Tuesday, September 26, 2023
European Rugby League

Rugby League European Federation undergoes rebranding

The Rugby League European Federation (RLEF), which currently administers the sport in the northern hemisphere has completed its re-imaging exercise, now becoming European Rugby League (ERL) as its public-facing brand. The name change was...

Russia defeat Italy and finish 2nd on Rugby League European Championship B table

Date: 17/9/15


New Russia coach Denis Korolev saw his side triumph at the Fili Stadium, Moscow, in front of over 1,000 fans; three tries in eight minutes leading up to the half hour proving to be decisive.

“It was the best possible performance we could have put in seeing as the team had only been assembled at short notice,” he said.


Toa Samoa and Mate Ma’a Tonga squads announced

Date: 28/4/17

Toa Samoa and Mate Ma’a Tonga have announced their squads ahead of Saturday’s historic International Rugby League triple-header at Campbelltown Sports Stadium.

European Shield Preview: Game 6 – Russia V Serbia

By Phil Caplan, Date: 21/9/12

The final game of the year in the 2012-13 European Shield will take place on Saturday in Naro-Fominsk, just outside Moscow. Table-toppers Russia, who defeated Italy a fortnight ago at the same venue, are looking to double their two point lead at the helm against Serbia.

Latin Heat

Friends of International Rugby League gather in Brisbane Saturday

Date: 23/5/18

Pivotal rugby league officials from as diverse a selection as the USA, Italy, the Philippines and Latin America will speak on Saturday evening at a special gathering of international rugby league pundits in Brisbane.

Czech Republic Rugby League

Czech Republic 8 Malta 34 – Rugby League European Championship C, Game 2

Malta Rugby League

Date: 15/7/14

A hat trick from full back Andrew Muscat was the highlight as Malta made it one win from two in European Championship C, beating the Czech Republic 34-8 at the Tis Rugby League Field, Havlickuv Brod.

A crowd of over 300 saw the hosts take the lead in the seventh minute, Czech captain Petr Šedina kicking a penalty.

2014 Rugby League Pacific International Fiji vs Samoa – Double Header?

Date: 26/11/13

Well it's finally locked in (We think)! The 2014 Pacific international will go ahead as planned with the winner booking a place in the 2014 Rugby League Four Nations.

Exciting times ahead for Rugby League European Federation

By Phil Caplan, Date: 1/3/12

Rugby League European Federation chairman Maurice Watkins has hailed another robust year of strategic growth following a Board Meeting in Leeds. Six months into the role, Watkins lauded the RLEF’s role in expanding the sport’s frontiers and increasing participation numbers, while at the same time strengthening its affiliated organisations.

Rugby League European Federation receives massive financial and support boost

Date: 23/12/15

Rugby league in Europe has received a record-breaking financial boost to end what has been a pioneering season for the sport on the continent.

The RLEF has been awarded a biggest-ever grant of €466.000 from the European Union’s Erasmus+ programme - one of only 22 projects selected for funding from over 330 eligible applications - for a three year scheme which includes 21 nations.

British Lions Rugby League

Kangaroo, Kiwi and Lions Tours back on the schedule


Date: 9/5/17

The next four-year International Rugby League calendar has been confirmed today (May 9th 2017) at a meeting of the Board of the Rugby League International Federation in Sydney. Headlining the calendar is the return of Kangaroos and Lions Tours.