Sunday, September 26, 2021

Warrington Wolves build partnership with Germany Rugby League

By Phil Caplan, Date: 8/9/12

Warrington Wolves’ Youth Development team will enter into a formal partnership with Rugby League Deutschland (RLD) following a successful visit to the Heidelberg region by John Bastian.

Simon Cooper playing against Czech Republic in 2008

RLEF pays tribute to German Pioneer Simon Cooper

The Rugby League European Federation has been desperately saddened to hear of the passing of German rugby league founder, player, coach and former president Simon Cooper, after his long, brave and determined battle with aggressive blood cancer...
German Rugby League Hall of Fame

Rugby League Germany launch Hall of Fame with first inductee

The Board of Nationaler Rugby League Deutschland e.V. has inaugurated a Hall of Fame on the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of Germany’s first international rugby league encounter, a seven-a-side match with Holland in 2005.
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,...
Germany Rugby League

German rugby league youngsters relish French tour

By Phil Caplan, 10/4/13

An Easter tour by Heidelberg Lions under-16s included an historic first rugby league match between French and German teams.

The visitors defeated a local development selection 16-6 in the Perpignan suburb of Baho with German U16 international Florian Rambow scoring the first and last tries.

“I had a lot fun playing and I love the pace of this game. I would like to play League more often,” he said.

Germany Rugby League

Germany and Netherlands name squads for annual Griffin Cup

The seventh, annual Griffin Cup will be staged in Gnarrenburg, Germany this Saturday (kick off 4pm) with the hosts looking to regain the trophy. They won the first four encounters starting in 2013, when they were triumphant 28-22 in Heidleberg, but have been defeated in the last two clashes, including last year’s clash in Rotterdam, when the Dutch prevailed 38-22.

German Rugby League

Germany narrowly win Griffin Cup in Rotterdam

Date: 23/8/16

Germany retained the Griffin Cup but only just, after an impressive display from a new-look Dutch side, the visitors holding on to triumph 8-6 last week in Rotterdam.

Germany Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Germany snapshot and rugby league results

GERMANY RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Information on this page was updated - 11/3/2014

Foundation Year - 2005

International Team - Rugby League Deutschland

Top level domestic competition - Germany currently have 4 Rugby League teams.

Germany receive boost with match official educators graduating

 

Date: 14/7/16

A training course in Hattingen, Germany, has resulted in two host and two Irish Level 1 match official educators and six new referee’s qualified, as part of the EU-backed Training and Education Portal project.

Germany Rugby League

UK Super League Leeds Rhinos player Keinhorst named in Germany squad

Date: 23/7/18


Following the completion of their domestic season - Moorteufel taking the 2018 title - the Germany coaching staff has named their squad for the 2021 World Cup qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Norway, and the annual Griffin Cup clash with the Netherlands.