Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Rugby League hits Spain as new Championship kicks off

By Phil Caplan, Date: 26/3/14

History was made on Sunday as the first Spanish rugby league championship kicked off with a match between Valencian Warriors and CRAC in Muro de Alcoy, Alicante.

2021 Rugby League World Cup

England and France rack up huge wins in final round of Wheelchair World Cup

It was more of the same in the final round of preliminary matches in the Wheelchair #RLWC2021 with yet two more triple-digit scores. The English and French teams have posted their second massive totals against their opposition. England posted a barnstorming...
Espana Rugby League

Spain qualify more coaches ahead of new rugby league season

Date: 7/3/19

The AERL has qualified eight new coaches from the Andalusian region after a successful level one course at Lupión City Hall In the Jaén region, ahead of the new domestic season which launches in April.

Espana Rugby League

RLEF recognises Spanish national governing body as domestic league kicks off

By Phil Caplan, Date: 14/1/14

The RLEF has awarded Observer status to the Asociación Española de Rugby League, giving rugby league its first national presence in Spain. 

Spain crowned European Championship C winners and stay on RLWC2017 trail

Date: 19/10/15

One of Europe’s newest competing nations has won their first silverware, after Spain ran in 14 tries to trounce Greece 76-4 in the Nikaia Municipality Stadium, Athens and take the European Championship C title.

The win also means that the Spanish become the six side in next autumn’s qualifiers for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, joining seeds Ireland and Wales along with Serbia, Russia and Italy.

New Coaches For Spain

Spain Appoint New Men’s and Women’s National Team Coaches

Mike Grady and Mariano Martín have been appointed as the new men’s and women’s head coaches of the respective national teams by the Spanish Association of Rugby League (AERL). Both will also be responsible for developing the sport’s strategy...

No stopping Spain as they create eighth rugby league club

Date: 14/8/14

The eighth club registered to play rugby league in Spain, and sixth in the county of l'Horta, has been established.

Torrent Tigres RLC are intending to make their debut at the inaugural Spanish 9s later this year and enter the National League Championship in 2015.

Spain Rugby League

New rugby league club formed in Spain

Date: 20/5/14

Almogàvers XIII Valencia, under the chairmanship of Kike Bolis, have become the sixth team to be accepted into the new Spanish Rugby League fraternity.

First female rugby league match in Spain

Date: 14/6/15

Custodians Madrid and Getafe Rugby will contest the first women's rugby league match in Spain, today (14/6), in Madrid.

Miguel Angel Montoro, president of AERL Madrid commented, “it is an honour for Madrid to present the first female rugby league match in our country. The hard work of last months has paid off and now we have to enjoy this wonderful day.”

Catalans Dragons

More European Exposure for Catalans Dragons and Betfred Super League

RL Commercial can confirm that all Catalans Dragons fixtures in the 2024 Betfred Super League will be shown in France and Spain in another broadcasting first for the competition thanks to new agreements that have been reached with L’Equipe...