Following two victories at the start of 2017, their initial successes in the international arena – beating Uruguay 50-4 and Thailand 44-10 - Hungary rugby league secured the highest rise in the recently published Rugby League International Federation World Rankings, moving up five places to 33rd.
Teams from the capitals of seven European nations will meet in the ‘Capitals of Rugby League 9s’ at the Epitok Sports Field, Budapest this Saturday (8 October)
Match officials from five nations - Malta, Norway, England, Serbia and Hungary - were represented at the latest Training and Education Portal project held in Budapest.
By Phil Caplan, Date: 12/4/13
Marko Nikowitz and Mezes Balint from Budapest have become the first Hungarians to pass the Rugby League European Federation Level One coaching course.
Alongside seven Serbians, they took their theoretical paper at the headquarters of the Serbian RL Federation and passed their practical exam at the SC Inge Stadium under the auspices of Serbian national coach Marko Jankovic and Dragan Radlovic.
Hungary and the Czech Republic meet on an official basis for the first time when they cross swords at KFKI Pálya, Budapest tomorrow (Saturday).
The Hungarian Rugby League Federation has announced they will play a one-off Test match against Ireland, in Budapest on 30 June at NKE Sportpálya; it will be the first time the two nations have met.
The latest activity in the RLEF-EU Leadership Devolution Project has taken place in Budapest, Hungary, with the Hungarian RL Federation overseeing a match officials course and a 9s tournament on the banks of the Danube.
RLEF tutors Phil Smith and Rale Novakovic, as well Italy’s Guido Bonatti, were on hand to lend their experience to Hungarian match official trainees Balint Mezes and Zsolt Lukacs.