A new governing body for rugby league in Germany, Nationaler Rugby League Deutschland, has been approved by the Rugby League European Federation following the dissolution of the original board, which lost is Affiliate Member status in September 2014 for breaches of the RLEF’s governance rules.
By Phil Caplan, Date: 8/9/12
Warrington Wolvesâ€™ 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.
By Phil Caplan, 18/2/13
Warrington Wolves performance department played host to Rugby League Deutschland Head Coach Dan Stocks and Head of Development Uwe Jansen, building upon the relationship started last year to support the progress of the sport in Germany.
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.
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.