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Czech Republic Rugby League

European Union gets behind Rugby League project in Czech Republic

By Phil Caplan, Date: 24/3/14

The European Rugby League Leadership Devolution Project is underway, with the Czech Rugby League Association hosting a four-day match officials seminar attended by English, Swedish and Maltese delegates.

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CZRLA season 2014 kicks-off with annual pre-season 9s tournament

By Andy Mulhall, Date: 20/3/14

The 2014 Czech rugby league season kicked-off with the third annual CZRLA pre-season 9s tournament. The tournament was won by the Pardubice-Chrudim team - wearing the South Sydney Rabbitohs kit recently bestowed on the Chrudim club by the Australian rugby league powerhouse - who defeated the host club, Slavia Hradec Kralove, in the final.

Czech League club form partnership with South Sydney Rabbitohs

By Phil Caplan, Date: 19/2/14

The current CZRLA Second Division Grand Final winners Chrudim Angels have been rebranded the Rabbitohs after entering into a strategic partnership with Australian powerhouse club South Sydney, owned by Russell Crowe.

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Shane Richardson visit boosts Czech Rugby League


By Phil Caplan, Date: 8/11/13       

South Sydney Rabbitohs Chief Executive Shane Richardson has given his backing to the development of rugby league in the Czech Republic. He and his wife Kath were guests of honour at the CZRLA annual presentation awards night in Prague and then following days Division Two Grand Final and thoroughly enjoyed the trip.

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Chrudim Angels secure the CZRLA 2nd Division Double

By Andy Mulhall, Date: 7/11/13

Chrudim Angels secured their second trophy of the CZRLA season when, after having already won the 2013 CZRLA 2nd Division Championship, they won the 2nd Division Grand Final against   Hradec Kralove, 28-0. The match was played in chilly conditions in Chrudim, in front of special guests, South Sydney Rabbitohs CEO, Shane Richardson, and his wife, Kate. Richardson had also been a special guest at the 2013 CZRLA Awards night the previous evening, where he presented awards and took questions from an enthralled audience.

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Lokomotiva Beroun win 2nd consecutive CZRLA 1st Division Grand Final

Date: 20/10/13

Lokomotiva Beroun have gone through a second consecutive CZRLA 1st Division Championship season undefeated with a 36-28 win over Zemní Stavby Vrchlabí (formerly the Mad Squirrels) in the Grand Final. 

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Lokomotiva Beroun secure 2nd straight CZRLA 1st Division Championship

Date: 18/10/13

Lokomotiva Beroun have gone through a second consecutive CZRLA 1st Division Championship undefeated. Beroun have not suffered a loss since being defeated by the Pardubice Jets in the 2011 Grand Final; this impressive run includes being undefeated both home and away in the 2012 & 2013 Championships, as well being undefeated in the 2012 & 2013 CZRLA pre-season 9s tourneys and having won the 2012 CZRLA Grand Final 50-0 against Prague Vikings. They will now play Zemni Stavby Vrchlabi in the 2013 CZRLA Grand Final.

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2013 Czech Rugby League season hits halfway mark

By Andy Mulhall, Date:11/7/13

The CZRLA International 9s was the final event of the first half of the Czech Rugby League season before the national team takes on Norway in Oslo in Game 2 of the 2013 European Bowl, and the 1st and 2nd Divisions Championships take a break over the summer holiday season.

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Belgrade select win third CZRLA International 9’s tournament

By Phil Caplan, Date:9/7/13

A Belgrade Select team won the third annual Czech Rugby League International 9s tournament in Pardubice. The Serbians defeated an impressive Hungary XIII in the final match of the day to remain undefeated and go one better than their previous participation in the event in 2011, when they were defeated by Lebanon’s LAU in the final.

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Czech’s pushed all the way by the Serbian under 20s

By Phil Caplan, Date:30/6/13

The Czech Republic won a fiercely contested match with the touring Serbian U20s, running out winners 28-22 in Vrchlabi.

The young Serbians showed immense courage and some fine skills against bigger and generally older opponents to ensure the home team never pulled away from them on the scoreboard.