Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Germany Rugby League

Germany and Netherlands name squads for annual Griffin Cup

The seventh, annual Griffin Cup will be staged in Gnarrenburg, Germany this Saturday (kick off 4pm) with the hosts looking to regain the trophy. They won the first four encounters starting in 2013, when they were triumphant 28-22 in Heidleberg, but have been defeated in the last two clashes, including last year’s clash in Rotterdam, when the Dutch prevailed 38-22.

Germany CooperCup 2021

Competitive rugby league returns to Germany

Under the watchful eye of newly appointed NRLD performance director Andy Hay, and for the first time in two seasons because of the pandemic, domestic rugby league returned to Germany at the BSC 1899 Club in Offenbach. The match was...
German Rugby League

Germany narrowly win Griffin Cup in Rotterdam

Date: 23/8/16

Germany retained the Griffin Cup but only just, after an impressive display from a new-look Dutch side, the visitors holding on to triumph 8-6 last week in Rotterdam.

Germany receive boost with match official educators graduating

 

Date: 14/7/16

A training course in Hattingen, Germany, has resulted in two host and two Irish Level 1 match official educators and six new referee’s qualified, as part of the EU-backed Training and Education Portal project.

First rugby league international to be played in Berlin

Germany Face Poland in Berlin

Germany will take on Poland for the first time in a men’s senior international tomorrow, Saturday (kick off 4pm local time) with the match being staged in the German capital Berlin, another first for the sport. The nations will...
Czech RL First Division set to kick off

Czech First Division Set to Kick-off

This weekend sees the first round of matches in the Czech Republic First Division. Reigning champions Mad Squirrels Vrchlabi host debutants Deers Rychnov nad Kněžnou today (Saturday) and Sunday sees a clash between Slavia Hradec Kralove and Dragons Krupka,...
German Rugby League Hall of Fame

Rugby League Germany launch Hall of Fame with first inductee

The Board of Nationaler Rugby League Deutschland e.V. has inaugurated a Hall of Fame on the occasion of the fifteenth anniversary of Germany’s first international rugby league encounter, a seven-a-side match with Holland in 2005. “We have been thinking of...
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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...
Dutch win Griffin Cup 2020

Netherlands defeat Germany in rugby league Test – report

A third straight victory over neighbours Germany, thanks to a stirring second half performance in the Zwolle rain, saw the Netherlands win the 2020 Griffin Cup, 20-18; in the only rugby league Test Match set to be played in...
Serbian Rugby League

Signs of a return to rugby league activity in Europe

A round up of potential return to play activity across the RLEF regions following widespread lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, shows a varied picture. Positive signs have come from Czechia where Lukáš Hergott, prezident of the Česká Asociace Rugby...