France and Scotland 19-man European Championship squads

France head coach Aurélien Cologni has named his 19-man squad for the match with Scotland in Carcassonne tomorrow (Saturday, kick off 6pm CET) which, if his men remain unbeaten, will see them lift the European Championship for the first time in 13 years. Going in as favourites against the yet to be victorious Scots, the French qualified for the 2021…

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Scotland 12 Wales 50 – European Championship result

An astonishing 50-point turnaround ensured that European Champions, Wales remain on course both to defend their trophy and to qualify for the 2021 World Cup. With the Bravehearts getting off to a near faultless start, John Kear’s men – trailing 12-0 after only eight minutes – then clawed their way back into the contest and were behind by only four…

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Most diverse ever Match Official appointments for European Championship

The 2018 European Championship match officials list has been confirmed, with the group drawn from seven of the RLEF’s ember federations, the most diverse representation ever. A number of graduates from the RLEFs part EU-funded technical development programmes will feature after the appointments were made by the recently formed RLEF Match Officials Panel, made up of Steve Ganson (RFL), Mohammed Drizza…

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Ireland v Scotland squads for European Championship clash

Ireland and Scotland have each named their 19-man squad for the Saturday’s European Championship clash at the Morton Stadium, Santry (kick off 2pm), which doubles as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England. Wakefield signing George King, fresh from Warrigton’s appearance in the Super League Grand Final, is included for the Wolfhounds alongside two new club…

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Scotland announce train-on squad for European Championships

New Scotland head coaches, Chris Chester and John Duffy have announced their first train-on squad for the forthcoming European Championship, which doubles as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England. There is a new, cosmopolitan look to the selection with players from leagues in Scotland, England, France, Australia, New Zealand and Canada included, after a disappointing…

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Scotland announce side for clash in Cumbria

The Scottish line-up for the Under 19s fixture with Cumberland at Wath Brow Hornets on Sunday (23 September) has been confirmed. The side is: Euan Caldwell (Bon Accord Bulls), Liam Jones (Warrington Wolves), Joe Camlin (Siddal), Robbie Wales (Edinburgh Eagles), Finlay Thain (Edinburgh Eagles), Alex Williams (Edinburgh Eagles), Aidan Giblett (Manchester Rangers), Chris Paterson (Newcastle Thunder), Dan May (Halifax ERA),…

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2018 RL European Championship details confirmed

The dates, kick off times and venues have been confirmed for the 2018 Rugby League European Championship, which features France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The tournament also acts as a qualifier for the 2021 World Cup in England, with the top two nations going through automatically to join the current eight seeds. The bottom two nations will become the top…

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France win U19s European Championship Final : Wales, Serbia and Italy also claim silverware

France held on to defeat England 26-24 at the Makis Stadium in Belgrade, despite being without three players, who had flown to England, to make their debuts for Super League’s Catalans Dragons. In a superb title decider, England staged a dramatic fightback when trailing 26-16, scoring the two late, unconverted tries which nevertheless left them unable to overcome the French.…

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