Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Red Star 2022 Balkan Super League

Details announced for 2022 Balkan Super League

Twelve clubs, split into three groups, representing five nations - Serbia, Turkey, Montenegro, Albania and Bulgaria - will take part in the 2022 Balkan Super League, which is set to kick off on the weekend of the 2-3 April. Group...
Eliot Peposhi

Young Albanian rugby league player signs professional forms with St Helens

Teenager Eliot Peposhi, whose father Arbian played for Albania against the GB Student Pioneers in Tirana last year, has signed professional forms for St Helens - becoming the first from his nation to earn such a contract. The 16-year-old, who...
Netherlands take the spoils on Albania's rugby league debut

Netherlands Defeat Albania

St Helens-signed youngster Eliot Peposhi had the distinction of scoring Albania’s first points in a men’s senior international, as his side made their bow in a 58-18 defeat to the Netherlands at Zaandijk Rugby Club. The son of Albania head...
Albania Rugby League 2021

Albanian rugby league set for recognition and growth

Albania Rugby League is set for a period of expansion after being invited to outline their plans to the country’s president, Ilir Meta, at the Presidential Palace in Tirana. The delegation shared with him their goals as well as...
Albania RL reveal new major sponsor

Albania Rugby League Unveil New Major Sponsor and First Representative Fixture

Albania Rugby League has celebrated the start of their new domestic season with the announcement of a major sponsorship deal and details of their first, sanctioned representative fixture. The opening game of their 2023 campaign, a 9s match between...
Ukraine 2020 Rugby League Grand Final

Mixed picture for rugby league return in Eastern Europe

Whilst there has been some notable activity in Eastern Europe - not least in Ukraine, Serbia and this weekend scheduled for Albania - greater coronavirus concerns has seen competition postponed in the Czech Republic and delayed in the USSR. The...
Netherlands defeat Norway in men's senior rugby league international

Netherlands Defeat Norway 58-22 In Men’s International

In their first of their five scheduled autumn international fixtures, Netherlands men ran in eleven tries to defeat Norway 58-22 in Sassenheim. In fine conditions, winger Hamish Wragg opened the scoring for the hosts in the third minute but...
Albania Rugby League

The goal to grow rugby league in Albania

Ambitious Tirana Rugby Club is leading the charge to grow the sport in Albania and will debut in the Greek competition this season. Rugby league in the European country is in its infancy, but already progress has been made...
Partisan

Balkan Super League Kicks Off With Partisan Victory

Twelve clubs from six nations are taking part in the seventh Balkan Super League, which kicked off last weekend. For the 2023 version, defending champions Red Star Belgrade, will compete in Division 1 alongside fellow Serbian clubs Partisan 1953...
South Region vs Partisan

Montenegro and Albanian players combine in Serbian Rugby League championship

Fresh from their win in the Serbian Challenge Cup, Partisan 1953 travelled to the Adriatic Coast city of Bar in Montenegro to face Southern Region in the fifth round of the Serbian championship. The match saw an initial cooperation between...