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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 –...
Sweden Rugby League

Team from Sweden takes out Scandinavian 7’s tournament

By Richard Cowley, Date: 27/3/13

The 2013 rugby league season in Scandinavian warmed up over the weekend with the Scandinavian 7's Tournament taking place in Kungsbacka, Sweden. Teams from Sweden, Norway and Denmark all entered teams and the day itself was a huge success, showcasing the exciting rugby league talent within Scandinavia.

Sweden ready for Rugby League Nordic Cup Challenge

By Phil Caplan, Date: 27/7/12

A new-look Sweden are set to face Norway in Gothenburg this Saturday in the next round of the 2012 Nordic Cup, according to Sverige RL Chairman Scott Edwards.

“We held a training session in Skåne recently, a county in southern Sweden that is new to rugby league,” he said. “From that 16 new, younger players made it into the squad and the boys are very excited.”

Stockholm Kungar

Stockholm win rugby league Scandinavian 9s

Date: 27/3/15

Newcomers Stockholm Kungar, in their first official competition, were triumphant in the pre-season Scandinavian 9s, held in Kungsbacka,

Kungar defeated defending champions Copenhagen Black Swans in their first game, played in light snow, and also went on to overcome Sodertalje in the pool stages.

Sweden Rugby League

Train like a Swede! rugby league style!

By Joel Saaghy, Date: 8/7/14

Sweden to hold another open training session to fans as well as national selection.

An open training session will be held on Sunday July 13 in Jönköping for all current players and those interested in trying out rugby league for the first time.

Rugby League Nordic Cup 2013

Sweden take the spoils in opening match of rugby league Nordic Cup

By Phil Caplan, Date: 25/7/13

Sweden produced an upset win in the opening game of the 2013 Nordic Cup, beating holders and European Bowl participants Norway 40-22 in Oslo.

The underdog visitors raced into a 20-0 lead, skipper Fabian Wikander leading the way, the hooker posting a total of two tries and six goals in a 20 point haul.

Sweden completes rugby league coaching activity

Date: 13/6/15

The RLEF completed its Swedish programme in the 18-month, EU-part funded Leadership Devolution Project, running a coaching activity in Lund, in the south of the country to qualify their two trainee educators, Paul Briggs and Ashley Brown.

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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...
Sweden Rugby League

Sweden continues its rugby league progress

Date: 24/7/14

As they prepare to make their entry in this season’s Nordic Cup, with a match against Denmark in Copenhagen on 16th August, holders Sweden are hoping continued domestic progress will help them become the first Scandinavian nation to win the trophy twice.

Sweden Rugby League

Sweden Rugby League lands major sponsorship deal

Date: 19/1/15

Major changes have been unveiled by Sweden Rugby League which has seen them elect a new chairman and board, sign a major sponsorship deal and announce the formation of two new clubs in Stockholm which will see the start of regular domestic competition.