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Netherlands v Germany 2018 in Rugby League Test

Netherlands retain rugby league’s Griffin Cup

Date: 4/9/18

Two late tries, from teenage debutant Arie-Tjerk Schultz and Amsterdam Cobras winger David Bos, ensured that the Netherlands retained the Griffin Cup, with a 38-22 win over Germany at the Sparta Stadium in Rotterdam. They won the Cup for the first time in five attempts last season and head coach Kane Krlic was delighted that his side kept the trophy on home soil.

Dutch qualify rugby league coaches and match officials and Belgium come on board

By Phil Caplan, Date: 4/5/13

A group of Dutch coach and match official tutors and candidates have completed a course in Rotterdam.

RLEF Coaching Manager Martin Crick and his match officials counterpart Steve Davis oversaw the sessions which were led by Jason Bruygoms and Timo Meinders (coaching), and Bruygoms and Misaele Vakadranu (match officials). Successful completion means that the NRLB graduated from the three-year RLEF technical strategy.

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Netherlands rugby league set for restart

After 18 months of inactivity due to the coronavirus pandemic, Netherlands Rugby League has made plans for a return to action. A three week 9s tournament, beginning on 26 June has been planned, with a Grand Final...
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Rugby League Planet – Netherlands snapshot and rugby league results

NETHERLANDS RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Information on this page was updated - 11/3/2014

Foundation Year - 2003

International Team - Netherlands Rugby League

Highest finish in World Cup - One win, World Cup Qualifying game (2008 RLWC)

Top level domestic competition - Summer season involving 4 rounds plus finals.

Knights v Pitbulls meet in Dutch 2017 Grand Final

Netherlands rugby league Grand Final pits Rotterdam with Den Haag

Date: 7/6/17

Saturday will see the end of the most comprehensive Dutch championship so far, with Rotterdam Pitbulls and Den Haag Knights facing each other in the Grand Final at the Rotterdamse Studenten RC.

Netherlands Rugby League start programme working in schools

Date: 28/11/15

Netherlands Rugby League Bond has started a new programme working in schools for children with special educational needs. National captain Emmerson de Werk begun the project, delivering one hour sessions to five groups at Mijnschool in Harderwijk.

Netherlands rugby league status upgraded to affiliate member of RLEF

 

Date: 28/6/17

Following the RLEF’s 15th annual congress, held in Belgrade, the Nederlandse Rugby League Bond has been elevated from observer to affiliate member status, taking the total number of members to 19 - with an additional 14 observer nations alongside.

Fourth Netherlands RL Grand Final to be held on Saturday

Date: 6/7/18

The fourth NRLB Grand Final tomorrow (Saturday) in Rotterdam will see a new name on the trophy, as Amsterdam Cobras and Den Haag Knights – who have been defeated in each of the previous finals – clash for the silverware.

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Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in...
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Netherlands Rugby League announce new head coach

Date: 16/7/14

Netherlands Rugby League has appointed Kane Krlic as their new coach.

He has formerly worked for the RFL and Sheffield Eagles as a community officer, with development clubs in the Midlands and the University of Derby team.