Coaching and Match Officials Courses – Sicily

Coaching and Match Officials Courses – Sicily

The Federazione Italiana Rugby League recently hosted a Level 2 coaching and a match officials course in tandem, in Catania, Sicily,  The course was attended by delegates from England, Sweden, Greece and Spain, with RLEF coaching manager Martin Crick and

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RLEF Board Discusses Strategic Calendar

RLEF Board Discusses Strategic Calendar

At a recent meeting in its new offices near London Bridge, the RLEF Board discussed the instigation of a wider European calendar, to include evolving the three-tier European Championship and expanding the age group competition. “We made clear progress on

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Italy and Spain Set for Triple-Header

Italy and Spain Set for Triple-Header

ITALY AND SPAIN SET FOR TRIPLE-HEADER An international festival of rugby league will take place in Saluzzo tomorrow (Saturday) when Italy will meet Spain. The respective senior and U21 national sides will play in the Piedmontese town, and to complete

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Lebanon and Italy announce Mediterranean Cup Squads

Lebanon and Italy announce Mediterranean Cup Squads

Both squads have been announced for Saturday’s Mediterranean Cup clash between Lebanon and Italy, at the Universite Libanais in Beirut. Both are made up entirely of domestic-based players, with the 17 Azzuris featuring five debutants and the 20 Cedars including

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Cedars to host 2017 Mediterranean Cup in Beirut

Cedars to host 2017 Mediterranean Cup in Beirut

Lebanon is aiming to retain the Mediterranean Cup on 3 June when the Cedars face Italy in Beirut. And as last year in Sicily, when the Cedars edged a superb game, 26-22, against the Azzurri, the encounter will be between

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Saluzzo Roosters Crowing After Final Match Win in France

Saluzzo Roosters Crowing After Final Match Win in France

Italian rugby league club, Saluzzo Roosters, have completed their debut season in the French competition by beating St Martin XIII 26-16 in the final match of their campaign, triggering euphoric scenes in the Centro Sportivo di Manta. The side originally

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Italy Promoted to Full RLEF Member Status

Italy Promoted to Full RLEF Member Status

The administrative body for Italian rugby league, Federazione Italian Rugby League (FIRL), has been granted full member status of the Rugby League European Federation for the first time. Although the sport has been played in Italy since the 1950s, modern

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History made in Lebanon

History made in Lebanon

History was made at the Fouad Chehab stadium, Jounieh recently when a crowd of around 1,000 saw the Lebanon Junipers women’s side face their Italian counterparts in a debut for both nations. Italy won the match, the first women’s international

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Italy confident of securing final World Cup place

Italy confident of securing final World Cup place

Favourites Italy make two changes for the match that will determine the 14th and final qualifier for the 2017 World Cup, against Russia at the Leigh Sports Village tomorrow night (Friday – kick off 8pm) The Azzurri have already arrived

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Qualifiers Pool A, Match 2, Serbia v Italy (preview)

Qualifiers Pool A, Match 2, Serbia v Italy (preview)

Serbia make two changes following their opening round defeat in Wales, as they face Italy at the Makis Stadium in Belgrade tomorrow (22/10/16 kick off 3pm local time). The hosts, who have to win if they are to make the

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