Saturday, November 28, 2020
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

Greek Rugby League Championship kicks off

By Phil Caplan, Date: 22/10/13

After months of preparation the inaugural Hellenic Rugby League Championship kicked off at the weekend. 

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...

First Greek coaches get qualified

By Phil Caplan, Date: 27/12/12

Anastasios Pantazidis, Konstantinos Tzevelekos, Ioannis Mavros, Matthew Ashill and Iordanis Bilikaidis have become the first Greek coaches to gain their Level 1 qualification after completion of a two day course in Nikaia, North of Piraeus.

Greek Rugby League

Greek Rugby League Federation formed and accepted

By Phil Caplan, Date:27/8/13

In a major step forward for the on-going development of rugby league in Greece, an Athens Magistrates Court has approved an application for federation status, confirming the creation of the Hellenic Rugby League Federation. As a result, the HRLF has now been accorded official Observer status by the Rugby League European Federation. HRLF will now hold new elections to vote in directors of the new organisation.

Greek Rugby League runs coaching activity with 13 receiving Level 1 qualification

Date: 23/6/15

The final technical activity of the EU-backed Leadership Devolution Project took place in Athens, with 13 local coaches receiving their Level 1 qualification from RLEF coaching manager Martin Crick.

He also delivered educator-training to three Greek trainees, Tasos Pantazidis, Matt Ashill and Nikos Kostakis.

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.

Greek domestic competition could kick-start 2017 RLWC campaign

By Richard Cowley, Date: 24/6/13 While other nations will be heading to the UK for the 2013 RLWC in October, Greece will be looking to start a rugby league competition of their own. The Greeks have slowly been building...
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

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.