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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RLEF and FFRX111 forge collaboration agreement

Following successful level 2 coaching and match officials courses in Barcares, near Perpignan, involving RLEF cluster group Netherlands, Belgium and Ireland RL, agreement has been reached for the first time to recognise and adopt joint technical qualifications between the RLEF and the French Federation. This significant agreement follows on from the RLEF/Asia-Pacific agreement to develop joint coaching qualifications to be…

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Rotterdam Nines – Details Announced

Nine sides from six countries will take to the field for the annual Rotterdam Nines tournament, to be held on 14th April. Amsterdam Cobras, Harderwijk Dolphins and the hosts Rotterdam Pitbulls represent the Netherlands, North Brussels Gorillas join from neighbours Belgium, TSV Karlshofen and Ost Westfalen come from Germany, Eastern Europe sides Krupka Dragons (Czech Republic) and Ragbi Klub Dorcol…

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Dutch Celebrate Best Year Yet

The NRLB (Nederlandse Rugby League Bond) has celebrated its busiest season in their 15-year association with the Rugby League European Federation, including an expanded representative calendar, youth programme and domestic championship, as well as elevation to voting membership status within the governing organization. “As a governing body we made a conscious decision some time ago, that developing domestically was to…

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