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RLEF-EU PROJECT SPREADS ACROSS EUROPE

14th April 2014

The Rugby League European Federation’s EU-backed Leadership Devolution Project, which commenced in Czech Republic in March, has held further sessions in three countries involving ten nations. Ireland, the Netherlands and Scotland hosted a total of seven project partner countries in a series of governance, coaching and...[read more]

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TOULOUSE WINS THE CUP FOR FIRST TIME IN ITS HISTORY

14th April 2014

Toulouse Olympique lifted France’s Lord Derby Cup for the first time in the club’s 70-plus year history on Sunday, easily dispatching 2012 champions AS Carcassonne 46-10 in the Stade Albert Domec, Carcassonne.

Under a hot Spring sun the home side got off to the best...[read more]

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DUTCH, BELGIANS AND FRENCH COMMENCE EU RUGBY LEAGUE PROJECT

10th April 2014

The RLEF-EU Leadership Devolution Project, which sees 17 RLEF partners working together on an 18-month project, has begun its ‘Cluster 2’ activities in Delft, the Netherlands. RLEF Coaching Manager Martin Crick and the French Federation’s Thierry Dumaine combined to oversee the training of two new Dutch and...[read more]

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RLEF NAMES FIRST EVER ELITE MATCH OFFICIALS SQUAD

3rd March 2014

The RLEF has formed an elite match officials squad for the first time, with the group meeting in Leeds over the weekend to plan its activities for the next two years. The ensemble, which is drawn from four nations, will lead on all match official education and...[read more]

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RLEF REVEALS NEW COMPETITION STRUCTURE

26th February 2014

The RLEF has introduced European Championship branding to its three-tiers of official competition, aligning the organisation with the majority of European sports. The European Cup will now be known as the European Championship, while the Shield and Bowl are replaced by European Championship B and European Championship...[read more]

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England 34 - 6 France

16th November 2013

England will play holders New Zealand in the semi-final of the World Cup at Wembley next Saturday after a comfortable win over France.

Richard Agar's French side silenced the Wigan crowd of 22,276 when Vincent Duport scored early on. But two tries each...[read more]

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France 6 - 22 Samoa

11th November 2013

Samoa ground out a hard-fought 22-6 win over France in a bruising Group B clash in Perpignan on Monday night to secure the runners-up spot and a World Cup quarter-final against Fiji.

Defeat for France means they will be England's quarter-final opponents in...[read more]

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RLEF WINS RECORD EUROPEAN UNION GRANT

6th November 2013

The Rugby League European Federation has been awarded a record grant from the European Commission’s Sport Unit for its Leadership Devolution Project, which will begin in 2014 and is co-funded by the RLEF and RLIF. The European Union has committed €196.000 to the 17-nation project while...[read more]

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