Sunday, June 23, 2024

Valencian Warriors win Spanish Rugby League Cup Final

Date: 10/7/15

Valencian Warriors picked up their first silverware, defeating Irreductibles Mislata 32-12, in the second Spanish Cup final.

Warriors only led 12-8 at half time, three second half tries in 15 minutes seeing them home.

Centre Christian Domínguez crossed twice for the victors, Richi Perelló doing likewise for Irreductibles, who lost in the final for the second consecutive year.

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Spanish Rugby League 9s format, sponsorship and coverage announced

Date: 15/9/14

The inaugural Spanish Rugby League 9s Championship, which begins on 8th November, will see matches played in a festival format in three cities over five rounds.

Kit suppliers Wibo have agreed to sponsor the competition and each round will see three teams play, with an overall classification then being drawn up to determine the three sides who will make the final, which will be held in the city of the highest ranking team.

RL returns to Catalonia with team joining Spanish League


Date: 26/2/15

Gossos Barcelona has become the first club Catalonian club to link with the Spanish Federation (AERL) meaning Cataluña becomes the fourth region represented joining Valencia, Madrid and Andalucia.

After months of preparatory work Gossos Barcelona Rugby League, who will play out of Castellar del Vallés (Barcelona), are now preparing for their first match.

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Spain to establish Rugby League 9s

Date: 5/8/14

The AERL - Spanish Association of Rugby League - has launched their inaugural Rugby League 9's competition to be played in the close-season.

The winter competition will also help develop new Spanish referees and maintain active players before the National League Championship re-starts in summer 2015.

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Spanish revel in first rugby league test win

Date: 28/5/14

Coach Darren Fisher and skipper Aitor Davila have been reflecting on Spain’s entry in to the rugby league Test arena, which saw them beat Belgium 12-10 on Saturday in Brussels, in their first international hit out.

With six clubs having been formed this year in their domestic competition, the result has proved to be a big boost to the development of the sport in the country.

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Espana RL create history with first League match in Castellon

By Richard Cowley, Date: 15/11/13

The newly established Espana Rugby League will be breaking new ground with the first rugby league match to be played in Castellon province, in the northeast of Spain tonight.

BARLA tour Spain in two match rugby league series

Date: 17/4/15

The growth of rugby league in Spain will be further supported by a visit from BARLA Youth to Valencia later this month for two matches against Spanish youth national teams.

The Spanish U23s will play the best from the British community clubs on 21 April, and the U21s will face the tourists two days later.

First Spanish Rugby League coaches qualified

By Phil Caplan, Date: 18/2/14

The Asociación Española de Rugby League (AERL) has hosted its first technical course with 24 new local coaches receiving their Level 1 certificate after the two-day gathering in Albal, Valencia.

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.

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Interview with the new head coach of Spanish Rugby League

Date: 11/12/13

Darren Fisher, Spanish Rugby League coach, responded to his first Rugby League questions in Spain on the Balon Oval website with Juan Maria Garcia Talona.