The Latvian Rugby League has hosted the latest activity in the Leadership Devolution Project, as three Spanish, two Polish and one Scottish coach tutor-trainees joined their two Latvian colleagues in the beautiful setting of Sigulda, 50km north east of the capital Riga, nestling on the edge of the Gauja national park.
LATVIA RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW
Foundation Year - 2006
International Team - Latvia Rugby League
Top level domestic competition - N/A
By Phil Caplan, Date: 4/11/13
A 22-16 victory over Livonia in the final round of matches saw Valmieras Fēnikss claim the Latvian Rugby League domestic crown.
The Latvian Rugby League Federation has hosted a Level 1 coaching course in Riga which resulted in Vilmars Sokolovs and Aivis Asmanis receiving their coach educator qualification, and three new coaches qualified. RLEF coaching manager Martin Crick was supported by Polska Rugby XIII officials in delivering the course.
By Phil Caplan, Date: 18/4/13
Scotland Rugby League has hosted three delegates from Latvia who observed the Braveheartsâ€™ U15 and U16 national camp held at Sportscotlandâ€™s National Centre in Largs.
Also, as part of the RLEFâ€™s European Commission-backed Governance Foundation Project, the trio participated in an SRL Board meeting, the trip forming the second phase of an exchange after SRL National Development Manager Mark Senter visited Riga in December 2012.