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Ukraine men to travel to Greece for rugby league internationals

Ukraine Men Travel to Greece

Ukraine’s men will travel to Greece to play two senior internationals over a weekend, which will both count for world ranking points. The matches will be the Ukrainian men’s first since the 2021 Euro B tournament, when they defeated...
Ukraine vs Russia 2021

Joint statement from IRL and ERL confirms ban on Russia participating in rugby league

The boards of International Rugby League and European Rugby League have issued the following joint statement on the war in Ukraine: “IRL and ERL unequivocally condemn the Russian government’s unprovoked attack on Ukraine. In line with the recommendation issued by...
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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...
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 –...
Ukraine vs Russia 2021

Ukraine thrash Russia 98-18 to set up Euro B decider with Serbia

Ukraine will face Serbia back at the FC Heroj Polet Stadium in Belgrade on Saturday (kick off 2pm CET) in a winner-takes-all clash to decide promotion from Euro B. Ukraine head the table after their 98-18 thrashing of Russia...
Serbia vs Russia EuroB 2021

Serbia prove too strong for Russia in Euro B opener

Serbia, in their fifth international of the year at senior and junior level, proved to be too strong for Russia in the opening match of Euro B, the hosts triumphing 66-10 at the City of Paracin Stadium, watched by...
Russia Rugby League

Russia Rugby League outline return to play plan

Aleksandr Kolikov, president of the Russian Association of Rugby League Clubs (ARLC) was part of the 70th birthday celebrations for former chess grand master Anatoly Karpov, president of the Union of National and Non-Olympic Sports of Russia, which recognises...
Serbian Rugby League 2020

European Rugby League board confirm revised international schedule

Following consultation with member federations, European Rugby League (ERL) has reviewed the European international competitions scheduled for 2021. Taking into account the effects of the global pandemic on nation’s abilities to host and travel under on-going restrictions, Euro B and D...
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Association of Russian Rugby League clubs receive support from Anatoly Karpov

The Association of Russian Rugby League clubs has received support and backing from former chess grandmaster Anatoly Karpov, who is chair of the nation’s Federation of National and Non-Olympic Sports (RUNNKS). Corresponding with ARLC president, Alexander Kolikov, to confirm the...
Russia Rugby League

Rugby league returns to Russia thanks to help from All Golds

English Southern Conference side, Gloucestershire-based All Golds, has helped ensure the re-start of the Russian rugby league season. In the first match to be played since lockdown, in snowy Moscow, two selection sides from the capital, "Sparta" and "Grand"...