Germany and Netherlands name squads for annual Griffin Cup

The seventh, annual Griffin Cup will be staged in Gnarrenburg, Germany this Saturday (kick off 4pm) with the hosts looking to regain the trophy. They won the first four encounters starting in 2013, when they were triumphant 28-22 in Heidleberg, but have been defeated in the last two clashes, including last year’s clash in Rotterdam, when the Dutch prevailed 38-22.…

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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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Germany and Czech Republic name squads for World Cup qualifier

Germany have included 15 players from their domestic league in their 19-man squad, ahead of the 2021 World Cup Qualifier with the Czech Republic in Osnabruck tomorrow (as part of European Championship C – North). For the hosts, all four clubs who make up the Bundesliga (recently crowned champions for the first time Karlshöfen Moorteufel, Green Hill Hunters, Ruhrpott Rhinos…

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Germans name Keinhorst in national squad as Moorteufel take Bundesleague title

Following the completion of their domestic season – Moorteufel taking the 2018 title – the Germany coaching staff has named their squad for the 2021 World Cup qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Norway, and the annual Griffin Cup clash with the Netherlands. The matches in European Championship C – North, will see them host the Czech’s in Osnabrück on…

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2021 Rugby League World Cup qualifiers set to get underway

Qualifying for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England begins in the Czech Republic in mid-June, with the start of European Championship C. Six nations, split into North and South groups will take part, with a play off between the respective winners taking them into the next phase in 2019. The North group, featuring the Czech Republic, Germany and…

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Germany Holds Successful Coaching Course

Nationaler Rugby League Deutschland (NRLD) has run a successful Level 1 coaching course.  Two candidates on the two-day course were UK-based Nick Keinhorst and Dan Pearson, who are keen to help German rugby league progress. Twelve local candidates also attended the course, which  was led by NRLD coach educators Bob Mawuli Amefia, Simon Cooper and Bob Doughton and overseen by…

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