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Rugby League recommences in Norway

The primary sport of rugby submit Covid-19 restrictions was performed in Norway this weekend as Oslo Capitals travelled to Vigernesjordet to face Lillestrøm Lions.

In a pre-season pleasant performed in 31 diploma warmth, each side had been understandably rusty having not performed a match because the 2019 season. Oslo fullback and participant of the match Salvis Stilbs was glorious for the Capitals who received 56-4, while skilled trio Isaac Schmidt, Kristoffer Milligan and Matt South stored the Lions on the again foot.

Lillestrøm fought arduous and scored a comfort attempt by Sonny Mellor, together with his son Jymaal Mellor-King the Lions’ finest. Of 5 debutants for the Lions, Isuf Peci and Alexander Ponton impressed with some dedicated defence.

“The sport was hit-out for each groups,” stated Lillestrøm and Norway head coach Dave Hunter. “It’s been far too lengthy since a sport of league has been performed in Norway. We’ll all take rather a lot away from this match and can enhance for our subsequent sport. It’s simply nice to be again.”

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