Thursday, October 28, 2021
Ukraine Rugby League 2020

Rugby league makes a comeback in Eastern Europe

There has been a gradual return to rugby league action across eastern Europe following the interruptions of coronavirus. Serbia has been in the vanguard at senior and junior level, with leading club Red Star...
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 Rugby League

Russian Rugby League new sponsor makes an Impact

Date: 12/5/14

Rugby equipment and team wear brand Impact Rugby has become the latest company to join the Russian national rugby league team’s portfolio of partners. The UK based company, which also has offices in Australia and France, has signed on as the official team kit supply partner of the Russian Bears for 2014.

Ukraine 2020 Rugby League Grand Final

Mixed picture for rugby league return in Eastern Europe

Whilst there has been some notable activity in Eastern Europe - not least in Ukraine, Serbia and this weekend scheduled for Albania - greater coronavirus concerns has seen competition postponed in the Czech Republic and delayed in...
Lokomotiv 2014 Russian Rugby League Champions

Lokomotiv are new Russian Rugby League champions

Date: 5/11/14

A 32-10 win over defending champions Vereya at the new CSKA stadium, has seen Moscow side Lokomotiv crowned champions in front of over 1,000 fans in the Russian Rugby League Grand Final.

It was the fifth meeting of the sides this season, with the honours even but Lokomotiv were too strong in a match organised by RTC (Russian transport complex) who took over the financing, organization and promotion to make it compliant with the RF Ministry of Sport regulations.

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

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.

Russia Rugby League

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. 

Russia Rugby League Red Square

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.