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Italy look forward to More Internationals in More New Venues

Italy look forward to More Internationals in More New Venues

The return of the Mediterranean Cup rather than the result is of most significance, according to FIRL president Orazio D’arro. Lebanon held on to the trophy they won when last played for in 2004, beating Italy 26-22 in an exciting

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East Ukraine side win AVMartyrosyan Memorial Cup

East Ukraine side win AVMartyrosyan Memorial Cup

In preparation for their forthcoming European Championship C clash with Czech Republic next weekend, Ukraine staged an Origin match for the Arthur Vagramovich Martyrosyan Memorial Cup, named after the founder of the sport in their  country and father of the

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Four uncapped players Wayne Bennett should watch this week

Four uncapped players Wayne Bennett should watch this week

Wayne Bennett is in England on a fact-finding mission ahead of this year’s Four Nations, and the new England coach is expected to take in a number of games this week as he scouts for talent. Here’s four uncapped stars

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German Tournament Hailed a Success

The first of four planned rugby league festivals has been held in Münster, north-west Germany, with over 40 participants playing in a mixture of 9s and a full 13-a-side match. Münster, Karlshöfen and Westfalia (a mixed team based around Paderborn

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Wane expects Wigan to be unmoved by Bennett’s presence

Wane expects Wigan to be unmoved by Bennett’s presence

Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane says that despite the unnerving presence of Wayne Bennett at Thursday’s game against Widnes, he wants his England hopefuls to not be bothered about him watching on. Bennett’s whistle-stop tour of the country takes him

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Red Star Break Dorcol Stranglehold on Serbian League Cup

Red Star Break Dorcol Stranglehold on Serbian League Cup

A stellar performance by Serbian international, Miloš Zogović, saw Red Star end Dorćol’s 15-year domination of Serbian Rugby League Cup finals, with a 36-20 victory at FC Radnički stadium in Belgrade. His four tries were the highlight of an historic

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Kadikoy Bulls Make Rugby League History in Belgrade

Kadikoy Bulls Make Rugby League History in Belgrade

Kadikoy Bulls’ scrum half, Oguzhan Demir made history – scoring the opening try with a superb 40 metre break and converting – to give his team an exciting 6 point lead at the FC Radnički stadium in Belgrade, when his

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Jamaica Hail Successful BARLA National U23s Tour

Jamaica Hail Successful BARLA National U23s Tour

Jamaica has successfully hosted the recent British Amateur Rugby League Association (BARLA) National U23s. The tourists played and won three matches against Jamaica ‘B’, the Hurricanes, and the domestic Reggae Warriors. They also participated in a 9s competition, and visited

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Five New Coaches Qualify in Poland

Five New Coaches Qualify in Poland

Delegates from Latvia and Ukraine joined their Polish colleagues in Lodz, western Poland, to complete Polska Rugby XIII’s coach education activity in the EU-funded Training and Education Portal project. RLEF Coaching Manager Martin Crick oversaw the activity alongside Level 1

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Rugby league’s not skilful? Give this a watch, Eddie

Rugby league’s not skilful? Give this a watch, Eddie

The comments from England’s rugby union coach, Eddie Jones, can’t have escaped your attention earlier this week. If they did, here’s what he said. “Rugby league is not a skilful game, it’s a game where you have to hurt people.”

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