Friday, September 17, 2021
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 held on to overcome Italy 18-14 in a pulsating women’s international

Turkey Rugby League announce plans for 2021 season

With 2020 having been lost to competition because of the enforced shutdown in the country, the Turkey Rugby League Association has announced its calendar for this year, subject to resumption of play post Covid-19.
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.

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

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 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...
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...

Initial rugby league activity in Turkey


Date: 7/8/16

A total of 19 coaches have graduated from the first level 1 course held in the municipality of Kadikoy, on the Asian side of Istanbul, Turkey.

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

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.