Final

Caltex Park in Dubbo saw the finals of the 2014 CRL Country Cup and Small Schools competitions conclude on Wednesday. The competition saw some 400 schools playing in the Under 13’s, Under 15’s and Opens section of the Country Cup and the Under 13’s and Under 16’s section of the Small Schools competition.
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Victorian Rugby League Round 12 Review

Round 12 of the VRL Men’s First Grade competition saw three fixtures take place. Craigieburn hosted Sunbury, Wolves travelled to face Waverley and Werribee hosted Altona. Whilst, Doveton and Casey had the BYE
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VIDEO: 2014 Victoria Rugby League Round 12

Highlights of Round 12 of the 2014 VRL Season
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Hallam Senior College to take part in GIO Schoolboy Trophy Final

On Wednesday, 6th of August the GIO Trophy Country Cup Final takes place as Hallam Senior College meet MacKillop Catholic College (Warnervale) at Caltex Park in Dubbo.
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Fixtures: VRL Round 13

Here are the fixtures for Round 13 of the Victorian Rugby League Competitions
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VRL Round Twelve Preview

With three rounds to go for the regular season, the race for the final two spots in the finals is wide open with Altona, North West Wolves, Werribee and Doveton all tie for third position. This weekend sees another season shaping match, with Werribee hosting local rival Altona. In other matches, Sunbury travel across the north to face Craigieburn whilst the Wolves travel across town to take on Wav
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VRL Round Eleven Review

Round 11 of the VRL Men’s First Grade competition saw three fixtures take place. Craigieburn hosted Waverley, Wolves travelled to face Weriribee and Doveton hosted Casey. Whilst, Altona and Sunbury had the BYE
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VIDEO: 2014 Victorian Rugby League Round 11 HIGHLIGHTS

Video highlights of Round 11 of the 2014 Victorian Rugby League Season
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Fixtures: VRL Round 12

Fixtures for Round 12 of the Victorian Rugby League Competition
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VIDEO: 2014 Womens Tackle Gala Day 3

Video Highlights of the 3rd Women's Tackle Gala Day of 2014
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VIDEO: 2014 Victorian Rugby League Round 10 HIGHLIGHTS

Video Highlights of Round 10 of the Victorian Rugby League First Grade Season
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VRL Round Eleven Preview

This weekend in the VRL Men’s Seniors sees three matches. Werribee host the Wolves with Wolves looking to cement sport in the top four and Werribee battling to stay in touch with the top 4, in form Doveton will aim to keep their finals hopes alive when they host competition leaders Casey, whilst the Panthers and the Phoenix have a chance to get their first win of the season when they take to the f
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Victorian Rugby League Round 10 Review

Round 10 of the VRL Men’s Seniors competition saw a full fixture of four matches, including the highly anticipated 2nd v 3rd match between Sunbury and Wolves. In the other matches, Craigieburn headed to Loft Reserve to take on the Altona, Werribee travelled to face Casey and Waverley hosted Doveton.
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Womens Tackle Gala Day

Sunday 27th July
Important: CHANGE OF LOCATION – now at Fregon Reserve, Browns Rd, Clayton
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AMENDED Fixtures: VRL Round 11

Fixtures for Round 11 of the Victorian Rugby League
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VIDEO: 2014 U18s Australia Secondary Schools Champioships - CAS Highlights

Highlights of the U18s Combined Affiliated States Rugby League Team at the 2014 Australian Secondary Schools Championships
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Fixtures: VRL Round 10

Click here for Round 10 fixtures
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VIDEO: 2014 Victorian Rugby League Masters

Highlights of the Victorian Rugby League Masters Gala Day. An event for those over the age of 35.
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VIDEO: 2014 Victoria Rugby League Round 9

Highlights of Round 9 of the Victorian Rugby League First Grade, Division 2 and Women's League Tag Competitions
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VRL Spirit of League Award 2014

For the first time the VRL has introduced an award to reward and recognise the club that best demonstrates and reflects the spirit of our great game in a positive manner both on and off the field throughout the 2014 season.
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Video: Round 8 First Grade Highlights

Highlights of Round 8 of the 2014 Victorian Rugby League First Grade Season.
Altona def. Waverley; North West Wolves def. Doveton; Sunbury def. Werribee
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VIDEO: 2014 Victorian Rugby League Round 7 HIGHLIGHTS

Highlights of Round 7 of the 2014 First Grade, 2nd Division and Ladies League Tag Competitions
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VRL Round Eight Men's Seniors Review

Three games were played in Round Eight of the VRL Men's Seniors competition, with Werribee hosting Sunbury in a top of the table clash, Doveton travelling to face the Wolves in a fiery encounter and Craigieburn searching for their first win against a resurgent Altona.
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Fixtures: VRL Round 9

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VRL Round 8 Men's Seniors Preview

It’s round 8 of the VRL season, and this weekend sees three matches in the VRL Men’s Seniors competition. Werribee plays host to Sunbury with the winner to go outright leader of the competition, Craigieburn travel to Altona to take on the resurgent Roosters and Wolves will be hoping for a change of recent form when they host the Steelers.
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VIDEO: 2014 Victorian Rugby League Round 6 HIGHLIGHTS

Highlights of Round 6 of the Victorian Rugby League First Grade Competition

Footage of Sunbury v Doveton unavailable due to technical issues
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Fixtures: VRL Round 8

Round 8 Fixtures
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Fixtures: Women's Tackle Gala Day 2

The schedule for the 2nd Women's Tackle Gala Day of 2014 at Greaves Reserve, Bennet Street Dandenong Sunday 29, June
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VIDEO: 2014 Victorian Rugby League Round 5 HIGHLIGHTS

Highlights of Round 5 of the 2014 Victorian Rugby League Season
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Round Seven Mens Seniors Preview

Round Seven of the VRL Mens Seniors competition sees three matches this Saturday. Michael Itsou has your run down of all the action here
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VRL announces partnership with Good Sports

The Victorian Rugby League (VRL) is pleased to formally announce that it has become the first sporting body in Victoria to form a partnership with the Australian Drug foundation’s Good Sports alcohol-management program.
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Round Six Review

Round Six of the VRL Men’s Seniors competition saw four matches. Have a look at Michael Itsous's take on what happened over the weekend here.
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Round 7 Fixtures

Here are the fixtures for Round 7 of the VRL Competition
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VRL/NRL Masters Gala Day

Saturday, 12th of July, 2014: An event for over 35 Year Olds
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VIDEO: 2014 CRL Country Championship Finals

Highlights of Victorias U14s and U15s in the 2014 Country Rugby League Championship Finals

Victoria Winners of the U14s Cup Final and Runners up of the U15s Plate Final
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Fixtures: VRL Round 6

Please find attached fixtures for Round 6 of the VRL Season
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Round Six Preview

The VRL resumes this weekend after the general bye with four matches in the Men's Seniors Competition. Check out Michael Itsou's preview of all the action here
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Affiliated State Championships Review

The Affiliated State Championships were held over the Queen's Birthday Weekend. Find out how the Mens, Womens Tag and U18's went and which players were selected for higher honours.
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VIDEO: 2014 Affiliated States Rugby League Championships: Day 3

Highlights of Day 3 of the 2014 Affiliated States Rugby League Championships
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VIDEO: 2014 Affiliated States Championships: Day 2

Highlights of Day 2 of the 2014 Affiliated States Championships.
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VIDEO: Affiliated States Championships Day 1

Highlights of Day 1 of the 2014 Affiliated States Championships Day 1
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State Affiliated Championships

The State Affiliated Championships are on this weekend in Adelaide. Have a look at Michael Itsou's preview of the event including a look at the men's squad representing Victoria
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Round Five Review

Casey travelled to Sunbury looking to continue their unbeaten start to the season, Doveton looked to make it two wins in a row when they took on Waverley Oakleigh, and Werribee played host to a Craigieburn side looking for their first win of the season. Here's Michael Itsou's VRL Men's Seniors Round 5 review.
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STATE OF ORIGIN RETURNS TO THE MCG!

The NRL will stage State of Origin matches at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground in 2015 and 2018.
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2014 Victorian Rugby League Sprint

Thanks to Musashi and Steeden the Victorian Rugby League Sprint is set for June 22nd at AAMI Park.
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VIDEO: Round 4 Highlights

Highlights of Round 4 of the 2014 VRL Competition
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Round 5 Mens Seniors Preview

Round Five of the VRL Men’s Seniors Competition sees three matches, including a blockbuster at Langama Park as Sunbury host Casey. Doveton will try to make it two in a row against Waverley Oakleigh, whilst Craigieburn travel down to Werribee to take on the Bears.
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2014 SSV/VRL 12 Years & Under Team Announcement

The 2014 SSV/VRL 12 Years & Under Rugby League Team has been announced. Please click on the link for team announcement.
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VIDEO: 2014 Victorian Rugby League Round 1 HIGHLIGHTS

Video highlights of Round One of the 2014 Victorian Rugby League First Grade Competition.
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North West Wolves blood new talent with opening win

Courtesy of The Weekly Review (Moonee Valley 4/5/2014)

The North West Wolves got their Victorian Rugby League season off to the perfect start at the weekend, running out thumping winners over Waverley.
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Round One Review

Round one of the VRL 2014 season kicked off under grey skies across Melbourne. Despite the testing conditions there were some cracking matches as the premiers got off to a flyer, two 2013 finalists squared off and an upset happened out west. Here’s Michael Itsou’s take on the opening round of the 2014 VRL season.
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Can anyone stop the Tigers from going back to back in 2014?

Round 1 Preview

After a long, hot summer it's time to get down to business as the VRL returns for 2014. Round 1 kicks off this Saturday and Michael Itsou has your preview right here.
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Undefeated Hampton Park Primary School Rugby League side teams up for Leader Sports Star win

Courtesy of Berwick Leader March 5, 2014

INFLUENCE from the Melbourne Storm has helped the Hampton Park Primary School Girls Rugby League side become Leader Sports Star’s Southern Division Team of the Year.
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2014 VRL Calendar of Events

Dates for the 2014 Season Revealed
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2013 VRL Grand Final - Video Highlights

Click on the following link for highlights of the 2013 VRL Grand Final

Altona Roosters vs Sunbury Tigers

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUE1UbCb_pE
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