Tuesday, May 21, 2024
BSL starts with Partisan Victory

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...
Malta v Montenegro 2022

Sammut leads the way as Malta defeat Montenegro

Experienced half-back Jarrod Sammut led the way with 30 points from three tries and nine goals, as Malta defeated Montenegro 66-6 at Mosta FC’s Charles Abela Stadium. It was the visitor's first foray into the international arena but the...
Malta 2022

Sammut to play for Malta RL in Medieval Shield

Barrow Raiders half-back Jarrod Sammut is set to earn his seventh cap for Malta when they take on international debutants Montenegro for the Medieval Shield tomorrow (Saturday 14 May), at Mosta FC’s Charles Abela Stadium, (kick-off 7pm local time). Sammut...
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...
Turkey v Malta 2021

Montenegro men to make Rugby League international debut in Malta

Montenegro men will make their international bow in Malta, at the Victor Tedesco Stadium, Hamrun, on Saturday 14 May when they face Malta (kick-off 3pm local time). The game marks a return to home soil for Malta for the first...
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...
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 –...
Turkey Rugby League development

School rugby league programmes start in Montenegro, Bosnia and Turkey

School rugby league programmes have started in Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Turkey as the sport continues to expand its footprint across the Balkan region. Montenegro Rugby League is working with U12s, 13s and 14s across five schools in the...
Montenegro vs Serbia

Wilkinson runs rugby league coaching clinic in Montenegro before international with Serbia

Serbia head coach Stuart Wilkinson ran two coaching clinics with Montenegro’s fledgling international side before the Balkan nations met in a representative fixture. In a highly competitive clash, the young Serbians emerged 24-16 victors at the FK Arsenal Stadium...
South Region vs Partisan

Montenegro and Albanian players combine in Serbian Rugby League championship

Fresh from their win in the Serbian Challenge Cup, Partisan 1953 travelled to the Adriatic Coast city of Bar in Montenegro to face Southern Region in the fifth round of the Serbian championship. The match saw an initial cooperation between...