Lebanese (LRLF) awarded Australian Government grant to aid development

The Lebanese Rugby League Federation has been awarded a A$30,000 grant from the Australian government to support its continuing technical development and increase its capacity. The successful project, titled the ‘LRLF-NRL Rugby League Education Program,’ was selected by the Council for Australian-Arab Relations, a section of the Australian government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, whose aim is to strengthen…

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Martyrosyan pleased with UK visit

President of the Ukrainian Federation of Rugby League, Artur Martyrosyan Jnr, recently paid a visit to England, with his principal objective being to garner support from Super League clubs to back his similar vision back home. The Ukrainian Super League project, supported by Spanish sportswear company Joma, is intended to increase the game’s visibility in Ukraine through exposure to the…

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Red Star Win Perun Cup – RL Boosted in Bulgaria

Bulgarian Rugby League has received a major boost following the first international tri-sided club tournament, held in Pernik. Newly established Valqcite Pernik hosted rivals Lokomotive Sofia and top Serbian side Red Star Belgrade with the inaugural staging of the Perun Cup. Each team played the other in matches over 20 minute halves with the more experienced Serbians coming out on…

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Czechs successfully host Level 2 Match Official course

 Swedish, French, English and Czech match officials have met in Chrudim for a newly instituted, four-day RLEF Level 2 Match Official course, as part of the EU-funded Training and Education Portal project. The course was overseen by RLEF MO tutor Phil Smith, who said: “From the intensity and detail of the debate it’s clear this new Level 2 course delivers…

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Rugby League World – What’s inside the new issue?

The brand new September 2017 issue of Rugby League World magazine (number 437) is out today. Editor John Drake explains what’s inside and why it’s an unmissable read for all Rugby League fans, no matter which club they support or what level of the sport they are interested in. “We’re reaching the business end of the season when the big…

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