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Espana Rugby League

Ciencias Valencia claim inaugural Spanish Rugby League Cup

Date: 30/6/14

Ciencias Valencia have picked up their first silverware, winning the inaugural Spanish Cup on a sweltering afternoon in the city.

The final of the six-team tournament was a triangular competition of three 40 minute games, also involving Alcoià Comtat de Alicante and newly-crowned league champions Irreductibles Edetans.

Rugby League in schools program launched in Spain

Date: 4/2/15

Rugby league is being introduced to schools in Spain with the first part of a programme launched successfully in Guadassuar, Valencia.

More than 100 children aged between 8 and 14 participated in the two days led by Tony Palacios, director of the college of Spanish referees and Aitor Dàvila, director of college coaches.

Spanish Rugby League

Spanish Rugby League looking for coaches and players for new Madrid club

Date: 16/10/13

The Espana Rugby League that was founded earlier this year and are planning to establish the 2014 LIGA ESPAÑOLA DE RUGBY LEAGUE  and COPA DE ESPAÑA DE RUGBY LEAGUE.

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.

Italy and Spain join forces to grow rugby league

Date: 31/1/15

FIRL (Federazione Italiana Rugby League) and AERL (Spanish Association of Rugby League) have agreed to collaborate on the joint development of rugby league in both countries.

The agreement, which initially covers the next two years, provides a working framework to continue to build the sport in both countries, along with international fixtures.

Bath link with Spain

España Rugby League become co-owners of Bath club

In a move believed to be a first for the sport, the governing body of Spain - the Asociación Española de Rugby League – has become co-owners of Bath RL, who play in the West of England...
Spanish Rugby League

First Spanish rugby league match officials qualified

Date: 17/4/2014

The first group of nineteen Spanish referees have received their Level 1 qualification following a three-day visit from RLEF tutor Phil Smith in Valencia. The training course supports the first ever Spanish championship, which kicked off in late March between five clubs.

Espana Rugby League 9s

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 will face Belgium in rugby league international in May

Date: 18/5/14

The AERL - Spanish Association of Rugby League - is working hard to promote the sport in the country, the national team – who face Belgium in their first-ever international on May 24th having taken delivery of the inaugural kit – exclusive picture below.