17th April 2014
The first group of nineteen Spanish referees have received their Level 1 qualification following a three-day visit from RLEF tutor Phil Smith in Valencia. The training course supports the first ever Spanish championship, which kicked off in late March between five clubs, and has been included...[read more]
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]
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]
11th April 2014
Four international games have been announced as Test match rugby league comes to Western Europe over the next couple of months. The Nassau Trophy sees Belgium and Spain play home and away; the Orange Cup pits the low countries against each other as Belgium take on...[read more]
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]
8th April 2014
The USARL Pioneers development side finished their two game tour of Jamaica, going down 50-30 to the semi-professional Hurricanes, the cream of the Jamaican game, at the Constant Spring Football Field.
The hosts were in charge 26-14 at half time, but brilliant and determined play...[read more]
7th April 2014
The European Championship B match between Ukraine and Italy, scheduled for Kharkiv on 5 July, has been switched to Italy as the political crisis in Ukraine shows no immediate signs of abating.
In mid-March Ukraine’s 24 May home clash against Russia, also scheduled for Kharkiv,...[read more]
4th April 2014
The Ukrainian Championship has begun despite the ongoing political crisis that has already forced their European Championship B tie against Russia to be switched from its original venue, Kharkov.
Last season, six clubs competed in the top division. The UFRL expanded it to eight for 2014,...[read more]