Sweden travel to Holland for the initial Test match between the nations today, three weeks after the Dutchmen’s historic first-ever victory away in Germany.
The NRLB has announced an expanded back room staff for their forthcoming internationals away in Germany (26 August) and at home to Sweden, in Amsterdam (9 Sept).
The Netherlands Rugby League Bond has announced two international fixtures, away to Germany and a debut against Sweden - a match that will see Amsterdam stage an international for the first time.
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.
To celebrate their 75th anniversary, the RAF’s regimental rugby league side undertook a three game tour of Holland, returning unbeaten.
The Nederlandse Rugby League Bond has announced a three-game tour of Holland by the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force Regiment. The military men will play two combined club selections before taking on a representative side.
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.
Rotterdam Pitbulls begin the defence of their NRLB title this weekend when they face newcomers Harderwijk Dolphins. In the other match to open proceedings, Amsterdam Cobras play host to Den Haag Knights.
Former American football collegiate player and NFL trialist with home town Cleveland, Monte Gaddis, will join the Amsterdam Cobras as a guest player during the second edition of the revamped Rotterdam nines on Saturday (8 April).
Sides from six nations – Holland, England, Wales, France, Germany and the Czech Republic – will take part in the second, annual Rotterdam 9s, hosted by Rotterdam Pitbulls RLFC on Saturday 8 April at Rotterdamse Studented Rugby Club.