Thursday, May 26, 2022
Red Star 2022 Balkan Super League

Details announced for 2022 Balkan Super League

Twelve clubs, split into three groups, representing five nations - Serbia, Turkey, Montenegro, Albania and Bulgaria - will take part in the 2022 Balkan Super League, which is set to kick off on the weekend of the...
Philippines v Portugal 2013 International 9's

IRL World Rankings: How realistic are they?

The latest IRB world rankings came out on December 10th and show the top four countries, in order, New Zealand, England, Tonga and Australia. The IRL states on its website that world rankings are...
European Rugby League Ball

Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in...
Turkey Rugby League development

School rugby league programmes start in Montenegro, Bosnia and Turkey

School rugby league programmes have started in Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Turkey as the sport continues to expand its footprint across the Balkan region. Montenegro Rugby League is working with U12s, 13s and...
Netherlands Euro D Champs 2021

Netherlands take Rugby League Euro D crown against Czechia

A hat trick of tries from outstanding centre Joran Schoenmaker - the second a sensational solo effort - saw Netherlands claim the Euro D Championship, with a 36-10 win over Czechia at the Huseyin Akar Tesisler Stadium...
Rugby League Euro D Championship 2021

Rugby League Euro D Championship set for kick-off with added Word Cup incentive

The Euro D Championship kicks off at the Huseyin Akar Tesisler Stadium in Bodrum, Turkey tomorrow (Thursday) with added incentive for the four nations participating. Czech Republic face Malta in the opening game of a double-header (kick...
Beach Rugby League

ERL launches men’s and women’s European Beach Rugby League Championship

In a bold new initiative, European Rugby League (ERL) has sanctioned the launch of the first official European Beach Rugby League Championships for men and women, which will be held in Turkey in the summer of 2022.
Turkey Rugby League

Turkish rugby league season kicks off

The rugby league season kicked off in Turkey over the weekend with the traditional opener, an international beach tournament at Kalmis Kadikoy, first played in 2016. Following that, eight open age men teams, four...
Turkey to host Euro D matches

Rugby League Euro D competition to be staged in Turkey

European Rugby League’s fourth tier competition, Euro D, has been confirmed to take place in October 2021 and will be hosted in Bodrum, Turkey. The championship, postponed in 2020 because of the pandemic, will...
Turkey Anzac Match

Turkey XIII to play Australian Defence Force in ANZAC curtain raiser

There will be added poignancy to the traditional Australian National Rugby League ANZAC Day fixture between Sydney Roosters and St George Illawarra Dragons this Sunday (25 April), with confirmation that a Turkey XIII will play the Australian...