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Polish Rugby League

Polish Rugby League working towards big 2015

By Matthew Brown, Date: 18/12/14

Poland is a country located in central Europe with a population of over 40 million people. It is a country with a very rich history dating back to the early 11th century. For over 1000 years, Poland has had very difficult, but also very historical moments in its history. Today it is one of the strongest economies in the EU with plenty of historical places, booming businesses and strong sporting teams. I got in touch with one Polish man (Lukasz Lucka) who is attempting to add something different to the Polish sporting landscape, Rugby League.

Poland Rugby League 2021

Rugby League recommences in Poland

After a long period of lockdowns and restrictions caused by the pandemic, rugby league returned to Poland at the weekend with a match between Lodz Magpies (Sroki Łódź) and Czechia side Vrchlabi Mad Squirrels, as part of the Magpies 10-year...
Poland Rugby League

Poland set to play Norway in historic first international

Date: 31/8/18

Poland will play their first international rugby league match tomorrow (Saturday) at the Stavanger Stadion on Norway’s south-west coast.

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 –...
season set to start in Poland

Season Set to Start in Poland

Having hosted Oxford University on a two-game tour, the domestic season is set to start in Poland this weekend. The competition begins on Saturday, (15 July) with a game in Góra Kalwaria where the local team will face reigning...
Poland Rugby League

European Federation stages first technical activity in Poland


Date 21/5/15

The newly formed Polska Rugby XIII, which established its association under Polish law last week, has hosted the first technical activity in Lodz, as part of the RLEF’s EU-backed Leadership Devolution Project.

Five Polish candidates received their Level 1 Match Official qualification after attending a course led by PRXIII trainee educators Lukasz Lucka and Jacek Galeza, and monitored by RLEF Educators Denys Cherniev and George Stilianos.

First rugby league international to be played in Berlin

Germany Face Poland in Berlin

Germany will take on Poland for the first time in a men’s senior international tomorrow, Saturday (kick off 4pm local time) with the match being staged in the German capital Berlin, another first for the sport. The nations will...
Chile and Malta men name squads for senior ruby league international

Chile and Malta Men Name Squads

There will be a double helping of international rugby league tomorrow, Saturday, when Chile meet Malta in a men’s senior international at Forshaw Park, Sydney (kick off 1pm, local time) before the North Macedonia face Poland. In naming the Chilean...
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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...
Poland Rugby League and Manchester Rangers announce partnership

Poland Rugby League and Manchester Rangers announce partnership

Date: 29/3/16

Manchester Rangers Rugby League club and the Polska XIII (Polish Rugby League) have announced a partnership that will see them both work together to grow the game within Poland and Manchester's Polish community.