On the sixteenth of January 2012 a gaggle of Rugby League fanatic met with Tas Baitieri the Rugby League Worldwide Federation Improvement Supervisor on the time, in “The Rugby Membership”, at Round Quay in Sydney. After that assembly the Philippines Nationwide Rugby League was fashioned with the goal of placing collectively an Worldwide Rugby League workforce and set up “The Best Recreation of All” within the Philippines. With the inaugural founding members:
President: Vice Admiral Eduardo Ma R Santos
Vice President: Clayton Watene
Treasurer: Mark De Ubago
Secretary: Erick Elefante
Philippines Consultant: Rick Hartley
Media Officer: Michael Holt
Unusual member: Greg Cross
Registering the Philippines Nationwide Rugby League – Australia Inc in NSW as its governing physique which was duly acknowledged on the time because the governing physique for Rugby League within the Philippines.
Eight and a half years later in October 2020 the Pambansang Ragbi Liga ng Pilipinas was included as a corporation within the Philippines, and on the fifth of February 2021 obtained Observer Nation standing. The primary Asian nation to take action with the Worldwide Rugby League, the sports activities worldwide governing physique.
With the group’s incorporation within the Philippines and the worldwide governing physique recognizing Pambansang Ragbi Liga ng Pilipinas because the nation’s governing physique for the game, by awarding it Observer Nation standing. The switch of management of “The Best recreation of all” has now shifted from Australia to the Philippines. With the Vice President of the Philippines Nationwide Rugby League – Australia Inc being chosen because the Appearing President of the Pambansang Ragbi Liga ng Pilipinas Board within the Philippines.
At its 2019-2020 AGM on the seventh April 2021, a particular decision of the Philippines Nationwide Rugby League – Australia Inc was handed by unanimous vote of all 7 board members attending the AGM to voluntarily cancel the Australian group. With governing management now transferred to the Philippines. With outgoing board members:
Vice President: Reynaldo Nery
Treasurer: Trent Swanson
Secretary: Marvin Tempo
Public Officer: Jason Carter
Unusual member: Cheryl Barrientos
Unusual member: Arwin Marcus
Unusual member: Chad Overton
Unusual member: Daniel Worth
Unusual member: Paul Sheedy
Recognizing the assist nonetheless wanted in Australia to develop and develop the sport within the Philippines. The Pambansang Ragbi Liga ng Pilipinas has recognized committee heads who can be chargeable for constructing a stable, functioning Australian committee who will assist the Philippines and preserve the reference to the Filipino diaspora neighborhood in Australia, with appointed Committee members:
Chairperson: Erick Elefante
Committee member: Marvin Tempo
Committee member: Paul Sheedy
9 years in the past, the founding members in Australia, established the Philippines Nationwide Rugby League with the goal of relinquishing management of “The Best Recreation of All” for Filipinos to the place it must belong, to the Philippines. With its native board members:
President: Reynaldo Nery
Treasurer and Appearing Chief Government Officer: Joe Cole
Board Member – Neil Kester Pickford – Corp sponsorship and occasions planner
Board Member – Edson Byron Okay. Sy – Corp and authorities regulation
Appointed President: Reynaldo Nery of the Pambansang Ragbi Liga ng Pilipinas want to thank all of the unnamed people who’re many. Who’ve put in lots of hours of volunteer work to determine a Philippines Rugby League. Their work and sacrifice should not forgotten, for with out them, establishing the game within the Philippines wouldn’t be a actuality. It’s now the right time to show the web page for a brand new chapter for Philippines Rugby League, and the course it’s taking appears to be like brilliant.
Particular point out and thanks go to Benjie De Ubago, who designed all of the PNRL and PWNRL logos, Tamaraws and Sampaguitas emblems and Murphy Aloda; who designed all of the tribal tattoos on these jerseys. Your work has allowed Filipino & Filipina Rugby League gamers to stroll into the Worldwide Rugby League discipline with Nationwide delight!
A governing board now exist within the Philippines with the mandatory expertise and expertise to develop the game within the nation and convey collectively all Filipino-heritage Rugby League gamers worldwide into “The Best Recreation of All” worldwide household. MABUHAY PILIPINAS!