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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.


RLIF Chairman hails outstanding International Rugby League weekend

Tonga Rugby League

Date: 20/10/14

Rugby League International Federation chairman Nigel Wood was in Dublin on Saturday afternoon to witness Ireland’s shock 22-12 triumph in the second match of the 2014 European Championship.

“It was a wonderful showcase for international rugby league,” he said.


Greece defeat Serbia to win inaugural Balkan Rugby League Championship

Balkan Rugby League Championship

Date: 20/10/14

Greece, fresh from winning European Championship C, added the first-ever Balkan Championship to their trophy cabinet, after defeating Serbia 50-22 in the final, played at Makis Stadium in Belgrade.

In a fast-flowing contest, the Greeks shocked the hosts by racing to a 14-0 lead after just 12 minutes with tries from Sebastien Sell, Billy Tsikrikas and Jake Vrahnos.


Greece face Serbia in first Balkan Rugby League Championships decider

2014 Balkan Rugby League Championships

Date: 19/10/14

Greece and Serbia will meet at the Makiš Stadium in Belgrade this afternoon (Sunday) to decide the first-ever Balkan Championships.

Serbia, with 13 debutants, qualified thanks to a nine-try, 50-0 triumph over Hungary in the inaugural international between the nations; Red Star prop Slobodan Manak, Stefan Nikolić and Milan Ilić each with two tries.


Dublin home advantage help Ireland 22 shock France 12 in Rugby League European Championship match

2014 Rugby League European Championship

Date: 19/10/14

Ireland coach Mark Aston hailed his side’s shock 22-12 win at the Tallaght Stadium, Dublin over favourites France in the Rugby League European Cup as; “Massive, probably one of the biggest in the history of Irish rugby league.”

His side, containing nine debutants and with only three one hour training sessions together, were never behind and willed on by a vociferous home crowd.


Scotland 42 win opening Rugby League European Championship match against Wales 18

2014 Rugby League European Championship

Date: 18/10/14

A virtuoso display from skipper Danny Brough saw Scotland down valiant Wales 42-18 in the opening match of the 2014 European Championship.

The Huddersfield star, who scored 14 points and had a hand in three of his side’s seven other tries, was five years older than the next most senior Scot and relished his role of leader, as the hosts eased to victory in the second half.


It’s unbelievable that in 2014 we can’t watch all major International Rugby League tournaments on TV?

Rugby League TV

Date: 17/10/14

Well the NRL and Super League seasons are over and some of us just want to watch more rugby league. The Four Nations will get a run on our TV screens but what about some of the other international games taking place?


Rugby League European Championship Game 2 – Ireland v France – Preview and Teams

2014 Rugby League European Championship

Date: 16/10/14

Ireland coach Mark Aston has named 12 uncapped players in his 20 man squad for the opening game of their 2014 Rugby League European Championship campaign against France at Tallaght Stadium, Dublin on Saturday afternoon.

St. Helens fullback Shannon McDonnell is set to make his long awaited debut alongside four uncapped domestic players; Casey Dunne, Graham O’Keeffe, Michael Russell and Wayne Kelly.


Rugby League European Championship Game 1 – Scotland V Wales – Preview and Teams

2014 Rugby League European Championship

Date: 15/10/14

Scotland have named eight uncapped players in their 20-man squad for Friday's opening European Championship clash with Wales at Workington.

There are five products of the domestic League with Doncaster full-back David Scott joined by uncapped youngsters Louis Senter and Gregor Ramsay, all three learning the game at Glasgow community club Easterhouse Panthers, plus Edinburgh Eagles teenagers Lewis Clarke and Finn Murphy.