Despite narrow defeat at the Makis Stadium in Belgrade, Spain’s patient, determined display ensured them their greatest outcome since making their international debut in May 2014.
Serbia face France for the first time in a Test match this afternoon at the NC Makis Stadium in Belgrade (kick off 3pm CET).
Serbia rugby league is celebrating the first game played in the country, which took place 65 years ago yesterday.
As they prepare to face long-time rivals Russia together with Spain in European Championship B - the fixtures doubling as 2021 Rugby League World Cup qualifiers - Serbia expect interest in the sport to peak.
England’s Lions and hosts Serbia have named their squads for the U19 European Championships, to be held at the Makis Stadium, Belgrade from 5-11 August. The winners go through to the semi finals and the losers play in ranking matches.
Belgrade is preparing to host the third European Youth Championships, from 5-11 August, ten years after the last one took place in Prague. Eight nations will take part, with Ukraine – who played in a qualifier with Italy - replacing Russia, after the Bears were forced to pull out due to financial difficulties.
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.
English Lionhearts – Yorkshire have returned unbeaten from a two-game tour of Serbia, their fourth to the country since 2006 and part of a deal that will see the Serbians tour Yorkshire next year and the Lionhearts return to Belgrade in 2020.
Red Star convincingly won their second Serbian Challenge Cup with a 56-6 victory over arch rivals Partizan at the Makis stadium, Belgrade to maintain their unbeaten run in 2018.
The second Balkan Super League kicks off over the weekend with a significant increase in interest. A total of 15 teams took part in five groups of three, including participation from rugby league debutants Albania and Montenegro, together with Greece, joining sides from Serbia, Bulgaria, Turkey and Bosnia Herzegovina. Applications were also received from South Africa and Russia.