Friday, September 17, 2021
Russian Rugby League

Vereya win Russian Rugby League 9s as domestic season commences

By Phil Caplan, Date: 27/4/13

The Russian domestic season got underway in the Moscow Region with men’s, women’s and colleges 9-a-side tournaments. Vereya Bears won the eight-team men’s competition, while southern university side Don State won the women’s and college’s Gagarin Cups.

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Russia win Euro 9’s rugby league tournament in Belgrade

Date: 10/7/15

Fresh from their victory over Ukraine in Belgrade, which saw them make the 2016 European Qualifiers for the 2107 World Cup, Russia won a Euro 9s tournament in the city.

Six nations participated divided in the two groups, with winners of each playing in the final for the trophy. Serbia won Group A beating Hungary 36-0 and Czech Republic 14-8, the Czechs taking second place after defeating the Hungarians 24-4.

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Stalwart Russian Rugby League administrator stands down

By Phil Caplan, Date: 12/2/14

Long-serving rugby league official and the founder of the game in Russia, Edgard Taturyan has stepped down from the presidency of the Russian Association of Rugby League Clubs (ARLK), ending an unbroken association with the sport dating back to 1989. 

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Rugby League hits Red Square in Russia

By Richard Cowley, Date: 1/6/13

The Russian Rugby League have participated in the 90-year anniversary of All-Russia physical culture and sports by hosting a Rugby League Tournament in Red Square.

Renewed optimism within Russian Rugby League

By Phil Caplan, Date: 27/12/12

As rugby league stands on the threshold of a big World Cup year, members of the Russian RL leadership have expressed a single unity of purpose and cautious optimism.

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Vereya romp to Russian Rugby League Championship

By Phil Caplan, Date: 13/11/13

Vereya, Russia’s most successful rugby league club, has again been crowned champions after a comprehensive aggregate win over Moscow Storm. It is the Bears’ fourth successive title and came after they beat Storm 52-12 in the first leg and wrapped up the title with another emphatic win, 52-10, in Naro-Fominsk.

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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.

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Association of Russian Rugby League clubs receive support from Anatoly Karpov

The Association of Russian Rugby League clubs has received support and backing from former chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov, who is chair of the nation’s Federation of National and Non-Olympic Sports (RUNNKS). Corresponding with ARLC...
Serbian Rugby League 2020

European Rugby League board confirm revised international schedule

Following consultation with member federations, European Rugby League (ERL) has reviewed the European international competitions scheduled for 2021. Taking into account the effects of the global pandemic on nation’s abilities to host and travel under...
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.