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Norway XIII Squad Named For 2012 Nordic Cup

by Phil Caplan, Date: 26/7/2012

Rugby League Norge has named a 26-man squad to compete in the 2012 Nordic Cup against Scandinavian neighbours Sweden and Denmark.

Norway has seen impressive growth over the past three years with a host of new clubs joining the sport as well as a junior programme being established during the winter which has given a large number of new players the chance to get their first taste of international rugby league.

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Information on this page was updated - 11/3/2014

Foundation Year - 2006

International Team - Rugby League Norway

Top level domestic competition - N/A

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Norwegian national rugby league team The Vikings play friendly

Norway Rugby LeagueNorway Rugby League  23/9/2009

On Saturday 19th September the Norwegian national team "The Vikings" played a friendly match against a Barbarians side made up of players from big rugby playing nations like Australia, NZ, South Africa and the UK. The Norwegians second stance on home soil was a big success with the home side recording a whopping 76-16 win over the Barbarians.

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Lillestrom Lions RLK - The first ever RL Club in Scandinavia

Norway Rugby LeagueNORWAY RUGBY LEAGUE 22/9/2009

With Rugby League on the rise throughout Europe, Norway have also joined the Rugby League family. Next year Norway plan to start a 4 team domestic season which will have 3 Rugby Union Clubs who have shown expressed interest in playing League matches in 2010. Along with the 3 Union clubs a brand new club has been formed.

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