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Ireland 22 - 12 France

18th October 2014

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP - GAME ONE

Ireland coach Mark Aston hailed his side’s shock 22-12 win at the Tallaght Stadium, Dublin over favourites France in the Rugby League European Cup as; “Massive, probably one of the biggest in the history of Irish rugby league.”[read more]

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EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP GAME 2 – IRELAND V FRANCE – PREVIEW

16th October 2014

Ireland coach Mark Aston has named 12 uncapped players in his 20 man squad for the opening game of their 2014 Rugby League European Championship campaign against France at Tallaght Stadium, Dublin on Saturday afternoon.

St. Helens fullback Shannon McDonnell (pictured) is set to make...[read more]

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EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP ADDS INCENTIVE FOR WALES AND IRELAND

13th October 2014

At the official launch of the Rugby League European Championship, which kicks off this Friday, it has been announced that the tournament will form part of the qualification process for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Should either Ireland or Wales...[read more]

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BAITIERI RELISHING A RETURN TO THE NATIONAL SIDE

10th October 2014

The 23-man French squad has completed a three-day training camp in Perpignan in preparation for their tilt at the 2014 European Championship, which commences for them in Dublin on 18 October. The winners will play in the 2016 Four Nations. For captain Jason Baitieri, who missed...[read more]

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SIX NEWCOMERS IN FRANCE 23-MAN TRAIN-ON SQUAD

6th October 2014

Eight of the Catalan Dragons, who were one match away from the Super League Grand Final, have been named in coach Richard Agar’s initial France squad for the 2014 European Championship, the winners of which will secure a place in the 2016 Four Nations Tournament. Jason Baitieri...[read more]

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EUROPEAN COACH-TUTOR TRAINEES MEET IN LONDON

2nd September 2014

Coach-tutor trainees from Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Malta and Spain received training from RLEF Coaching Manager Martin Crick and his team of Thierry Dumaine of the Catalan Dragons, Tiziano Franchini and Remond Safi, in London as part of the RLEF’s EU-backed Leadership Devolution...[read more]

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RLEF HOLDS SUCCESFUL ANNUAL COUNCIL MEETING & CONFERENCE

28th August 2014

Twenty-four nations from three regions – the Americas, Europe and Middle East-Africa - attended the twelfth Annual Council Meeting and fifth RLEF Conference in London.

“The Council meeting was certainly the most energetic yet,” said Maurice Watkins, RLEF chairman. “The membership is increasingly involved and...[read more]

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RUGBY LEAGUE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP FIXTURES RELEASED

1st August 2014

France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales will meet each other in the autumn after the draw was confirmed for the 2014 European Championships. The winners will qualify for the 2016 Four Nations tournament to be held in the northern hemisphere.

It will be a re-entry into...[read more]

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