Sunday, December 6, 2020
Serbian Rugby League

Signs of a return to rugby league activity in Europe

A round up of potential return to play activity across the RLEF regions following widespread lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, shows a varied picture. Positive signs have come from Czechia where Lukáš Hergott,...
Turkey Rugby League

Kadikoy Bulls win inaugural Turkey Rugby League U18s title

Undefeated Kadikoy Bulls’ 26-22 victory over Kandira in Turkey Rugby League’s inaugural U18 Grand Final is another significant milestone in the sport’s international development.

Turkey Rugby League

Historic weekend for European Rugby League

For the first time, two full women’s internationals took place on the same day, marking a milestone weekend for the RLEF, with a number of historic fixtures. Canada Ravens beat Serbia Women 34-6 in Belgrade, the hosts making their international debut in the female game, whilst Turkey continue their rapid progression overcoming debutants Greece Women in Edrine, 40-4. 

Turkey v Ukraine

Turkey face Ukraine in U19s European Championship qualifier

Turkey will face Ukraine this Saturday (31 August) at the Beylerbeyi Stadium, Istanbul to determine the eighth nation to play in the 2020 U19s European Championship (kick off 3pm).

Turkey v Greece in Rugby League Internationals

Turkey and Greece to meet in historic double-header

The Turkish and Greek Rugby League Associations have agreed to stage an historic double-header at the Aysekadin Yerleskesi Futbol Stadium in the city of Edirne, on Saturday the 14 September. Their women’s sides will meet first followed by the men, with all the players from the respective domestic competitions.

Turkey held on to overcome Italy 18-14 in a pulsating women’s international

Women’s and Wheelchair European Rugby League championships launched

Following its first-ever Congress in Istanbul, Turkey, the RLEF has announced the creation of two new European Championships, beginning in 2023, for the wheelchair and women’s game.

Turkey Rugby League

Turkey Rugby League reports major increase in participation

Date: 18/1/19

The Turkish Rugby League Association has reported considerable growth as the champions of the men’s and women’s games have been crowned. Kadikoy Bulls defeated Ankara Phrygians 28-18 in the men’s Grand Final, whilst Izmir Batı Gücü also defeated the Phrygians, 8-4, in a double-header staged at the IBB Maltepe Sahil Sport Center, in Istanbul.

Turkey Rugby League

Turkey awarded membership of Rugby League European Federation

Date: 6/11/18

The Turkish Rugby League Association has become the 21st member of the Rugby League European Federation. They have been upgraded from Observer status after increases in participation and instituting enhanced governance procedures.

Turkey Rugby League

Turkey claim inaugural Balkan Rugby League 9s

Date: 12/8/18

As part of the festival of rugby league surrounding the U19 European Championships in Belgrade, Turkey have won the inaugural Balkan 9s at the NCS, Makis.

Turkey Rugby League

First rugby league international successfully staged in Turkey

Date: 13/7/18

Turkey Rugby League has staged their debut international, their U21s going down 26-4 to Serbia, at the Ataturk Sport stadium in Istanbul. The visitors raced into a 20-0 lead at half time, outstanding Vladimir Milutinovic with all but four of their points - posting four tries and three goals - Luka Raskovic with their other touchdown.