Saturday, November 28, 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...
Greek Rugby League

Rugby League team Rhodes Knights are champions of Greece

Date: 13/5/14

Rhodes Knights are the Greek Rugby League champions after a successful, inaugural National Rugby League Championship season.

The islanders defeated Aris Petroupolis 46-14, in Athens to cap a dominant season which kicked off last October.

Greek Rugby League

Greece gears up for Czech rugby league clash

Date: 29/9/14

Table-topping Greece have named a powerful 30-man squad for the third and final European Championship C match, in Athens, on 11 October.

Coach Matt Ashill, a Welshman by birth but long-time resident of Athens, is keen to see the local players mix further with some of the elite overseas-based ones such as Michael Korkidas and Gateshead Thunder half-back Jordan Meads.

Greece coach names initial squad for European Championship C Tournament

Date: 14/9/15

Greece head coach Matthew Ashill has announced a train-on squad for the October matches against Malta and Spain in European Championship C.

The winners will gain the final place in the 2016 European Qualifiers for the World Cup the following year, alongside Wales, Ireland, Serbia, Russia and Italy.

Ukraine 2020 Rugby League Grand Final

Mixed picture for rugby league return in Eastern Europe

Whilst there has been some notable activity in Eastern Europe - not least in Ukraine, Serbia and this weekend scheduled for Albania - greater coronavirus concerns has seen competition postponed in the Czech Republic and delayed in...
Greek Rugby League

Five rugby league teams involved as Greek second division championship gets underway

Date: 29/10/14

Further to the national side’s success in the Balkan Championship and European C, three new teams - taking the total to five - will play in the Greek Second Division Championship this season.

For the first time, all will face each other home and away as the Hellenic Federation looks to build greater opportunities, especially for the increasing number of new players attracted to the sport.

Greek rugby league association awarded observer status

Date: 24/3/17

The RLEF has granted Observer status to the Greek Rugby League Association. The GRLA, which is registered in Athens, was incorporated on 28 February 2017 and is the governing body of the four clubs that participate in the domestic competition; Patras, Rhodes Knights, Aris Eagles and Attica Rhinos.

Greece Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Greece snapshot and rugby league results


This page was updated on the 14/4/14

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International Team - Titans

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Greek Rugby League

Greek Rugby League report significant progress

Date: 18/12/17

Greek Rugby League is reporting significant progress as their current domestic season begins to take shape.

Greek Rugby League

Rhodes Knights into Greece Rugby League Championship Final

By Phil Caplan, Date: 24/3/14

With their fifth straight victory, Rhodes Knights has booked a place in the inaugural Greek Rugby League Championship final in May.

The Knights now stand on 15 points, three ahead of second placed Aris Petroupolis in the five-team league.