By Phil Caplan, Date: 26/11/13
Re-branded Super League outfit Salford Red Devils have donated three sets of kit to European nations Serbia, Ukraine and Latvia as part of their commitment to help spread the sport.
Red Star Belgrade will bring one of the great names of European sport to the oldest competition in Rugby League when they are included in the draw for the First Round of the 2019 Challenge Cup next Friday (December 14) at Emerald Headingley – the venue for the first Challenge Cup final in 1897.
SERBIAN RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW
Information on this page was updated - 19/5/2014
Foundation Year - 1953 & 2001
International Team - Serbian Rugby League
Highest finish in World Cup - Played in 2008 & 2013 Rugby League World Cup qualifying games.
Top level domestic competition - Serbia have a 8 team National Championship competition.
The Serbian Rugby League Federation have recruited the services of current Wakefield-Trinity Wildcats coach, Brian Smith, to act as an advisor as the nation prepares for the upcoming Rugby League World Cup qualifiers.
Red Star Belgrade RLFC has today announced an innovative new partnership with Australian-based charity Dev Inno. The partnership will deliver new opportunities for business and entrepreneurship, and will bolster the rugby league club's ambitions to contest in higher profile competitions.
The Serbian Rugby League Federation has issued the following statement after an incident which saw the abandonment of last Saturday’s match with Ireland at Makiš stadium in Belgrade.
Serbian rugby league's future looks bright after their U21 national side confidently defeated the senior Czech team 32-4 away in Vrchlabi.
The 20th Serbian domestic campaign got underway with the now traditional curtain-raiser, the annual Risman Cup challenge match, at the Skolarac stadium in Ub. Team Bev – the Serbian U21s - defeated Team John, their national U19s, 28-16; Valentino Milovanović with two of the victor’s five tries.