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RLEF greatly saddened by the passing of Sreten Zec

The Rugby League European Federation has sent its sincerest condolences to the Bosnia and Herzegovina RL after they announced the sudden and tragic passing of founder Sretan Zec. Zec, aged 45 and a scientist, “Possessed inexhaustible energy and enthusiasm, and...
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Bosnia and Herzegovina Rugby League teach 200 students Rugby League skills

Bosnia and Herzegovina Rugby League Association and club FIS Vitez have completed the first part of their youth project, ‘Play sports, Play rugby league’ with a touch tournament at the Vitez City Sports Hall, supported by the local Municipality...

Bosnia and Herzegovina RL aiming for three clubs in 2013

By Richard Cowley, Date: 25/1/13

Rugby League is a new sport in Bosnia and Herzegovina and locals passionate about rugby league are tackling many issues as they try to get a regular competition up and running.

Bosnia and Herzegovina Rugby League

First all-locals match played in Bosnia Herzegovina


By Phil Caplan, Date: 4/10/12

Following the formation of the first club in Republika Srpska, the Serbian enclave in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a second has been formed in the city of Novi Grad, named New Thunder RLFC.

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Bosnia Herzegovina RL Association awarded observer status

Date: 26/5/18

The Bosnia and Herzegovina Rugby League Association has been accorded observer status of the RLEF.

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Opening season of games completed in Bosnia and Herzegovina

By Phil Caplan, Date: 1/11/13

RLC Bjeli Zecevi have emerged as champions from the first season of domestic rugby league competition in Bosnia and Herzegovina, defeating Stanari’s RLC Rudar 36-4 at the city stadium in Doboj, in the final game of a three club, six round campaign.

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Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in 2021 –...

Bosnia and Herzegovina host Serbia in first rugby league international of 2021

Permission has been granted for the first ranking rugby league international of 2021 to go ahead today, complying with all Covid-19 regulations currently in place. Bosnia and Herzegovina will face Serbia at the NK Rijeka ground in Vitez, kick off...
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Bosnia and Herzegovina restarts rugby league activities

After a break of more than a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Rugby League Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina has restarted its activities. FIS Vitez hosted Rugby League Club Borac from Banja Luka in a 9s match,...

GB Rugby League Student Pioneers depart for Bosnia

Date: 3/7/15

The GB Student Pioneers have departed for Bosnia today, on a 10-day tour consisting of two games against a Bosnia RL XII and a 9s tournament.

The ground breaking side, made up of 20 players from 17 universities, will also spend their time spreading the word in local schools, clubs and engaging with the media, to raise the profile of the sport in the country.