Greece triumph over Norway to qualify for World Cup final stages

A dominant first half, which saw them 32-0 ahead at the break, saw Greece qualify for the final stages of the 2021 World Cup European qualifiers, where they will face Scotland and Russia, with the top two sides advancing. They were also crowned European Championship C winners. The gallant Norwegians, with centres Kristoffer Borsheim and Fredrik Nordtun outstanding, rallied in…

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Greece and Norway name 19-man squads for World Cup qualifier

Greece and Norway have named their 19-man match day squads for tomorrow’s European Championship C Final, which also acts as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. The nations will meet for the first time today (Saturday) at the home of London Skolars, New River Stadium, Haringey (kick off 1pm), before the hosts face Doncaster in their League…

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Greece and Norway – World Cup qualifier squads

Greece and Norway have named 20-man squads for their 2021 Rugby League World Cup qualifier, to be held at London Skolars’ New River Stadium (18 May, k.o.1pm). The clash will be part of a double-header with the Skolars v Doncaster, Betfred League 1 clash. The match, a first meeting between the two nations, currently world-ranked 19th and 20th, will also…

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Dates confirmed for final European Qualifiers

Following the draw for the final European qualifying groups for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, undertaken Friday night by St Helens’ international stars Tommy Makinson, Regan Grace and Theo Fages, the dates for nest year’s fixtures have been confirmed. In a quirk of fate, the nations in group one (Italy, Ireland and Spain) have all faced each other before…

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Newly formed GRLA runs first coaching course in Athens

The newly-formed Greek Rugby League Association (GRLA) technical department, has successfully run its first Level 1 coaching course in Athens. Fifteen candidates, variously from Larissa, Greta, Athens, Thessalonia, Patna and Rhodes attended, illustrating the growing geographical interest in the sport in the country. GRLA level 1 Coach Educator candidate, Nikos Hatzinikolaou, who led the course, in so doing furthered his…

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