The Rugby League Family Grows.

By Daniel Andruczyk If there is ever am example of a way to do things in Rugby League, Its Europe and the European Federation. Ever since its establishment we have seen the number of countries in Europe that play Rugby league explode from just a few to now well over twenty. Yesterday the hard work over the last 10 years that Lebanon and Serbia have put into to the sport has been officially recognised by the Rugby...

GERMANY SQUAD ANNOUNCED FOR EUROPEAN SHIELD CLASH

From Phil Caplan, RLEF Media Office Rugby League Deutschland has announced its final 25-man squad for this year’s European Shield games. Of the players selected, 19 have been involved with the national team before making this squad the most experienced to date. Head coach Dan Stocks is particularly interested to see how newcomers Southampton Spitfires’ Andy Hoggins and Heidelberg’s Yassin Karachi perform after both...

MALTA NAMES 42-MAN SQUAD AHEAD OF GERMANY AND NORWAY INTERNATIONALS

From Anthony Micallef The Malta Rugby League (MRL) has named a 42-man train-on squad ahead of the 2011 European Shield tournament next month. The Knights squad includes Crusaders Super League star Jarrod Sammut, the playmaker hoping to make his fifth appearance for the national team, while Penrith Panthers U20’s pivot Justin Genovese is a debutant in the Malta squad. Malta coach Anthony Micallef named six different...

Press Release – Russia Appoints Vinny Webb as Head Coach

RLEF Media office, Phil Caplan The Russian Association of Rugby League Clubs, the governing body of the sport in the country, has appointed Englishman Vinny Webb as coach of the national side for this year when Russia will play in the European Zone World Cup qualifiers for the 2013 tournament. Webb, 49, the Rugby Football League’s Head of Coaching, formerly coached Georgia in the 2008 Rugby League World Cup...

RLIS TV – Czech Republic vs. Germany 2009 – European Shield Highlights

By Daniel Andruczyk On a hot summers day the Czechs took on Germany in Olomouc in the 2009 European Shield. Having been heavily defeated in the annual clash two year running the Czechs wanted to make amends. The Germans were caught napping 10 minutes in and from there the Czechs had the initiative running away with their first international win. They beat Germany 30-4. The European Shield is an annual Tri-Nations...

2011 European Shield Details announced

RLEF Media Department The RLEF has announced that the 2011 European Shield will be played in July between competition regulars Germany and last year’s Bowl opponents, Norway and Malta. “Malta are really looking forward to stepping up to the European Shield this summer and if there wasn’t enough incentive already, a re-match against Norway and the opportunity to take on Germany on their own soil is a...

RLIS TV – Czech Republic vs. Italy 2008 – European Shield Game 2 Highlights

By Daniel Andruczyk This week on Rugby League International Scores TV, highlights of game 2 from the 2008 European Shield tournament. Played in a very soggy and raining Saturday in July in a small village, Dubrejovice, just outside of Prague. Italy travelled to take on the Czechs havinh already gone one up in the tournament with a win against the Germans. The Czechs looking to stay alive in the tournament fought...

RLIS TV – Italy vs. Germany 2008 – European Shield Game 1 Highlights

By Daniel Andruczyk This week on Rugby League International Scores TV, highlights of game 1 from the 2008 European Shield tournament. This was played on a beautiful Friday evening in Padua, Italy. The game was part of an overall weekend of Rugby league with not only the Euro Shield game, but also a BARLA v Isle de France game as well as a whole weekend of the Simone Franchini 9’s. Italy fielded largely a team full...
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