SWEDEN AND DENMARK XIII NAME SQUADS FOR NORDIC OPENER

SWEDEN AND DENMARK XIII NAME SQUADS FOR NORDIC OPENER

30th June 2011

Sweden and Denmark XIII have named their squads for the opening Nordic Cup match on Saturday.  RLEF Scandinavia Manager Warren Heilig will observe the clash and expressed his optimism at the growth of the game in Europe’s northern reaches.

"I am so pleased that rugby league is really starting to take hold in Scandinavia and the extended 2011 Nordic Cup is proof of that,” he said. “I would like to show my appreciation to Sweden RL and Danmark RL for their dedication to making sport possible in their nations."

The 18-man Danmark RL party arrives in Sweden on Friday ahead of the game in Gothenberg.  In the 2010 Nordic Cup. Sweden pulled off a shock 20-20 draw with Norway (pictured above).

SWEDEN
Andreas Christensson, Leon Cort (c), Matz Jansson, Filip Karafiat, David Lergesjö, Andreas Schultz (Borås Ravens); Alex Rappestad (Fife Lions); Joakim Svensson (Flisbyen Broncos); Alex Sandercock (Gothenburg Lions); Marcos Centurion, Darren Cudmore, Scott Edwards, Alex Eliasson, Shane Kakau, Johannes Kempe, Kristoffer Nygård, Cormac O’Brien, Ahmed Onapajo, Christian Skogholm, Robert Tabell (Spartacus Reds)

DENMARK XIII
Steve Clarke, Andreas Clipet-Jensen, Morten Dam, Martin Davy, Nikita Fisunov, Bobby Gerome, Eugene Hanrahan, Mark Hewson, Nik Jardin, Nigel Kitching, Lindsey Larsen, Nik Miller, Silas Mubanda-Tenywa, Runa Nordvang, Karl Nørgaard, Llewellyn Pilbeam, Jay Pollard, James Rosenfeldt

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