More Great News Form Europe

Various Some more great news from Europe this week with new affiliate members being accepted, The War of the Roses in swing with Cumbria winning the opening round and Lebanon and Italy battling it out for the last world Cup qualifiers. Russia and Serbia though won’t be going home empty, they will be fighting it out for the Slavic Cup. RUGBY LEAGUE EUROPEAN FEDERATION FORMALLY ADMITS FOUR NEW MEMBERS From Phil...

Impressive Starts in the World Cup

By Daniel Andruczyk This weekend represents the start of the official International Season. 12 teams have been involved in games across 4 continents. Australia, European North America and the Middle East have seen matches played in different tournaments. World Cup Qualifiers The World Cup Qualifiers kicked off on the weekend with I guess no real surprises in the results. The teams full of overseas players had some...

FIRL Press Releases

From Various ITALY HOLD THEIR TEAM PRESENTATION ON BOARD THEIR SPONSORS MSC CRUISE LINER From FIRL media The presentation of the Italian National Rugby League squad took place on board the MSC Musica today, 9th October 2011 With the presentation of partners MSC Crociere, San Marco Petroli, and the participation of Mr Dino Ponchio, president of the Padova Provincial committee of C.O.N.I. which has given its support...

FIRL Press Release–Everything is ready! Italy Starts its Road to the Cup

From FIRL media F.I.R.L, with the recent tour to England by its national A side, has been able to finalise the Azurri side, that will participate in the upcoming 2013 World Cup qualifications. Captained by Anthony Minichello and Cameran Cirarldo, the Italian Rugby League national side will play in the European tournament where the last two places for the qualification for the 2013 World Cup will be assigned. Italy...

2013 Rugby League World Cup European Qualifier Squads Announced

From Phil Caplan Italy, Lebanon, Russia and Serbia have unveiled their squads for next month’s 2013 Rugby League World Cup European Zone Qualifiers. Joint-captained by Anthony Minichello and Cameran Cirarldo, the Italian’s kick off the round robin tournament when they host Russia in Padova on the 15th October. Vice president Fabio Di Pietro noted that being on the road to the World stage is a massive achievement....

CARLO NAPOLITANO ANNOUNCES THE ITALIAN SQUAD FOR THE WORLD CUP QUALIFICATION

From the FIRL media office Carlo Napolitano, Head Coach of the Italian National Rugby League side, (Monday 29th August 2011) announced the squad that will participate in the qualification for the World Cup from the 15th October till 29th October 2011. Coach Napolitano, together with his staff has named the following 50 players for the qualifications. Anthony Minichiello (C) Sydney City Roosters / NRL Josh White...

Canada Look to get One Back While Hungary to get its Next Game, IRFL Goes International

From Various This week quite a bit of news from several countries. The Canada v Jamaica clash is drawing closer and RLIS will be in Toronto to cover and report on the clash. Hungary are getting ready for their second match against a Serbian select from Belgrade and Italia RFL’s grand final goes international. CANADA NAME SQUAD FOR JAMAICA CLASH From Phil Caplan The Canada Wolverines have named a strong line up to...

Results Galore as Europe is in Full Swing

By Various This week, after another hectic schedule due to travel and conferences with my job, I am finally able to get back and start doing some reporting on the game again. Some results coming through with internationals and also domestic comps in Italy. RUGBY LEAGUE EUROPEAN FEDERATION – EUROPEAN SHIELD – MATCH 1 NORWAY 32 GERMANY 28 – Bislett Stadion, Oslo Two-try stand off and man of the match Tye Ingebrigsten...
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