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Founders of Sweden’s newest clubs; L-R: Mate Kerenyi, Sam Cammell, Corbin McDonald, Pontus Eriksson and Adam Kirk

Welcoming the Kings of Sweden Rugby League

By Joel Saaghy, Date: 5/12/14

As the newest club in Sweden, we welcome Stockholms Kungar. The idea of starting a new club was proposed earlier this year, and to test the waters a friendly match was played against another new club, the Sodertalje Storm.

Interest has grown since that game, and after a recent meeting the capital city-based team are establishing themselves and moving forward. Their foundation meeting elected an interim board to run the foundations of the club, consisting of Adam Kirk (President), Sam Cammell (Vice President), Pontus Eriksson (Secretary).

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.”

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.

European Rugby League Ball

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 host landmark match officials development course

Date: 19/3/15

Sweden Rugby League has hosted a landmark match officials development course in Jönköping, central Sweden, as part of the RLEF-EU Leadership Devolution Project.

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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...
Swedish Rugby League coaching activity in Lund

Sweden host Greeks and Czechs for coaching activity

Date: 3/9/16

The Swedish Rugby League Forening has hosted a level 1 coaching activity in Lund, southern Sweden, attended by Greek, Czech and RLEF personnel, the latest activity in the EU-backed training and education portal.

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 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.