Sunday, September 25, 2022
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IRL World Rankings: How realistic are they?

The latest IRB world rankings came out on December 10th and show the top four countries, in order, New Zealand, England, Tonga and Australia. The IRL states on its website that world rankings are...
European Rugby League Ball

Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in...
Serbian Rugby League

Signs of a return to rugby league activity in Europe

A round up of potential return to play activity across the RLEF regions following widespread lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, shows a varied picture. Positive signs have come from Czechia where Lukáš Hergott,...
Belgium Rugby League

Tribute paid to Belgium rugby league stalwart

 

One of the stalwart administrators in European rugby league, Yves-Michael Kazadi (On the right in photo), is standing down after ten years - the last five as president - of the Belgium Rugby League Association, due to ill-health.

Belgium Rugby League

Successful rugby league coaching course held in Brussels

Date: 22/6/18

The Belgian Rugby League Association has staged a successful level 1 coaching course in Brussels. Nine candidates attended as part of the RLEF’s Training and Education Portal project, co-funded by the European Commission.

Belgium look to win Tri-Nations decider

Date: 3/9/16

Belgium face the Netherlands this afternoon in Neder Over Hembeek, seeking to win the Western Europe Tri-Nations.

Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands announce triangular series

Date: 13/5/16

Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands have announced the dates of their triangular series. Germany will host the Belgians in Dusseldorf on 6 August before travelling to Rotterdam a week later for the Griffin Cup, contested annually between the two neighbours. The Dutch complete the series on 3 September when they play in Brussels.

Belgium inaugural rugby league championship set for kick-off

 

Date: 14/11/15

The Belgian Rugby League Association has announced the launch of its first-ever rugby league club competition, with four clubs participating in the Belgian Super League, which will end with a Grand Final on 25 June, 2016.

Eagles RL and Cens Academy of Molenbeek, North Brussels Gorillas and East Brussels Broncos make up the competition, with each club playing the other twice.

Final leadership devolution project RL activity undertaken

 

Date: 23/6/15

Delegates from Belgium and the Netherlands attended the French Federation Congress, in the final activity of the 18-month Leadership Devolution Project, which has been supported by the European Union.

The RLEF nations have been involved in programmes fostering good governance and increasing match officials and coaching capacity, with the senior nations acting as mentors.

Coach Benson delighted with Belgium rugby league victory

Date: 21/4/15

Head coach Tony Benson has expressed his delight with Belgium’s 52-12 victory over the Czech Republic in Brussels.

Having reviewed the footage of their nine-try triumph, Benson said, “I am really happy with our progress and the development of depth within the Belgium squad.