Cleveland Rugby League
The Cleveland Rugby League are an American professional rugby league football club based in Cleveland, Ohio. They are a founding member of the new North American Rugby League that will begin on June 19, 2021.
|Full name||Cleveland Rugby League|
|Colours||Red, yellow and black|
The Cleveland Rugby League team were first established in 2018 by Toronto Wolfpack trialist, Monte Gaddis. Initially they planned to start the Midwest Rugby League Conference where they would play a rugby league 9s game against the Chicago Stockyarders.
On 19 April 2021 it was announced that experienced Australian coach Glenn Morrison had been appointed as Director of Rugby; Morrison has previously been head coach at Dewsbury Rams, in the RFL Championship and the Jamaican national team.
2021 NARL season squad;
- Cory Graham
- Dayne Karlovec
- Brent Coles
- Zack Forro
- Ve'shaun Glover
- Daejon Street
- Monte Gaddis
- Jonathan Torres
- Jalen Peeples
- Lowe, Brian (2 September 2020). "Rugby league to debut in Cleveland USA". Rugby League Planet.
- Lowe, Brian (6 September 2020). "NOVA Eagles show class in Cleveland exhibition game". Rugby League Planet.
- "Organizers announce formation of 14-team pro North American Rugby League". Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. 31 March 2021.
- "Glenn Morrison becomes director of rugby at Cleveland". Love Rugby League. 19 Apr 2021. Retrieved 20 Apr 2021.