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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Ireland and Norway squads for first-ever, international meeting

Norway Rugby League have named three debutants in their 19-man squad to face an Irish Club Select XIII at the Franciscan College, Gormonston Park, Gormonston, County Meath tomorrow (Saturday, kick off 3pm). The match, which will also act as a warm up for the Norwegians prior to their European Championship C decider with Greece (London on 18 May), acts as…

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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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World Cup Qualifier, Norway 40 – Germany 22

Norway overturned their negative eight points difference with a stunning second half performance to outgun favourites Germany in Porsgrunn.  All the sides in European Championship C – North therefore finish on two points but, due to the magnitude of this win, the Vikings progress to face ECC- South winners, Greece, in a neutral-ground play off next month. Leading narrowly at…

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Norway and Germany Squads for WCQ Showdown

Norway and Germany have named their 19-man squads for the final game in European Championship C – North, in Porsgrunn tomorrow (Saturday), which doubles up as the next stage of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup qualifiers. The ultimate victors will face the winners of European  Championship C – South, on neutral territory, most likely in spring 2019. Germany are…

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