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Espana Rugby League

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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Spain taste victory in their first-ever rugby league test match

Date: 27/5/14

BELGIUM 10 SPAIN 12 – Brussels

Spain came from 10-2 down just before the hour to defeat Belgium 12-10 in the their first-ever rugby league Test encounter.

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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.

Spain will face Belgium in rugby league international in May

Date: 18/5/14

The AERL - Spanish Association of Rugby League - is working hard to promote the sport in the country, the national team – who face Belgium in their first-ever international on May 24th having taken delivery of the inaugural kit – exclusive picture below.

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Spanish Rugby League – the story so far

Date: 17/4/14

The Spanish Rugby League project was founded in February 2013 by the hand of Salome Sansano, Aitor Davila and Matt Dulley and a group of Spanish fans at Rugby League.

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First Spanish rugby league match officials qualified

Date: 17/4/2014

The first group of nineteen Spanish referees have received their Level 1 qualification following a three-day visit from RLEF tutor Phil Smith in Valencia. The training course supports the first ever Spanish championship, which kicked off in late March between five clubs.

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.

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.

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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. 

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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.