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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 –...

Ukrainian Rugby League Federation sets out ambitious expansion plans

Date: 18/11/14

Moving into its ninth year, the Ukrainian Federation of Rugby League has revealed ambitious plans for an extensive expansion of the sport in 2015 which will see more teams than ever before play the sport, despite the political situation that continues to affect the country.

At a meeting in L`viv, western Ukraine, UFRL president Artur Martyrosyan mapped out next year’s competition structure which will see eight sides compete in the flagship Championship of Ukraine, underpinned by a second division, a new national cup competition and continued junior development at U21, U18, U16 and U12 level, which will see over 200 matches take place in total.

Eight-team Ukraine Super League set for kick off

Date: 23/3/17

The Ukrainian Super League kicks off on 25 March with eight clubs playing in two groups of four and expectations that it will be the most competitive domestic season yet.

Serbian Rugby League 2020

European Rugby League board confirm revised international schedule

Following consultation with member federations, European Rugby League (ERL) has reviewed the European international competitions scheduled for 2021. Taking into account the effects of the global pandemic on nation’s abilities to host and travel under on-going restrictions, Euro B and D...
Ukraine Rugby League

Ukraine Rugby League team registers historic victory against British

By Phil Caplan, Date: 21/6/13

Ukraine rugby league registered a memorable win against the BARLA Young Lions touring team to capture the Artur Martyrosyan Memorial Cup in Kharkov. The British amateurs led 16-10 at the break but the home side crossed three times in the second half, led admirably by Vladimir Mashkin and a strong defensive effort from Sergii Kravchenko, hanging on to triumph 26-22.

Ukraine Rugby League

Second European Championship B Fixture switched from Ukraine

By Phil Caplan, Date: 8/4/14

The European Championship B match between Ukraine and Italy, scheduled for Kharkiv on 5 July, has been switched to Italy as the political crisis in Ukraine shows no immediate signs of abating.


Canterbury and Hardgear to donate Ukraine kit for European U19S

The Ukrainian Federation of Rugby League’s fundraising efforts to reach the European U19s Championships have been given a major boost thanks to the generosity of European Rugby League’s official kit partner Canterbury and retail partner Hardgear Ltd, who have...
Rugby League Development Fund

Ukraine and RLEF thank Rugby League Development Fund members

Date: 11/8/14

With news reaching the Ukraine Rugby League that they had won the $3000 RLDF grant. UFRL President Artur Martyrosyan responds to Rugby League Development Fund Members!

"Thank you for the GREAT NEWS!!!"

Ukraine Uzhgorod

Ukraine rugby league set for full restart as Legion XIII club honoured

With Covid-19 restrictions lifting in the Ukraine, the Super League season is set to restart on 27 March, with seven teams taking part. Aside from the nation’s oldest club and defending champions, RLC Legion XIII from Kharkiv, the others are...
Ukraine Rugby League

Italy and Ukraine U19s play off for a place in 2018 Rugby League European...

Date: 18/5/18

Italy and Ukraine U19s meet for the first time in the Stadio Fogliano, Fogliano di Repuglia tomorrow (Saturday), for the right to be the eighth nation in the 2018 U19 European Championships, in Belgrade this August.