Saturday, June 25, 2022
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.

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 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...
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...
Turkey Rugby League

First rugby league 9s tournament played in Istanbul


Date: 2/11/17

Six men’s and four women’s teams have taken part in the first rugby league 9s tournament to held in Istanbul, at the Beylerbeyi Stadium.

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 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...
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 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 Rugby League Final

History set to be made in Turkish rugby league


Date: 24/3/17

Istanbul-based Kadikoy Bulls will start as strong favourites to win the first-ever Turkish rugby league Grand Final after going undefeated throughout the domestic season.