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Georgia and Palestine attend Rugby League European Federation Annual Conference

Date: 21/8/14

Twenty-four countries - 21 Members and Observers and three unranked nations – will attend Friday’s twelfth RLEF Annual Council Meeting and Conference at Brunel University, West London, ahead of this weekend’s Tetley’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley, where they will be guests.


Serbia prepare for clash with Italy in Rugby League European Championship B

Serbia vs Italy in 2014 Euro Championship

Date: 18/9/14

Serbia coach Marko Janković has named four uncapped players in his 20-man squad for match six of European Championship B 2014-5 as his men face Italy at the Makiš Stadum, near iconic Lake Ada, in Belgrade on Saturday (20th September).


Why rugby league needs to enforce one nation for life rule

By Matthew Brown, Date: 10/9/14

Coming at the end of this year is one of the most exciting tournaments for international Rugby League fans, The Four Nations. Instead of it being a true indication of how far International Rugby League has come since the 2013 World Cup, we yet again have many cases where the richer are getting richer and the poorer poorer.


2015 Rugby League World Club Series expands

2015 Rugby League World Club Series

Date: 5/9/14

The best Rugby League players in the world will collide in 2015 in a newly-expanded six-team World Club Series.

The annual clash between the First Utility Super League champions and the Telstra NRL Premiers will again take centre stage next February. But in 2015 the two Grand Final winners will be joined by two other clubs from each competition.


Rugby League European Federation increasing coaches throughout Europe

Date: 3/9/14

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 Project.


International Rugby League Wrap August - USA, South Africa, Ireland, Russia and more

By Matthew Brown, Date:29/8/13

In the last month there has been a lot of International activity going on in Rugby League. Everywhere from Europe to the Americas and even Africa has witnessed the great game of the XIII man code. Here are a few highlights from the last month.


Rugby League participation up dramatically in Wales, Jamaica, Serbia and Ukraine

Date: 29/8/14

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 contributing in a very practical way to the direction in which the RLEF travels.”


Ireland Wolfhounds have won the inaugural Rugby League Celtic Nations Cup

Ireland Rugby LeagueBy Ian Golden, Date: 24/8/14

Ireland Wolfhounds have won the inaugural Rugby League Celtic Nations Cup following a 28-22 win over Wales Dragonhearts in Colwyn Bay on Saturday.

A 19-point win would have given Wales the title but instead they’ll pick up the wooden spoon following their 18-16 loss in Scotland a fortnight ago.


Rugby League International Federation welcome developments in Pacific Region

Date: 15/8/14

The announcement earlier this week that the National Rugby League in Australia is implementing a programme to continue the development of the sport in the Pacific Nations has been welcomed by the International Federation.