Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Squads named for two men's senior rugby league internationals this weekend

Squad’s Named for Saturday’s Men’s Senior Internationals

The squads have been named for two men’s senior internationals taking place this Saturday. Montenegro face Malta in Tivat for the Medieval Shield (kick off 7.30pm local time), while Poland take on Czech Republic at Wembley Stadium in Majkowski...
Georgi Kocev

RL bodies send message of condolence to family of Georgi Kocev

 

Date: 18/6/18

It is with considerable sadness that the Rugby League International and European Federations have been made aware of the tragic passing of Georgi Kocev. The 31-year-old, who played for Bulgaria in the 2017 Balkan Championship, was training with his club side CSKA Moscow when he suffered an apparent heart attack.

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...
Malta Rugby League announce international programme for 2023

Malta Rugby League Announce International Programme For 2023

The Malta Rugby League Association, whose domestic season has just kicked off, has announced five internationals to take place later this year in both the northern and southern hemisphere. Malta men will travel to Montenegro on Saturday 16 September 2023,...
Italy face Malta in men's rugby league international

Italy Face Malta in Sydney

Italy take on Malta tomorrow (Saturday) in a men’s senior international for world ranking points at Lidcombe Oval, Sydney (kick off 3.30pm, local time). Italy include nine who played in the World Cup last year, head coach Leo Epifania saying:...
European Rugby League Ball

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 –...
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...
Bulgaria Rugby League

Bulgarian U19s make RL debut and almost pull off shock win

Date: 3/4/18

Serbia U19s came from behind to register a 26-20 victory, after debutants Bulgaria came close to a shock upset win on their debut in Sofia in front of 300 fans at the ŽTP Stadium.

Philippines v Portugal 2013 International 9's

IRL World Rankings: How realistic are they?

The latest IRB world rankings came out on December 10th and show the top four countries, in order, New Zealand, England, Tonga and Australia. The IRL states on its website that world rankings are based only on the results of...
Bulgaria Rugby League

Bulgaria rugby league debut in Balkans Championship

6/10/17

Bulgaria make their Test debut this evening when they take on Greece in the opening game of the 2017 Balkans Championship in Belgrade, Serbia. The bulk of their squad come from their most established club, Lokomotiv Sofia, but Georgi Kostov from CSKA Moscow is also included.