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Rugby League Planet – Norway snapshot and rugby league results

NORWAY RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

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

Foundation Year - 2006

International Team - Rugby League Norway

Top level domestic competition - N/A

Rugby League Norge 2015

Norway claim runners up spot in Nordic Cup with win over Sweden

Date: 20/10/15

A hat trick by second rower Isaac Schmidt and a perfect five goals from Svein Åge Breimoen saw Norway defeat Sweden 30-20 in the final game of the 2015 Nordic Cup, in Bislett, Oslo.

The visitors led 16-6 at the break, tries to Paul Briggs, Pontas Eriksson and Jenne Johansson by the half-hour, Johansson’s second score in the 69th minute giving Sweden an eight point lead.

Nordic Cup - Norway vs Sweden in Oslo

Norway victorious in rugby league Test clash with Sweden

Date: 19/6/17

Current Nordic Cup holders Norway ran in eight tries – including a brace each to Stephen Mwikaria and Ole Magnus Brekk, who also kicked three goals – as they defeated Sweden 38-18 at the Bislett Stadium, Oslo.

Bodø Barbarians

Bodø Barbarians claim Norwegian Rugby League 9s title

Date: 21/4/15

Bodø Barbarians made a triumphant return to the Norwegian rugby league set-up by beating host club Oslo Capitals 29-20 in the final of the first-ever Oslo Open Nines tournament.

The northerners’ scored three ‘golden point’ tries in the decider to lift the first piece of silverware in the club’s history – awarded for touching down in the ‘golden’ zone around the posts – which proved to be the difference.

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Rugby League recognised as a sport in Norway

In the lead-up to the biggest match in their history on Saturday, when they face Greece in a 2021 World Cup qualifier in London, rugby league has been officially recognised by the Norwegian government.

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Norwegian national rugby league team The Vikings play friendly

Norway Rugby League  23/9/2009

On Saturday 19th September the Norwegian national team "The Vikings" played a friendly match against a Barbarians side made up of players from big rugby playing nations like Australia, NZ, South Africa and the UK. The Norwegians second stance on home soil was a big success with the home side recording a whopping 76-16 win over the Barbarians.

Norway to face Sweden in rugby league international

Date: 21/4/17

Current Nordic Cup holders Norway has announced that they will play Sweden in a Test match at the Bislett Stadium, Oslo on 17 June.

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Norway Rugby League run successful match officials course in native language

Date: 15/6/18

Norway is the latest country to complete its activities on the EU part-funded Training and Education Portal project.

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Scandinavian rivalry sees Norway rugby league triumph in Sweden

Date: 26/10/18

Norway ended their international season running in eight tries, two each to scrum half Simon Viljoen and loose forward Brett Harvey, as they won 46-6 in Partille, Sweden. “It’s pleasing to see how much depth we have coming through,” said Norge RL head coach Dave Hunter.

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Oslo Capitals crowned 2014 champions of Norway

Date: 24/9/14

Defending champions Oslo Capitals retained their trophy with a 36-12 win over Flekkefjord Tigers in the Norwegian Grand Final staged in Arendal, Edwin Ohana their star performer.