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Czech Republic 8 Malta 34 - Rugby League European Championship C, Game 2

Czech Republic Rugby LeagueMalta Rugby League

Date: 15/7/14

A hat trick from full back Andrew Muscat was the highlight as Malta made it one win from two in European Championship C, beating the Czech Republic 34-8 at the Tis Rugby League Field, Havlickuv Brod.

A crowd of over 300 saw the hosts take the lead in the seventh minute, Czech captain Petr Šedina kicking a penalty.

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Chairman hails Rugby League growth throughout Europe

Rugby League European FederationDate: 12/7/14

Rugby League European Federation chairman Maurice Watkins CBE, has hailed the continued progress of the organisation, with the publication of its annual report.

Watkins, Joint Senior Partner in a prominent law firm and former Director of Manchester United among a host of other top level sporting roles, became RLEF chairman in August 2012.

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Rugby League European Championship C, Game 2 - Czech Republic prepare for Maltese threat

Date: 11/7/14

Czech Republic make their debut in European Championship C when they face Malta on Saturday evening (12th July) at the Tis Rugby League Field, Havlickuv Brod.

It is the first time the two nations have played each other in an official Test match and the Maltese will be hoping for a turnaround in fortunes after their home 32-18 loss to Greece in game one of the tournament.

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2014 Rugby League International Wrap: Part 2

By Matthew Brown, Date: 8/7/14

After focusing on the America’s and Africa last blog, it’s now time to turn our attention to the rest of the Rugby League world, Europe, Asia and Oceania. But first a roundup of the most recent Commonwealth Games tournament from Glasgow.

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Italy 54 Ukraine 12 - Rugby League European Championship B, Match 4

Italy Rugby LeagueUkraine Rugby League

Date: 6/7/14

A hat-trick from barnstorming debutant centre, XIII Del Ducato’s Raffaele Dalla Ragione was the highlight as new-look Italy won their opening game in European Championship B.

Paul Broadbent’s side, which included six debutants and was almost exclusively made up of players from the domestic competition proved too strong at the Stadio comunale di Teglio Veneto in Gemona, scoring ten tries in all and leading 26-0 at half time.

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Rugby League European Championship B, Match 4 - Italy V Ukraine - Preview

Italy Rugby League Ukraine Rugby League

Date: 4/7/14

A new-look Italy make their bow in this year’s competition on the back of their 2013 World Cup exploits, facing Ukraine in Gemona tomorrow (Saturday) who are looking for their first success in their third match.

For the first time, seven Italian clubs are represented in the 20-man squad, with an initial contingent from Lions Brescia.

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2014 Rugby League International Wrap: Part 1

By Matthew Brown, Date: 2/7/14

In the last few months we’ve seen International Rugby League flourishing in all parts of the World! No I’m not talking about just the North of England, the F3 from Brisbane to Sydney and Auckland, I mean ALL AROUND THE WORLD! Here are a few snippets of news from around the globe from Rugby League!

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Rugby League European Championship C, Game 1 – Malta 18 Greece 32 – Match Report

Date: 30/6/14

The President of Malta, H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, watched as her national side were defeated by Greece, 32-18, in the opening fixture of European Championship C at the FC Melita Stadium near Pembroke.

She was accompanied by Greek ambassador to Malta, Alexandros Rallis who saw hooker Liam Sue-Tin turn in a man of the match performance for the visitors.

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Rugby League Commonwealth Championship Day 2 - Papua New Guinea beat Australia to take gold, Wales secure Bronze

2014 Rugby League Commonwealth ChampionshipsBy Ian Golden, Date: 28/6/14

Papua New Guinea won the tournament, a nines event open only to under 19s, beating favourites Australia 22-8 in the Final.

Wales took Bronze in the first ever Rugby League Commonwealth Championship in Glasgow on Saturday after beating Canada 20-8. All of Wales’ players came from the South Wales Scorpions club.

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