Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Netherlands and Germany name squads for rugby league Test

Date: 31/8/18

The sixth, annual Griffin Cup takes place in Rotterdam tomorrow (Saturday) with the Netherlands looking to hold on to the trophy after winning it for the first time last year, when they defeated Germany 30-18 in Osnabruck.

Rugby league in the Netherlands celebrates its best year to date

Date: 28/9/17

The Nederlandse Rugby League Bond has celebrated its busiest season in their 15-year association with the Rugby League European Federation, including an expanded representative calendar, youth programme and domestic championship, as well as elevation to voting membership status within the governing organization.

Details announced for Rotterdam rugby league nines tournament

Date: 6/4/18

Nine sides from six countries will take to the field for the annual Rotterdam Nines tournament, to be held on 14th April.

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Netherlands Rugby League triumph in Sweden

Date: 27/9/18

For the first time in their history, the Netherlands rugby league side have won four consecutive Test matches, after their 24-4 triumph in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Over 600 Dutch children get a taste of rugby league

Date: 27/4/15

The Netherlands Rugby League Bond hosted an afternoon of games at the Kongingsdag Sport Festival, where over 1400 children from the surrounding areas worked around a carousel of different well known Dutch sports.

Over 600 enjoyed a 20 minute rugby league coaching session led by NRLB head coach Kane Krlic and three other qualified colleagues, who and were supported by four students from Landsede, the local college.

Amsterdam Cobras win 2018 NRLB Grand Final

Growth seen in Netherlands rugby league

Date: 15/7/18

A wheel turned full circle for Amsterdam Cobras as they won the 2018 NRLB Grand Final, 29-28, in golden point extra time last weekend, defeating Den Haag Knights to register their first title in four seasons of NRLB competition.

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Win for Netherlands Rugby League as Greatest Game to be played in schools

Date: 29/1/2015

The Netherlands Rugby League Bond has announced the creation of their first-ever schools rugby league programme.

It aims to engage participants from the ages of 6 to 18 and, to begin with, the sessions will be delivered by national head coach, Kane Krlic.
The first block has already started at Bredeschool Stadsdennen Harderwijk.

Netherlands Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Netherlands snapshot and rugby league results


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

Foundation Year - 2003

International Team - Netherlands Rugby League

Highest finish in World Cup - One win, World Cup Qualifying game (2008 RLWC)

Top level domestic competition - Summer season involving 4 rounds plus finals.

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Elite Netherlands rugby league players offered development initiative

Date: 30/10/14

Seventeen of the most promising rugby league players in the Netherlands are to be offered a place on a new initiative, the Elite Netherlands Rugby League Programme (ENRLP).

A development centre has been created to improve the player’s understanding, knowledge, core physical and mental skills required for international rugby league.

Netherlands rugby league name expanded back room staff

Date: 9/8/17

The NRLB has announced an expanded back room staff for their forthcoming internationals away in Germany (26 August) and at home to Sweden, in Amsterdam (9 Sept).