Monday, September 21, 2020
Russian Rugby League tackle

Russia’s fight for rugby league recognition

Russian rugby league has faced challenge after challenge in its battle for survival, but a committed band of individuals have refused to give up and are dreaming big. Unrecognised officially and facing opposition from rival rugby union,...
Serbian Rugby League

Signs of a return to rugby league activity in Europe

A round up of potential return to play activity across the RLEF regions following widespread lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, shows a varied picture. Positive signs have come from Czechia where Lukáš Hergott,...
Russian Association of Rugby League Clubs

Russian Rugby League Board appoint new president

The Association of Russian Rugby League Clubs board of directors has announced Alexander Kolikov as its new president. Kolikov has been involved with the sport in the country since 1983, and as a highly...
Russia Rugby League

New start for rugby league in Russia

A new board of directors has been appointed by the governing body for rugby league in Russia, the ARLC,  together with exciting plans for the future - after assistance from the Rugby League European Federation.

Russia Rugby League Coach Denis Korolev

Russian Rugby league coach spends week in France

Date: 18/1/19

In preparation for their 2021 Rugby League World Cup qualifiers with Scotland and either Greece or Norway in the autumn, Russia head coach Denis Korolev has been a guest at Toulouse Olympique, observing their season preparations for the UK Championship under former French international Sylvain Houles.

Russian Association of Rugby League Clubs

Russian team CSKA win first Army Unity rugby league cup

 

Date: 29/3/18

A Vasili Drozdov goal, conveting a last-gasp try from centre Dmitri Leskov, sealed an astonishing comeback from Moscow's CSKA, as they defeated Partizan from Belgrade 38-36 in the inauguaral Army Unity Cup at the MBA Stadium.

Russia v Serbia and Rugby League match

Famous Serbian and Russian clubs join forces in RL tie up

Date: 23/2/18

The rugby league clubs of Partizan Belgrade and CSKA Moscow have announed a a joint initiative that will see Partizan tour Moscow from the 23-26th March, to initiate a twinning arrangement.

Russian Rugby League Championship 2017

Expanded Russian rugby league season ends with Moscow derby

 

Date: 14/11/17

CSKA Moscow have been crowned Russian rugby league champions following their 28-22 derby victory over Spartak Moscow in the Grand Final, at the Fili Rugby Stadium.

More coaches and match officials qualified in Russian RL

 

Date: 19/6/17

The RLEF has concluded a week-long technical seminar in Moscow which has resulted in the qualification of six level 1 coaches, five level 1 match officials and, significantly, three level 1 coach educators and the provisional qualification of one level 1 match official educator; providing the Russian Association of Rugby League Clubs (ARLK) with a degree of self-sufficiency.

Russian Association of Rugby League Clubs

Re-formed and expanded Russian rugby league championship set for kick off

Date: 28/4/17

Re-formed and rejuvenated, the Russian rugby league championship is set to kick off this weekend when CSKA Moscow play Sparta from historic cathedral city Kostroma, situated 330 kilometres north east of the capital, in the Centre Conference.