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Lionhearts vs Serbia 26-22

Yorkshire Lionhearts spoiled Stuart Wilkinsons debut at Serbian helm, as hosts got turnaround win against tourists 26-22 at Elmpark Way in York. It was spirited performance from Serbian touring side, eager to prove themselves in front of new national coach, but more experienced team eventually prevailed. Wilkinson is given a hard task to mold a […]

Serbia

Stuart Wilkinson new coach of Serbia

Serbia international team have strengthened their coaching staff with the appointment of Stuart Wilkinson as a new head coach to link up with the team ahead of the 2019 UK tour. Wilkinson brings a wealth of experience to the role, having previously been on the coaching staff at Leeds Rhinos and Wigan Warriors and has internal experience with Great […]

Women

Turkey won against Italy!

Women RL XIII: First ever international women’s rugby league test match on Balkan was played on Saturday, May 18th 2019 in Istanbul. Turkey hosted the Italian National Team on the stadium Beylerbeyi and in one interesting game came to the triumph of 18-14. For both teams this was the first official match in women’s competitions […]

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RLEF CONGRESS IN ISTANBUL

A record is going to be set up in Istanbul with over 40 delegates, representing 23 national Federations who are going to be part of the RLEF Congress which is going to be held this weekend (May 18th/19th) in Istanbul (Turkey) who is hosting the annual get-together for the first time. RLEF general manager Chris […]

Rugby 9 Women

Red Star women win first rugby 9 tournament

Today, the first rugby 9 tournament in women’s competition was played in Athens, where three clubs participated Red Star won first place in front of two Greek side Aris, and Patra. WOMEN’S 9s TOURNAMENT RESULTS 🇬🇷🇷🇸 MATCH 1: 🇬🇷 ARIS 20-0 PATRA 🇬🇷 Aris tries: Lymperidi, Koutsikou, Maroufidi (2), conv: 2/4. MATCH 2: 🇬🇷 ARIS […]

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Red Star at the London 9s

Serbia become the latest Nation to be represented at the London9s. Red Star Belgrade, the Balkan Rugby League champions, will fly the flag for their country. LDN9s promotor Graham Oliphant was quick to celebrate their inclusion in the LDN9s- “It’s a pleasure to once again see the Rugby League arm of the Red Star dynasty […]

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Rugby League in Belarus

Rugby league has been played in Belarus for the first time, following a four team 9s tournament held in Rechista. The home side faced Kyiv and Rivne from the Ukraine and a side from Moscow. Tournament organisers Ilia Turik and Nikolai Zarezako were participants on a coaching course in Kyiv in January this year and, […]

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DAP project in Bosnia

The Rugby League Club FIS from the town of Vitez in Bosnia and Herzegovina has been working for a month now with elementary school students within the DAP project supported by the Australian Embassy in Vienna. Students learn about the rules of the Rugby League through playing and socializing. Currently, the program is being held […]