Sunday, September 25, 2022
UFRL Kit

Canterbury and Hardgear to donate Ukraine kit for European U19S

The Ukrainian Federation of Rugby League’s fundraising efforts to reach the European U19s Championships have been given a major boost thanks to the generosity of European Rugby League’s official kit partner Canterbury and retail partner Hardgear Ltd,...
Ukraine Uzhgorod

European Rugby League board statement on Ukraine

The board of European Rugby League is keeping in direct contact with Ukraine Rugby League through their president Artur Martyrosian Jr, offering their unreserved support to the nation after the unjustifiable actions of Russia by invading the...
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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...
Serbian Rugby League 2020

European Rugby League board confirm revised international schedule

Following consultation with member federations, European Rugby League (ERL) has reviewed the European international competitions scheduled for 2021. Taking into account the effects of the global pandemic on nation’s abilities to host and travel under...
Ukraine Uzhgorod

Ukraine rugby league set for full restart as Legion XIII club honoured

With Covid-19 restrictions lifting in the Ukraine, the Super League season is set to restart on 27 March, with seven teams taking part. Aside from the nation’s oldest club and defending champions, RLC Legion...
Ukraine 2020 Rugby League Grand Final

From Russia with love: The rise of rugby league in Ukraine

Rugby league in Ukraine is only 14 years old and has faced tremendous challenges, but the sport continues to grow. By John Davidson.Life is never easy in the Ukraine. Sandwiched between Russia and a clutch of other...
Ukraine 2020 Rugby League Grand Final

Mixed picture for rugby league return in Eastern Europe

Whilst there has been some notable activity in Eastern Europe - not least in Ukraine, Serbia and this weekend scheduled for Albania - greater coronavirus concerns has seen competition postponed in the Czech Republic and delayed in...
Ukraine Rugby League 2020

Rugby league makes a comeback in Eastern Europe

There has been a gradual return to rugby league action across eastern Europe following the interruptions of coronavirus. Serbia has been in the vanguard at senior and junior level, with leading club Red Star...
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,...