Date: 30/8/15

Rugby League European Federation General Manager Danny Kazandjian has issued the following statement after the match between Serbia and Ireland at the Makis Stadium in Belgrade was abandoned yesterday.

“The Rugby League European Federation can confirm that the match was abandoned in 61st minute with the score at 16-24 due to an incident and that a full investigation is underway.

“We are collecting formal statements from both Federations as well as the match commissioner, the officials and independent observers and reviewing the match footage. A further will be issued in due course.”