Sunday, September 26, 2021

Bosnia and Herzegovina host Serbia in first rugby league international of 2021

Permission has been granted for the first ranking rugby league international of 2021 to go ahead today, complying with all Covid-19 regulations currently in place. Bosnia and Herzegovina will face Serbia at the NK...
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Bosnia and Herzegovina restarts rugby league activities

After a break of more than a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Rugby League Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina has restarted its activities. FIS Vitez hosted Rugby League Club Borac from Banja Luka in a...
Bosnia & Hezegivina v Serbia 2021

Bosnia & Herzegovina 4 Serbia 50 – report

A young Serbian side posted nine tries to run out 50-4 winners away in Bosnia & Herzegovina at the NK Rijeka ground in Vitez, in the first rugby league international staged in 2021. Partisan 1953 prop Djordje...
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Bosnia Herzegovina RL Association awarded observer status

Date: 26/5/18

The Bosnia and Herzegovina Rugby League Association has been accorded observer status of the RLEF.

Bosnia and Herzegovina closer to forming rugby league federation

By Phil Caplan, Date: 29/11/12

The last few weeks have seen a marked increase in rugby league activity in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On 3rd November Banja Luka hosted the ‘Open Championship of the Republic of Srpska’, which saw four Serbian and two Bosnian clubs face each other at 9s.

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New rugby league club in Bosnia and Herzegovina play first game

By Phil Caplan, Date: 12/4/13

Rudar from Stanari - near the city of Doboj in Republic of Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina - have played their first competitive game of rugby league after forming three months ago.

The club, meaning miners because of their links to a nearby coal mine, faced Banja Luka’s White Rabbits, going down 28-0 in front of over 200 fans in a match refereed by Slobodan Manak from the Serbian Rugby League Federation.

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First all-locals match played in Bosnia Herzegovina


By Phil Caplan, Date: 4/10/12

Following the formation of the first club in Republika Srpska, the Serbian enclave in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a second has been formed in the city of Novi Grad, named New Thunder RLFC.

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Opening season of games completed in Bosnia and Herzegovina

By Phil Caplan, Date: 1/11/13

RLC Bjeli Zecevi have emerged as champions from the first season of domestic rugby league competition in Bosnia and Herzegovina, defeating Stanari’s RLC Rudar 36-4 at the city stadium in Doboj, in the final game of a three club, six round campaign.

Bosnia and Herzegovina RL aiming for three clubs in 2013

By Richard Cowley, Date: 25/1/13

Rugby League is a new sport in Bosnia and Herzegovina and locals passionate about rugby league are tackling many issues as they try to get a regular competition up and running.

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RLEF greatly saddened by the passing of Sreten Zec

The Rugby League European Federation has sent its sincerest condolences to the Bosnia and Herzegovina RL after they announced the sudden and tragic passing of founder Sretan Zec. Zec, aged 45 and a scientist,...