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Russian Association of Rugby League Clubs

Russian Rugby League Board appoint new president

The Association of Russian Rugby League Clubs board of directors has announced Alexander Kolikov as its new president. Kolikov has been involved with the sport in the country since 1983, and as a highly regarded player and coach of Spartak...
Serbian Rugby League

Signs of a return to rugby league activity in Europe

A round up of potential return to play activity across the RLEF regions following widespread lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, shows a varied picture. Positive signs have come from Czechia where Lukáš Hergott, prezident of the Česká Asociace Rugby...
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Rugby League Planet – Russia snapshot and rugby league results


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

Foundation Year - 1993

International Team - The Bears

Highest finish in World Cup - Lost all games and finished bottom of Group (2000)

Russia Rugby League

New start for rugby league in Russia

A new board of directors has been appointed by the governing body for rugby league in Russia, the ARLC,  together with exciting plans for the future - after assistance from the Rugby League European Federation.

Russian Rugby League

Major blow for the greatest game as RL is banned in Russia

In what is a major blow for Rugby League in Russia, Information has been filtering through via the Russian Association of Rugby League clubs that the Russian Ministry of Sport has banned rugby league in Russia.

Russian Association of Rugby League Clubs

Russian team CSKA win first Army Unity rugby league cup


Date: 29/3/18

A Vasili Drozdov goal, conveting a last-gasp try from centre Dmitri Leskov, sealed an astonishing comeback from Moscow's CSKA, as they defeated Partizan from Belgrade 38-36 in the inauguaral Army Unity Cup at the MBA Stadium.

Vereya 2015 Russian Rugby League Champions

Vereya win Russian Rugby League championship as participating teams continues to grow

Date: 22/11/15

As Russian rugby league prepares for next autumn’s World Cup Qualifiers – Europe, the stronghold village of Vereya, 80km to the south of Moscow, is once again celebrating silverware, after their Bears RLFC heroically defeated resurrected Moscow Magicians, 28-24, in the final of the Russian championship. It saw them pick up the trophy they last held in 2013.

Serbia v Russia

Serbia claim historic first ever rugby league victory over Russia


Serbia (20) claimed an historic, first-ever victory over Russia (15) at the eighth time of asking, to secure their position at the top of European Championship B, at the Makis Stadium in Belgrade.

The 20-15 triumph, in a terrific clash, also maintained their ambition to make the European Qualifiers next year for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

Russian Rugby League comrade’s need a hand

By Richard Cowley, Date: 14/9/12

It's up there with Vichy in regards to the wrongs done to rugby league over the years. The date was the 20th of January 2010. The Russian Ministry of Sport’s submitted order 21 which expelled rugby league from the state register of sports in Russia.

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Russian Rugby League makes new friends in Hawaii

By Keith Whitelock, Date: 21/11/12

I'm not going to lie, the main reason I flew 10 hours to the beautiful islands of Hawaii was for a much needed holiday, but that didn't stop me from learning a bit from Sean the man behind the burgeoning success of our great game in Hawaii.