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LRLF RECEIVE PRESIDENTIAL BACKING

20th June 2017

The President of the Republic of Lebanon, Michel Aoun, has welcomed a delegation from the Lebanese Rugby League Federation to the presidential palace in Baabda.

The invitation was to formally back the Cedars’ appearance in the forthcoming Rugby League World Cup, where they...[read more]

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RLEF COMPLETES TECHNICAL SEMINAR IN MOSCOW

18th June 2017

The RLEF has concluded a week-long technical seminar in Moscow which has resulted in the qualification of six level 1 coaches, five level 1 match officials and, significantly, three level 1 coach educators and the provisional qualification of one level 1 match official educator; providing the...[read more]

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Norway 38 - 18 Sweden

17th June 2017

Current Nordic Cup holders Norway ran in eight tries – including a brace each to Stephen Mwikaria and Ole Magnus Brekk, who also kicked three goals – as they defeated Sweden 38-18 at the Bislett Stadium, Oslo.

Norway coach Dave Hunter, commented: “It...[read more]

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WALES RUGBY LEAGUE BOARD MEMBER GETS AN OBE

16th June 2017

Wales Rugby League have congratulated their board member John Richard Heaton “Dick” Greenwood after being awarded an OBE on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.

The 75-year old was given this award for his services to National and International Rugby which includes the work...[read more]

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SCANDINAVIAN RIVALS GO HEAD TO HEAD

15th June 2017

International rugby league returns to Scandinavia on Saturday when current Nordic Cup holders Norway face Sweden at the Bislett Stadium, Oslo (kick off 2pm).

The hosts have won the last two encounters between the nations, but both are fielding a number of new,...[read more]

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RAF REGIMENT CELEBRATES ANNIVERSARY WITH DUTCH TOUR

13th June 2017

The Nederlandse Rugby League Bond has announced a three-game tour of Holland by the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force Regiment. The military men will play two combined club selections before taking on a representative side. Formed during World War II, 2017 marks the 75th Anniversary of the...[read more]

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PARTIZAN MAKE HISTORY WINNING SERBIAN CUP

12th June 2017

Partizan have picked up the first silverware in the club’s history, defeating holders Dorćol 42-22 in the final at the Makiš stadium, Belgrade.

The black and whites have dominated youth competitions in the last couple of seasons but pulled off a significant senior...[read more]

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Italy 94 - 4 Spain

10th June 2017

Italy continued their preparations for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea with an crushing win against an inexperienced Spanish side.

In a game played in 30 degrees heat in Piedmontese, the more experience Italian...[read more]

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