Lions ready for Australian test
Lions ready for Australian test
19 November 2018
After a couple of days preparation, the BARLA Lions are in steely mood ahead of taking on Australian Affiliated States. The game has been brought forward from a 5.30pm kick off to 4.30pm, one of a num...
BARLA Lions Tour (Fiji 2018) - Blog Seven
BARLA Lions Tour (Fiji 2018) - Blog Seven
19 November 2018
Dave Parkinson pens an update from Nadi.   Well, game day two has finally arrived. As already communicated, changes were made to our tour schedule a few days ago meaning we now have a th...
Humble Lions guests of local village during cultural visit
Humble Lions guests of local village during cultural visit
19 November 2018
Today was a very humbling experience for the BARLA Lions as we became valued guests of the Saunaka Village near Nadi.  The squad was taken around the village by the Chief who introduced us to...
BARLA Lions Tour (Fiji 2018) - Blog Six
BARLA Lions Tour (Fiji 2018) - Blog Six
18 November 2018
Yesterday I wrote about what the squad had been up to and didn't include any pictures. I want to put that right.  Let's start with the training session down at the school. Another good...
BARLA Lions Tour (Fiji 2018) - Blog Five
BARLA Lions Tour (Fiji 2018) - Blog Five
17 November 2018
Dave Parkinson writes from Nadi. Another day, another training venue, and this time it was the Namaka Public School.  I've met Martin Hullock, father of tourist Andy, who has brought a...
BARLA Lions Tour (Fiji 2018) - Blog Four
BARLA Lions Tour (Fiji 2018) - Blog Four
16 November 2018
PLAYER CENTRED COACHING STAFF Dave Parkinson reflects on the job being done by the coaching team out in Fiji. During my time involved with Rugby League, it would be fair to say that I've bee...
BARLA Lions Tour (Fiji 2018) - Tour Update
BARLA Lions Tour (Fiji 2018) - Tour Update
16 November 2018
CHANGE TO TOUR SCHEDULE: After discussions with the Fiji National Rugby League (FNRL), it has been agreed to make a change to the Lions tour schedule. Originally the side had been set to play fo...