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Netherlands Rugby League map

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.

Morocco Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Morocco snapshot and rugby league results

MOROCCAN RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Page updated: 8/3/13

Foundation Year - 1995

International Team - Morocco Rugby League

Highest finish in World Cup - One win Emerging Nations World Cup (2000)

Top level domestic competition - N/A

Malta Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Malta snapshot and rugby league results

MALTA RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Foundation Year - 2004

International Team - Knights

Top level domestic competition - Six teams took part in a 9's rugby league tournament on Maltese soil in October 2007.

Lebanon Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Lebanon snapshot and rugby league results

LEBANESE RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Foundation Year - 1998

International Team - The Cedars

Highest finish in World Cup - One draw in Pool games (2000)

Top level domestic competition - Lebanon's domestic competition has been running since 2002. The Bank of Beirut RL Championship now involves 7 teams.

Latvia Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Latvia snapshot and rugby league results

LATVIA RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Foundation Year - 2006

International Team - Latvia Rugby League

Top level domestic competition - N/A

Kazakhstan Rugby League

Kazakhstan snapshot and rugby league results

KAZAKHSTAN RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Foundation Year - 2006

International Team - Kazakhstan Rugby League

Top level domestic competition - N/A

Japan Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Japan snapshot and rugby league results

JAPAN RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Foundation Year - 1994

International Team - Samurais

Highest finish in World Cup - 6th position Emerging Nations World Cup (2000)

Top level domestic competition - In the early 2000's they had a 3 team competition.

Jamaica Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Jamaica snapshot and rugby league results

JAMAICA RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

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

Foundation Year - 2004

International Team - Reggae Warrirors

Top level domestic competition - Jamaica in 2012 have 8 community club teams, 5 university teams, and 12 high schools and 5 primary schools playing tag rugby league.

Italy Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Italy snapshot and rugby league results

ITALIAN RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

This page was updated 14/3/14

Foundation Year - 1960

International Team - Federazione Italiana Rugby League

Highest finish in World Cup - Runner-up Emerging Nations World Cup Final (2000)

Top level domestic competition - Italy currently has two independant bodies who run rugby league in Italy the FIRL (Official) and the FIRFL.

Rugby League Ireland map

Rugby League Planet – Ireland snapshot and rugby league results

IRELAND RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

This page was last updated 11/4/14

Foundation Year - 1995

International Team - Wolfhounds

Highest finish in World Cup - Qualifying Semi-Final (2008), Quarter Final (2000)

Top level domestic competition - Ireland's domestic rugby league competition has been running since 1997. Ireland currently have 6 teams playing in the Elite League. The competition runs from May through to August. Ireland also run a north and south conference which have 4 teams each. In 2009 histroy was made with the kickoff of a new Northern Ireland 4 team competition.