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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.


Lebanon meet Fiji Bati in rugby league international at Cronulla

Lebanon vs Fiji 2014

Date: 29/9/14

The date has been set for the Lebanon Cedars and Fiji Bati to meet on Sunday the 19th of October in an international rugby league fixture at Rmondis Stadium in Cronulla just south of Sydney in Australia.


Serbia 45 stun Italy 6 in Rugby League European Championship clash

Serbia defeat Italy in 2014 Rugby League European Cup

Date: 22/9/14

Serbia threw the 2014-15 European Championship B wide open at the half-way stage with their second-ever win over Italy, producing a massive shock at the Makis Stadium, Belgrade to move top of the table on points difference.

The hosts were the more motivated, physical side, delighting their coach Marco Jankovic.


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.”