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Spanish Rugby League 9s format, sponsorship and coverage announced

Espana Rugby League 9's

Date: 15/9/14

The inaugural Spanish Rugby League 9s Championship, which begins on 8th November, will see matches played in a festival format in three cities over five rounds.

Kit suppliers Wibo have agreed to sponsor the competition and each round will see three teams play, with an overall classification then being drawn up to determine the three sides who will make the final, which will be held in the city of the highest ranking team.

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Spanish Rugby League dream becoming A reality

Spanish Rugby League

Date:3/9/14

The inaugural president of the Asociacion Espanol Rugby League has reflected positively on the organisation’s first year.

Salomé Sansano Zapata, who oversaw the creation of the AERL last August and its affiliation as an Observer of the RLEF in December, said: “The origin of rugby league in Spain arose from the love for this sport from a small group of passionate people who have, step by step, earned a lot of respect.

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No stopping Spain as they create eighth rugby league club

Date: 14/8/14

The eighth club registered to play rugby league in Spain, and sixth in the county of l'Horta, has been established.

Torrent Tigres RLC are intending to make their debut at the inaugural Spanish 9s later this year and enter the National League Championship in 2015.

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Spain to establish Rugby League 9s

Spanish Rugby LeagueDate: 5/8/14

The AERL - Spanish Association of Rugby League - has launched their inaugural Rugby League 9's competition to be played in the close-season.

The winter competition will also help develop new Spanish referees and maintain active players before the National League Championship re-starts in summer 2015.

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