Czech rugby league player/coach David Lahr has reduced his 50-man initial training squad to 28 for the European Championship C match with Malta in mid-July, after three training sessions in recent weeks, each over five hours in duration.
The annual CZRLA International 9s Tournament, held in Pardubice, has been won by the Skane club, from Sweden, ensuring that each of the 4 years of the competition has produced 4 different winners from 4 different countries, with the recently rebranded Roosters following Lebanon’s LAU, BARLA Youth, and the Belgrade Selection in being crowned champions.
By Andy Mulhall, Date: 1/10/14
Lokomotiva Beroun have won a third successive Czech Rugby League Championship. The first club to be established in the country in 2007 they dropped only 1 game, their first round clash against the Czech Rabbitohs on their way to securing their fourth Czech Championship.
Two tries in three minutes at the start of the second half saw the Czech Republic emerge triumphant, 26-6, against Hungary at the KFKI Sporttelep in Budapest.
By Phil Caplan, Date: 19/2/14
The current CZRLA Second Division Grand Final winners Chrudim Angels have been rebranded the Rabbitohs after entering into a strategic partnership with Australian powerhouse club South Sydney, owned by Russell Crowe.
By Phil Caplan, Date: 30/5/13
A total of 13 new match officials, many with links to CZRLA clubs, have qualified as match officials after a dual language course. Theory sessions were run in the morning with practicals worked in tandem with a second division tournament in the afternoon, where the candidates where either shadowed as referees by tutors or worked as touch judges.