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Rugby League in Germany countinues to rebuild

Date: 15/3/15

Germany continued its rebuilding with a match official tutor course in Hattingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, as part of the EU-RLEF Leadership Devolution Project.

Wales RL’s Ian Curzon oversaw local tutor trainees, Bob Doughton and Simon Cooper and his compatriot Steve Allen, with RLEF match official educator David Butler assessing all participants, as seven aspiring German match officials undertook a level one course.

Stocks releases Germany Rugby League train-on squad for European Shield

By Phil Caplan, Date: 27/4/13

Germany coach Dan Stocks has released a 28-man train-on squad for the RLEF European Shield 2012/13 reverse fixtures, with his team travelling to Belgrade to play Serbia.

Former Sydney Roosters junior Jeff Moate, currently playing in France with Lescure, is drafted in and joins the core of players that largely impressed in 2012. He will add experience to an already large set of forwards.

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German rugby league youngsters relish French tour

By Phil Caplan, 10/4/13

An Easter tour by Heidelberg Lions under-16s included an historic first rugby league match between French and German teams.

The visitors defeated a local development selection 16-6 in the Perpignan suburb of Baho with German U16 international Florian Rambow scoring the first and last tries.

“I had a lot fun playing and I love the pace of this game. I would like to play League more often,” he said.

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Rugby League deutschland progresses its legal status

By Phil Caplan, Date: 28/3/13

Rugby League Deutschland has elected a new Board of Directors, including a new president Benedikt Rehm, at its AGM in Heidelberg.

Rehm, a long-time league enthusiast and former international, replaces Max Schoengen who had been elected in February 2011.

German Rugby League benefits from Warrington Wolves link

By Phil Caplan, 18/2/13

Warrington Wolves performance department played host to Rugby League Deutschland Head Coach Dan Stocks and Head of Development Uwe Jansen, building upon the relationship started last year to support the progress of the sport in Germany.

Warrington Wolves build partnership with Germany Rugby League

By Phil Caplan, Date: 8/9/12

Warrington Wolves’ Youth Development team will enter into a formal partnership with Rugby League Deutschland (RLD) following a successful visit to the Heidelberg region by John Bastian.

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Information on this page was updated - 11/3/2014

Foundation Year - 2005

International Team - Rugby League Deutschland

Top level domestic competition - Germany currently have 4 Rugby League teams.