Rugby League Down South



Ian Ramsdale presents a regular look at rugby league in the south of England.


  • #RLDS: Broncos owner David Hughes 27 JUL 2016

    27/07/2016 Duration: 14min

    London Broncos owner David Hughes looks forward to his side entering the Super 8s qualifiers, to have a shot at making it back into Super League - and reviews the regular season.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: Cities of rugby - Ep4-3

    18/04/2016 Duration: 51min

    London Broncos' head coach Andrew Henderson Coventry Bears' MD Alan Robinson London Skolars head coach Jermaine Coleman  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: Harold Genders - Ep4-2

    09/03/2016 Duration: 53min

    We pay tribute to Harold Genders - founder of Fulham RLFC in 1980. He died on 9 February 2016 after a long illness at the age of 85.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: We Meet Again - Ep4-1

    04/02/2016 Duration: 36min

    London Broncos coach Andrew Henderson London Skolars general manager Angus Armstrong And the editor of the Rugby league Down South Fanzine - George Clarke.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: The Vision Ep3-9

    18/09/2015 Duration: 57min

    London Broncos' David Hughes, Andrew Henderson and Sean Morris. Fans forum chat with supporter Ron Knox. London Broncos Supporters Association Hall of Fame inductee Tony Rea.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: The Oil Tanker Ep3-7

    13/05/2015 Duration: 58min

    Brian Noble, Andrew Henderson, Rhys Williamson and James Sullivan.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: 100% Home Record Ep3-6

    01/04/2015 Duration: 32min

    London Broncos coach Andrew Henderson, as Broncos remain unbeaten at home in 2015. He says Brian Noble could still join the set-up. Super League chief executive, Blake Soly talks of working on a deal to keep Broncos in Super League last year. New Skolars coach Jermaine Coleman talks of the project he’s taken on.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: No Joes (Ep3-5)

    11/03/2015 Duration: 01h01min

    In the week following both London rugby league clubs losing coaches called Joe... Hear from Broncos coach Andrew Henderson and Daniel Harrison - after Joe Grima left and clocking up a second home win in 2015. Hear from Skolars chief-executve about sacking close friend and coach Joe Mbu. Hear from head coach at Coventry Bears, Tom Tsang.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: No Plain Sailing Ep3-4

    05/03/2015 Duration: 01h14min

    The week that Joey Grima stood down as London Broncos head coach. Hear from interim-coach Andrew Henderson. Analysis with writer Gavin Willacy. We also hear from Hemel, Gloucestershire and South Wales Scorpions as they prepare for their League One seasons.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: Winning Start

    21/02/2015 Duration: 56min

    Reaction to London Broncos opening win of the 2015 Championship season, from; coach Joey Grima, captain Nick Slyney and the fans. Hear from Oxford RL and London Skolars, about their preparations for the League One season; and journalist Steve Mascord talks of the viability of London hosting an NRL team.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: Championship Start - Ep3-2

    11/02/2015 Duration: 38min

    A couple of London Broncos interviews, ahead of their season in the Championship. Hear from coach Joey Grima and club captain Ben Farrar. Also a tribute to former London player John Sullivan - from his brother James.  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: Broncos 2015 kit launch - Ep3-1

    18/12/2014 Duration: 30s

    Video special: Interviews from the London Broncos 2015 kit launch. Chairman David Hughes says Broncos have built a better squad for 2015 than they ad in 2014. Coach Joey Grima talks of the 2015 shirt being another peace offering to re-connect with the club's fans. On field co-captain Richard Mathers talks of his reasoning for joining the club Wile new hooker Ray Nasso talks of arriving in London. Assistant coach Andrew Henderson gives a fair assessment of the pre-season calibre on show And Oscar Thomas tells us of his surprise of being back with the club. And why become the club's new shirt sponsor? Mark Taylor from Towergate insurance tells us so... @ianramsdale #RLDS  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: The Pubcast 3 - Ep2-38

    31/10/2014 Duration: 30s

    Fans of Rugby League Down South debate the state of the game in the south of England. Recorded at Truckles, Bloomsbury. @ianramsdale #RLDS  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: London RL Awards 2014 - Ep2-37

    14/10/2014 Duration: 30s

    Combined Super League Grand Final Interviews and also chats from the London RL Awards 2014. 00:00 SLGF Londoner Preview Package 06:00 Former London captain, and Wigan Warrior's Tony Clubb prior to his appearance in the SLGF. 17.30 Former Greenwich Admirals head coach Jason Henley 32.00 RFL's Darren Pugsley & London Junior League chairman Martin Coyd 38.00 South West London chargers' Cam Paul and Mark Barnes. 47.00 Medway Dragons head coach, and now London Broncos head of youth, Rob Powell. @ianramsdale #RLDS  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: 2014 Season Review - Ep2-36

    01/10/2014 Duration: 30s

    All the head coaches of #RLDS teams: 07:00 BRONCOS coach praises the character of his young stars of the future, as they enter the unknown. 24:40 HEMEL talk of being the only southern club in the end-of-season-finals this year... 21:30 ALL GOLDS win Championship 1 Club of the year 40:40 OXFORD continue to go local down in Acap... erm, Oxfordshire. 48:45 The SKOLARS coach takes responsibility for a tough season 1:06:00 SOUTH WALES SCORPIONS with something of a sting in their tail-end of the season… @ianramsdale #RLDS  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: Selling the Magic - Ep2-35

    28/08/2014 Duration: 30s

    01:00 FEATURE INTERVIEW with LONDON BRONCOS head coach Joey Grima. 29.30 LEIGH ACADEMY CHAMPION SCHOOLS as Leigh Academy, from Dartford in Kent, become the first southern school ever to defend their title. 41.20 VALLEY COUGARS head coach PAUL EMANUELLI on their Conference National season, as they head into the play-offs. #RLDS @ianramsdale  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: Victory!

    20/08/2014 Duration: 30s

    Ep2-34. Broncos coach Joey Grima Leeds coach Brian McDermott Journalist David Ballheimer Medway Dragons coach Rob Powell Chairman of Wales RL Brian Juliff And details of a Charity game in the south. #rlds @ianramsdale  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: Raising the profile

    08/08/2014 Duration: 30s

    Episode 2-33. 02.00: London Broncos most high-profile 2015 recruit, out-going Wakefield full-back Richard Mathers. 14.00: Former London man, now Sky Sports expert, Jon Wells - on a whole host of topics. 33.30: Hear who will be the London RL lads drawn to be ball-boys on the day. 39.00: Plans for a fun day, at the Hive, on Challenge Cup Final day. #rlds @ianramsdale  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: New Era

    31/07/2014 Duration: 30s

    Reaction to the RFL announcement of the new league structures from 2015, from a number of rugby league clubs in the south. Plus the newest professional team in the country, Coventry Bears. 02.00: COVENTRY BEARS club director Alan Robinson 14.20: GLOUCESTERSHIRE ALL GOLDS first team coach Dan Garbutt. 19.30: LONDON SKOLARS commercial manager Pat Cluskey 29.10: SOUTH WALES SCORPIONS head coach Mike Grady. 38.00: HEMEL STAGS head coach Troy Perkins. @ianramsdale #rlds  See for privacy and opt-out information.

  • #RLDS: Deep South

    23/07/2014 Duration: 30s

    Episode: 2-31. 02.30 Incoming LONDON BRONCOS hooker RAY NASSO. 13.00 A different take from LONDON BRONCOS head coach JOEY GRIMA. 21.45 The London Challenge Cup winners; WESTS WARRIORS, vice-chair SHUN TAMURA. 34.00 The most southern rugby league team in the country, CORNISH REBELS chairman JOHN BEACH. @ianramsdale #rlds  See for privacy and opt-out information.

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