Thursday, April 18, 2024
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...
Greek Rugby League

Five rugby league teams involved as Greek second division championship gets underway

Date: 29/10/14

Further to the national side’s success in the Balkan Championship and European C, three new teams - taking the total to five - will play in the Greek Second Division Championship this season.

For the first time, all will face each other home and away as the Hellenic Federation looks to build greater opportunities, especially for the increasing number of new players attracted to the sport.

Greek Rugby League

Greece trounce Serbia to qualify for 2021 Rugby League World Cup


A ruthless, 16-try display saw Greece claim the 15th and penultimate place in the 2021 World Cup - ensuring their debut in the global competition - at the Makis Stadium in Belgrade.

Greece defeat Vanuatu in Port Vila

By Richard Cowley, Date: 22/10/12

Greece overcame Vanuatu 14 - 24 in a close match on Saturday night in Port Vila. Both teams flew in players from Australia to field the strongest possible sides for the one off international between the two nations.

Talks on Greek national body first game played in Greece

By Tony Munro, Date: 30/4/12

Just weeks after the first game of Rugby League in Greece, played by Greek residents, a meeting has been called for next month to kick-start the formation of a Greek national rugby league governing body.

"Six potentially interested parties from across Greece have been invited to this meeting on May 19," Athens-based George Stylianos told 'Rugby League Planet'.

Greek rugby league association awarded observer status

Date: 24/3/17

The RLEF has granted Observer status to the Greek Rugby League Association. The GRLA, which is registered in Athens, was incorporated on 28 February 2017 and is the governing body of the four clubs that participate in the domestic competition; Patras, Rhodes Knights, Aris Eagles and Attica Rhinos.

Athens preparing for Rugby League European Championship tie between Greece and Czech


Athens is preparing to host Greece’s first official rugby league Test match when the national side face the Czech Republic on Saturday in European Championship C.

Victory will see the hosts, who are seeing the fruits of concerted domestic development since 2012, win the title and with it promotion to European B.

Greek Rugby League

Rugby League team Rhodes Knights are champions of Greece

Date: 13/5/14

Rhodes Knights are the Greek Rugby League champions after a successful, inaugural National Rugby League Championship season.

The islanders defeated Aris Petroupolis 46-14, in Athens to cap a dominant season which kicked off last October.

Greek Rugby League

Greece name squad for Rugby League World Cup qualifiers

Greece have named a cosmopolitan 22-man squad for their final European qualifiers for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup. They face Scotland in London and travel to Serbia in Pool B, with the top two going through to the main competition in England, the Greeks aiming to make it for the first time.

Greek Rugby League

Greece women to face Serbia in rugby league international

The Greece Women’s side will play their second international, and first at home, against Serbia in Larisa on 11th April. Their inaugural Test match was in Edirne, Turkey last September.