The Bosnia and Herzegovina Rugby League Association has been formally recognised, and established its inaugural board following an assembly in Vitez.
The GB Student Pioneers have departed for Bosnia today, on a 10-day tour consisting of two games against a Bosnia RL XII and a 9s tournament.
The ground breaking side, made up of 20 players from 17 universities, will also spend their time spreading the word in local schools, clubs and engaging with the media, to raise the profile of the sport in the country.
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.
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 Lukaâ€™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.
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.
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 â€˜Open Championship of the Republic of Srpskaâ€™, which saw four Serbian and two Bosnian clubs face each other at 9s.
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.