Thursday, December 2, 2021

Rugby League hits Spain as new Championship kicks off

By Phil Caplan, Date: 26/3/14

History was made on Sunday as the first Spanish rugby league championship kicked off with a match between Valencian Warriors and CRAC in Muro de Alcoy, Alicante.

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Spanish Rugby League 9s format, sponsorship and coverage announced

Date: 15/9/14

The inaugural Spanish Rugby League 9s Championship, which begins on 8th November, will see matches played in a festival format in three cities over five rounds.

Kit suppliers Wibo have agreed to sponsor the competition and each round will see three teams play, with an overall classification then being drawn up to determine the three sides who will make the final, which will be held in the city of the highest ranking team.

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Interview with the new head coach of Spanish Rugby League

Date: 11/12/13

Darren Fisher, Spanish Rugby League coach, responded to his first Rugby League questions in Spain on the Balon Oval website with Juan Maria Garcia Talona.

BARLA tour Spain in two match rugby league series

Date: 17/4/15

The growth of rugby league in Spain will be further supported by a visit from BARLA Youth to Valencia later this month for two matches against Spanish youth national teams.

The Spanish U23s will play the best from the British community clubs on 21 April, and the U21s will face the tourists two days later.

Valencian Warriors win Spanish Rugby League Cup Final

Date: 10/7/15

Valencian Warriors picked up their first silverware, defeating Irreductibles Mislata 32-12, in the second Spanish Cup final.

Warriors only led 12-8 at half time, three second half tries in 15 minutes seeing them home.

Centre Christian Domínguez crossed twice for the victors, Richi Perelló doing likewise for Irreductibles, who lost in the final for the second consecutive year.

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Irreductibles Edetans take inaugural Spanish RL Championship

Date: 17/6/14

Irreductibles Edetans have won the first-ever Spanish ‘Campeonato Nacional de Liga’, finishing top of the league ladder by two points from Ciencias Rugby Valencia.

Four teams played six matches each from March to June, with only four points separating them after the final round of games.

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Spanish rugby league look to add two coach educators ahead of new season

 

 

Date: 26/10/17

Two new Spanish coach educator-candidates continued their development journey in Valencia, as the Asociacion Española de Rugby League hosted a Level 1 coaching course before the start of its new season. The course, which was also attended by Rugby League Ireland’s Wayne Kelly, was a part of the EU-backed Training and Education Portal project, and built around a Valencian 9s tournament played between six clubs.

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CRAC win first round of Spanish Rugby League 9s in valencia

Date; 10/11/14

The home side, CRAC (CR Alcoià Comtat) won the first tournament in the new WIBO Spanish 9s series which kicked off in Alicante.

Spain look to clinch World Cup Qualifiers berth

Date: 15/10/15

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP C MATCH 3 – GREECE V SPAIN - PREVIEW

A draw or win in Greece will see Spain win European Championship C and take the final berth in the 2106 World Cup Qualifiers – Europe.

Darren Fisher’s men head to the K2 field of the Olympic Stadium in Athens on Saturday, October 17th 2015 (kick-off at 4.30 pm local time) in confident mood after a 40-30 home win over Malta last time out.

Expanded Spanish Rugby League championship kicks off

Date: 2/12/15

The opening round of matches have been held in the new Spanish Rugby League Championship, which has been expanded to eight teams.

The third season of domestic games will see the sides split into East – Valencia & Catalonia, and West – Madrid & Andalucía, conferences for the first time.