Sunday, September 25, 2022

Rugby League in Holland gets boost as host of match offical training

Date: 7/4/16

The Nederlandse Rugby League Bond has hosted a match official education activity in Rotterdam as part of the EU-backed Training and Education Portal project.

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Rotterdam level Dutch Rugby League derby series

Date: 5/8/14

Game two of the NRLB Nationale Kampioenschap at Delft Rugby Club saw Rotterdam City Pitbulls emerge victorious, 30-20, over Amsterdam City Cobras in another thrilling encounter to level the series.

The game was in doubt until the closing stages, Pitbulls skipper Jorge Vazquez outstanding and big Amsterdam prop Kirby McKean their best along with Patrick Ufkes.

Netherlands look to double rugby league participation in schools

Date: 24/9/15

After a successful first year, the Netherlands Rugby League Bond (NRLB) has begun the second year of their rugby league school programme.

It is led my national head coach Kane Krlic and consists of delivering introductory sessions to participants aged between 7-18, while also providing resources and training opportunities for teachers. Last year, the NRLB worked with just under 500 students and have the targeted an ambitious 1000 for this academic session.

Netherlands and Germany name squads for rugby league Test

Date: 31/8/18

The sixth, annual Griffin Cup takes place in Rotterdam tomorrow (Saturday) with the Netherlands looking to hold on to the trophy after winning it for the first time last year, when they defeated Germany 30-18 in Osnabruck.

Domestic rugby league season in Netherlands set to kick off

 

Date: 18/4/17

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.

Over 600 Dutch children get a taste of rugby league

Date: 27/4/15

The Netherlands Rugby League Bond hosted an afternoon of games at the Kongingsdag Sport Festival, where over 1400 children from the surrounding areas worked around a carousel of different well known Dutch sports.

Over 600 enjoyed a 20 minute rugby league coaching session led by NRLB head coach Kane Krlic and three other qualified colleagues, who and were supported by four students from Landsede, the local college.

Netherlands rugby league set to play first international in capital

Date: 28/7/17

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.