Sunday, April 18, 2021

Teams do battle for place in Spanish Rugby League Cup Final

Date: 3/11/15

Edetans Montcada will face Valencian Warriors and Córdoba Fénix go up against Custodians Madrid Miners on 14 and 15th November for places in the Spanish Cup final.

The third year of competition saw eight sides enter and the quarter finals were held last weekend.

Spain crowned European Championship C winners and stay on RLWC2017 trail

Date: 19/10/15

One of Europe’s newest competing nations has won their first silverware, after Spain ran in 14 tries to trounce Greece 76-4 in the Nikaia Municipality Stadium, Athens and take the European Championship C title.

The win also means that the Spanish become the six side in next autumn’s qualifiers for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, joining seeds Ireland and Wales along with Serbia, Russia and Italy.

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.

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Spanish win puts them a step closer to 2017 RLWC

Date: 27/9/15

RUGBY LEAGUE EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP C : GAME 1 – SPAIN 40 MALTA 30 – Report

A superb first half, characterised by a wonderful hat-trick from man of the match, full-back Dani Garcia saw Spain take the spoils in the opening game of European Championship C, as they beat Malta 40-30 at the Polideportivo Cuatre Carreres Stadium, Valencia.

Three new clubs to play in Valencia as Spanish Rugby League continues to expand

Date: 24/8/15

The AERL - Spanish Association of rugby league - has announced the addition of three new teams for the 2015-16 season in Valencia, bringing the total in the region to 10.

Búfals l'Horta, Olimpic Alaquàs and Paterna Dragons will join the seven existing clubs: Valencian Warriors (2013), Alcoià Comtat (2013), Irreductibles Mislata (2013), Ciencias XIII Valencia (2013), Edetans Montcada (2014), Almogàvers XIII (2014) and Tigers Torrent (2014), in a third year of expansion.

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.

First female rugby league match in Spain

Date: 14/6/15

Custodians Madrid and Getafe Rugby will contest the first women's rugby league match in Spain, today (14/6), in Madrid.

Miguel Angel Montoro, president of AERL Madrid commented, “it is an honour for Madrid to present the first female rugby league match in our country. The hard work of last months has paid off and now we have to enjoy this wonderful day.”

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.

First rugby league coaching courses take place in Andalucia Spain

Date: 26/3/2015

Fresh from graduating as an RLEF Level 1 Coach Educator, Aitor Dàvila of the Asociación Española De Rugby League has delivered the first-ever rugby league coaching course in Andalucia, southern Spain.

Twelve candidates participated in the three-day course in Cordoba, hosted by the Andalucian Rugby League.

Spanish Rugby League growth rewarded with Affiliate membership of RLEF

Date: 1/3/15

The Asociacion Española de Rugby League (AERL) has been accepted as the ninth Affiliate Member of the Rugby League European Federation and its 20th overall.

“Achieving Affiliate Member status is the best possible proof of the strength and seriousness of the Spanish project,” said AERL president Salomé Sansona. “Our new status puts the AERL at the level of some long-established federations and opens the possibility for the first time to play in official RLEF competitions.