Newslinks for July 2012

  •  2013 World Cup “tickets will go on general sale on Friday October 26 2012″ – RLWC2013.com
  • Consortium of local Asian businessmen in Bradford Bulls talks pledge £1m and “want break down rugby league’s cultural barriers”Daily Mail
  • “EXPANSION plans that include the possibility of the competition increasing by two teams, staggered over two years, have been flagged during negotiations with television networks on the new broadcast deal.” – Greg Prichard – Sydney Morning Herald
  • “‘The fans will go crazy if they do it. Absolutely crazy’: reaction to Western Sydney Wanderers’ plan to cover up the statue of rugby league champion Ray Price at Parramatta Stadium” – Sebastian Hassett – Sydney Morning Herald
Cusack sporting an Australian Rugby League jersey while playing 'Gib' in The Sure Thing

Cusack wearing Green & Gold in The Sure Thing (1985)

And a tenuous RL connection  from April:

  • Congratulations to ‘rugby league evangelist’ John Cusack for getting his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (Washington Post) and thanks to May Hart and Constance Sech, the wardrobe assistant and costumer, respectively, on The Sure Thing, for a great choice of costume for ‘Gib’ – IMDb
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