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New Spanish rugby league coaches and tutors qualify

Date: 20/2/15

Nine candidates from five clubs have taken part in a level one coaching course in Guadassuar, Valencia.

Alcoià Comtat, Irreductibles Mislata, Tigers Torrent and Valencian Warriors from the AERL were represented and for the first time a Catalonian club, Gossos Castellar del Vallés were present.

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Rugby League in schools program launched in Spain

Date: 4/2/15

Rugby league is being introduced to schools in Spain with the first part of a programme launched successfully in Guadassuar, Valencia.

More than 100 children aged between 8 and 14 participated in the two days led by Tony Palacios, director of the college of Spanish referees and Aitor Dàvila, director of college coaches.

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Italy and Spain join forces to grow rugby league

Date: 31/1/15

FIRL (Federazione Italiana Rugby League) and AERL (Spanish Association of Rugby League) have agreed to collaborate on the joint development of rugby league in both countries.

The agreement, which initially covers the next two years, provides a working framework to continue to build the sport in both countries, along with international fixtures.

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Spanish rugby league continues to expand

Date: 23/1/15

The AERL (Spanish Association of Rugby League) has announced expansion into the south of the country, with Andalucía joining.

That follows the setting up of the first club in the area, Fénix Córdoba, formed in December.

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