Saturday, April 14, 2012

Podcast Episode 19: Lawrence Almagno (Rhode Island Rebellion RLFC, USARL)

For the latest podcast, ARL switches codes as I talk about rugby league in the US with Lawrence Almango, the CEO of Rhode Island Rebellion RLFC and a tour de force behind the youth development of the sport for the USA Rugby League (USARL).

We talk about Lawrence's early rugby career playing both union and league, the formation of Rhode Island Rebellion, and how through rugby, he his helping the inner city youth of Providence have a bright future.

You can listen to the podcast on the player below or head on over to iTunes, our Facebook page, or Feedburner.

As mentioned in the podcast, you can learn more about the Rebellion at their homepage ( and Facebook (  To learn more more some of the up and coming events Lawrence talks about, check our the events page

Lawrence Almango (right) with Shayla Belanger (left)
of the Institute for the Study of  Practice of
Non-Violence Extreme Sports Division
Also, if you would like to donate to the fund rasier to see Lawrence's head & face shaved at the USARL's International 9's Tournament in Rhode Island, please visit

100% of the money raised will go to the Program that is partnered with American Youth Rugby League Association (AYRLA) for the work re-entry program.


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