Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Albania Rugby League

The goal to grow rugby league in Albania

Ambitious Tirana Rugby Club is leading the charge to grow the sport in Albania and will debut in the Greek competition this season. Rugby league in the European country is in its infancy, but already progress has...
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,...
Greek Rugby League

Greece women to face Serbia in rugby league international

The Greece Women’s side will play their second international, and first at home, against Serbia in Larisa on 11th April. Their inaugural Test match was in Edirne, Turkey last September.

Greek Rugby League

Greek Rugby League sees progress at home after qualifying for World Cup

Following their historic qualification for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, when they were forced to play matches away from home after a dispute over recognition of the official governing body, the signs are that rugby league is beginning to take root in Greece.

Greek Rugby League

Greece trounce Serbia to qualify for 2021 Rugby League World Cup

2021 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP QUALIFIER POOL B – SERBIA 6 GREECE 82 - Report

A ruthless, 16-try display saw Greece claim the 15th and penultimate place in the 2021 World Cup - ensuring their debut in the global competition - at the Makis Stadium in Belgrade.

Greek Rugby League

Greece name squad for Rugby League World Cup qualifiers

Greece have named a cosmopolitan 22-man squad for their final European qualifiers for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. They face Scotland in London and travel to Serbia in Pool B, with the top two going through to the main competition in England, the Greeks aiming to make it for the first time.

Greece Rugby League coach frustrated by bizarre circumstances

Steve Georgallis, the coach of Greece, who will play in the final qualification stages for the RLIF Rugby League World Cup 2021 against Russia and Scotland, is frustrated by the bizarre circumstances that are hindering the planning of the home game against Scotland and consequently the preparation of the squad.

Greek Rugby League

Greek Rugby League could be forced to move World Cup qualifier

The Greek Rugby League Association (GRLA) is on the brink of an historic and difficult decision to move their final RLIF Rugby League World Cup qualification game away from Athens and probably into England. This comes about because of the long-running and baffling arrangement where the Greek government has recognised a rival and unrecognised group governed by the Hellenic Federation of Modern Pentathlon (HFMP).

Greek Rugby League

Encouraging end of year for Greek Rugby League Association

Date: 21/12/18

The Greek Rugby League Association has reported an encouraging end to the year, with reigning champions Rhodes Knights standing top of the league after winning all four of their matches to date. They have been pushed all the way by the sides in second and third, only just defeating Athens pair Attica Rhinos 22-20 away and Aris Eagles 26-22 at home.

Greek Rugby League

Successful level 1 rugby league coaching course delivered to 15 candidates in Athens

Date: 22/4/18

The newly-formed Greek Rugby League Association technical department has run the first part of a successful level 1 coaching course in Athens. It was attended by 15 candidates from Larissa, Crete, Athens, Thessaloniki, Patra and Rhodes, illustrating the growing geographical interest in the sport in the country.