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Serbia and Lebanon U21s to meet in two-match rugby league series

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From: Serbian Rugby League Federation / Belgrade
Date: 31 August, 2016

SERBIA AND LEBANON U21s TO MEET IN TWO-MATCH RUGBY LEAGUE SERIES

Serbia U21s will host two games against their Lebanese counterparts next month as further build-up to their 2017 World Cup European Qualifiers.

The matches will be played on 21 September at SC Inge and four days later at Hero-Polet Jajinci.

The hosts include seven players in their initial 25-man squad who are in contention for the full national side – Miodrag Tomić, Relja Petrović, Aleksa Radić, Đorđe Stošić, Pavle Vojinović, Dario Abidinović and Dragan Janković – along with two, Rajko Trifunović and Vladimir Milutinović, who step up from the U18s.

Serbian U21 coach Admir Hadžić commented: “We’ve been together almost the whole summer, mostly with the senior national side which is preparing for the WC Qualifiers in October. Training with the older players made the 21s a lot more committed and motivated and they are eager to showcase their development.”

SRLF general secretary Slobodan Manak added: “We are so happy that we can host once again our great friends from Lebanon. We’ve been touring each other’s countries for last decade or so and this will be another spectacle of the up-and-coming players.”

The Young Cedars include Imad Chidiac and Raymond Sabat who were capped for Lebanon for the first time in Italy.

Omar Knio was in their U18 squad that toured Serbia in July, whilst Georges Farah, George Yazbeck and Omar Marhaba were in the Lebanon U18 squad that toured Serbia in 2012.

Lebanon U21 coach Robin Hachache noted: “Preparation has been good, with a lot of enthusiasm and commitment from the boys.”

LRLF Performance Director Tarik Houchar commented: “The recent Cedars tour of Sicily and being crowned Mediterranean Cup champions has brought back a sense of excitement to all the rugby league players and rugby league community in Lebanon. It is our best youth up next and I’m excited to see the progress made under Robin alongside our new high performance coach Gabby Haddad, and I know these young men will do there county proud.”

SERBIAN U21 25-MAN SQUAD
Pavle Vojinović, Dario Abidinović, Ronaldo Bitići, Petar Kovač, Vladimir Milutinović, Dragan Janković, Denis Bibić, Branko Čarapić i Kosta Stojković (all Partizan), Miodrag Tomić, Denis Čengaj, Rajko Trifunović, Miloš Kostadinović, Mladen Ranđić, Nikola Đurić (Red Star),Relja Petrović, Aleksa Radić, Andrej Mora, Milan Čobanović, Milan Avramović, Miloš Aleksić (Dorćol), Đorđe Stošić, Stefan Arsić(Soko Vranje),Velibor Ristić and Aleksandar Pavlović (Radnički Niš)

LEBANON U21 25-MAN SQUAD

Mohamad Akil, Mohamad Ghadar, Marwan Janoun, Nicholas Traboulsi (AUB-JV),Omar Knio (Broummana High School), Imad Chidiac, James Haddad, Marc Mansour, (Immortals RLFC), Jeffrey Tohme (Jounieh RLFC), Rany Abi Falah, Jean Michel Rizk (NDU), Joseph Aslan, Georges Farah, Omar Marhaba, George Yazbeck, (Tripoli RLFC), Ziad Agha, Suk Bajwa, Alfred Bowles, Robbie Farjallah, Raphael Mekari, Hamzeh Al Murdaa, Malek Nourredine, Raymond Sabat, Luk Savadogo, Hisham El Yafi, (Wolves RLFC)

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Junior Wolverines triumphant in rugby league international in Jamaica

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From: JAMAICA RUGBY LEAGUE ASSOCIATION

Date: 29 August, 2016

CANADA WIN HISTORIC JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL IN JAMAICA

Canada’s Junior Wolverines came out on top 24-4 against Jamaica U17s in a tough and physical international test match at the Barbican Football Field in Kingston.

The historic encounter marked the first time both nations fielded youth international teams.

“This was everything an international test match should be,” said Canadian team manager Andy Blackburn. “It was an intense end-to-end contest where the final score did not reflect how well matched the teams were.

“The only difference was that we took full advantage of our opportunities and defended our goal line repeatedly with a passion and physicality well beyond our boys rugby league playing experience, I couldn’t be more impressed with them.”

From the opening whistle, the Canadians were physical in their approach using their size advantage to out-muscle the nimble Jamaicans in midfield.

The tourists were first on the board in the 20th minute when their quick-thinking hooker Thomas Blackburn scooted and dummied his way the try line from 20 metres out, Max Radcliff goaling.

Evon McKay extended the lead, winger Romaine Dunn scoring Jamaica’s only points when he outpaced the defensive from a scrum, Canada leading 10-4 at the break.

Zack Payne, Zack Keen and Ari Stan added tries for the visitors in the second half, Connor Bryon kicking a goal.

Despite enjoying long periods of possession, the Young Reggae Warriors were unable to breach the tourists rearguard, too often opting to attack up the middle instead of spreading the ball wide to their speedy wingers and centres.

JRLA director of rugby, Romeo Monteith, commented: “Canada were deserving winners , they played organized and stuck to the simple tasks despite taking some heavy knocks. We played well in patches however an inability to move the ball around the park greatly affected our chances.

“The boys from both nations had a great experience and the fans were entertained by a fantastic game. Jamaica and Canada will continue to work together to create opportunities for our growing rugby league community; we hope to see many more events such as this.”

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Spain announce Rugby League World Cup Qualifier warm up match whilst Serbia look to appoint new coach

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DATE: 22 August, 2016

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SPAIN ANNOUNCE RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP QUALIFIER WARM UP MATCH WHILST SERBIA LOOK TO APPOINT NEW COACH

Spain and Serbia will meet for the first time as both nations prepare for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup European Qualifiers this autumn.

They are in different pools as they both attempt to reach the final stages of the tournament – to be held in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea – for the first time, and will play an international fixture as part of their build-up on 24 September at Quatre Carreres, Valencia (kick off 5pm), the venue for Spain’s home qualifier against Ireland the following month.

Spain coach Darren Fisher commented: “We are really pleased we have secured this match, it will be a pleasure to welcome Serbia to Spain as we both put our preparations together for the World Cup Qualifiers in October.

“We have a very good relationship with the Serbian players and staff and it’s great to finally play one another in what promises to be a great contest. We know the Serbians will be very physical and well-organised and it is ideal for us to get used to that style as we get set to face the highest standard in our short history.

Fisher added: “For me it’s a great opportunity to select a domestically-based squad and give them a test at the level required for the qualifiers, I’ll be giving several debuts to new players and it will be exciting to see how well they contribute.”

Serbian Rugby League Federation general secretary Slobodan Mank added: “We are very glad that Spain answered our call for this match. We want to prepare as best as we can because we have high hopes to qualify for the next World Cup and it will be a good test for our boys to see where we stand now.”

The Serbians will be led by head coach Ljubomir Bukvic after Darren Higgins has had to stand down from the post.

“We regret Darren is no longer coach of the national team because he could not fit his professional and personal commitments together with the obligations needed for the Serbian national side,” Mank said.

“We thank Darren for all he had done to raise the standard and wish him all the best in the future, he has put in some long lasting structures which we will benefit from. Serbian Rugby League is in talks with potential candidates for the position and we hope that we can announce his replacement soon.”

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Ontario makes representative rugby league debut

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DATE: 19 August, 2016

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ONTARIO MAKES REPRESENTATIVE RUGBY LEAGUE DEBUT

The state of Ontario has made its rugby league debut, going down 38-6 to the touring England Lionhearts (North West) at Burlington Centaurs.

In a spirited performance in difficult conditions of humidty, rain and declining light, Ontario head coach Benjamin Fleming was full of praise for his men.

“It was a really important first step was for Ontario Rugby League,” he said. “In testing conditions, and with a few of the lads in their first year in the sport, the boys were gallant in defeat and can

hold their heads high.

“Both teams played the match in the right spirit and our scrambling defence was a real highlight for us, there were far more positives to take away then negatives. The English lads were relentless in their knowledge of the game, fluidity and decision-making under pressure.”

Fleming added: “The tone has been set for a gruelling encounter this Saturday when the Canadian Wolverines, fresh from their victory against Jamaica in the Americas Championship, play the Lionhearts at Lamport stadium, Toronto.”

The tourists took control against Ontario thanks to a first half hat-trick from Clock Face Miners centre Matthew Norton.

Adam Prendergast opened the scoring but Ontario levelled on 25 minutes when TJ Cole intercepted an Andrew Groves pass and smartly offloaded to Orlando Jones who sprinted down the touchline 70 metres to score, Andrew Giguere converting.

In the second period, Lionhearts wrested the initiative with further scores from Martin Lewis, Rob Bailey, Dave Astley and Liam Quinn with two goals from Jordan Gibson.

Lionhearts coach Mick Blakeley noted: “We can take nothing away from the Canadians who gave a great account of themselves, played in the right spirit and took their chance well. Our experience showed through in the second half."”

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Czech Rugby League prepare for Canadian Military test

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CZECHS PREPARE FOR CANADIAN MILITARY TEST

The Canadian Military Wolverines, a side comprised of soldiers deployed in Poland to support NATO assurance and deterrence measures, will play their second match on Saturday, when they face the Czech Republic . at RLC Dragons Krupka Stadium in Teplice (kick off 4pm)

The match will be used for by the CZRLA as preparation before facing Norway and Ukraine in internationals later in the year.

In their opening match, the Military Wolverines, who were set up in February, emphatically defeated a Poland Bisons XIII 60-0. They have also been involved in development of the sport in Poland.

“This game is another opportunity to show off our sport and make it grow across Europe and overseas," said Jaroslav Bžoch, president of the Czech Rugby League Association. “While the Czech national team does not have soldiers in its ranks, many of them play in the domestic leagues so this is a great fit.”

“We are looking forward to we expect will be a challenging game,” said Warrant Officer Philippe Dessureault, captain of the Canadian military team. “We contacted the Czech Rugby League Association to see if we could plan a game relatively quickly and are glad that we managed to agree on a date. The Canadian Rugby League Association is fully supporting us in the process.”

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Netherlands rugby league happy with progress despite narrow defeat to Germany

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DATE: 16 August 016

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GERMANY NARROWLY WIN GRIFFIN CUP IN ROTTERDAM

Germany retained the Griffin Cup but only just, after an impressive display from a new-look Dutch side, the visitors holding on to triumph 8-6 in Rotterdam.

The final hour of a tense match was scoreless following Emerson Werk’s converted opener for the hosts on eight minutes and tries by Jannek Hagenah and David Ziekursch’s for Germany.

The two-point defeat was the closest the Dutch had come to the trophy, in June 2015 Germany won 46-12, the year before the Dutch were crushed 70-16 at home, and in 2013 their neighbours won 28-22.

According to Thijs van der Zouwen, the Nederlandse Rugby League Bond president: “The NRLB fielded our strongest national team yet. Never before have our players played so many matches during the domestic season, nor have we had so many trying out for the squad in the Netherlands. We had a great training camp in the week running up to the match.

“Our national coach Kane Krlic selected a great set of lads that are all willing to work hard, listen and improve themselves,” he continued. “In a limited amount of time he managed to form a tight-knit team, he has really raised the level of the sport and his knowledge of the game has been a tremendous help to both the players and the coaches in the Netherlands.

“We might not have won this time but we feel we can build on the game. Ten out of the 17 players were under 24 years old. We lost quite some experience with the absence of veterans like Jorge Vasquez and Jason Bruygoms but their replacements did an excellent job.”

Van der Zouwen added: “Our hooker Joe Storm, for instance, showed great perseverance when he dislocated his shoulder but returned to the match after the medical staff managed to pull it back in. We hope to keep the core of this team together and build on this in the coming years.

“The German team and staff are a good bunch of guys, post-match turned out to be quite productive. Both nations are looking to see how we can grow grassroots league and we discussed how we can help each other out. Hopefully Dutch clubs will be playing friendly fixtures against German teams in the coming months.”

Germany co-coach Bob Douhgton said: “It was a tough encounter with the Dutch having a much-improved side and Germany fielding only domestic players. We were unable to take advantage of good field position in the latter stages, being camped in the Dutch quarter for long periods. Thankfully our defence held up and we were able to come away with the win, defending the Griffin Cup for another year.”

NETHERLANDS 6

David Scholte, Engin Hoke, Thijs van Der Zouwen, Daan van Rossum, Marijn Steenland, Benjamin van Bodegraven, Sjoerd Dijkhoorn, Taco De Boer, Joe Storm, Emerson Werk, Koos Wabeke, Patrick Neuteboom, Daniel van der Waas

Subs: Edson Neves Aldair, Patrick Funk, Daniel de Ruiter, Wouter Naloop

Try: Emerson Werk (8)

Goal: Joe Storm 1/1

GERMANY 8
Mawuli Amefia, Jannek Hagenah, Frede Florian, Sebastian Peter, David Ziekursch, Vivien Seelweger, Ingo Borgdorf, Karsten Brüning, Liam Doughton, Edward Briggs, Marc Zupan, Zak Bredin, Arn Falk

Subs: Felix Buhla, Rico Wall, Jorg Schlarb, Joshua Leutenecker

Tries: Jannek Hagenah (13), David Ziekursch (22)

Goals: Doughton 0/2

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Serbian Seniors defeat their young rugby league protégés

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Date: 16 August, 2016

SERBIAN SENIORS WIN ANNUAL CHALLENGE CUP

Serbian rugby league’s present met its future in the annual Challenge cup, with the senior national team prevailing 68-22 against their U21 counterparts, in a clash held at the FK Heroj Polet stadium in Jajinci .

The clash was a good test for both sides who are in the midst of preparation for their respective autumn matches.

Seniors ran in 12 tries showing the benefit of two weeks of training and conditioning together before the national championship continues.

In form centre Miloš Ćalić scored a hat trick and Serbian coaching duo, Ljubomir Bukvić and Darren Higgins – who flew in from England for the game – were more than satisfied with the performance, emphasizing that is a good indicator for the 2017 World Cup European Qualifiers in October.

“The core of the players from the domestic clubs showed that they are in good form.” said Bukvić after the game. “The upcoming finish of the club season will give further opportunity for the players to impress before we head to Valencia on 21 September to play Spain. That will be our final test ahead of the qualifying games against Wales and Italy.”

The game was also a good test also for the U21’s who are preparing for two internationals against Lebanon in September.

“I’m happy with the team effort,” said Serbian U21 coach Admir Hadžić. “The guys didn’t back down and we attacked when we had the chance. There is a lot to be worked on but the team spirit is something we continue to build.”

SERBIA 68

Miloš Zogović, Relja Petrović, Miloš Ćalić, Pero Madžarević, Pavle Vojinović, Vojislav Dedić, Džavid Jašari, Vlado Kušić, Vladislav Dedić, Nikola Srbljanin, Žarko Kovačević, Stevan Stevanović, Stefan Nedeljković.

Tries: Stevan Stevanović (’7), Džavid Jašari (’14), Nikola Srbljanin (’18, ’51), Vladislav Dedić (’26), Vlado Kušić (’30, ’70), Miloš Ćalić (’39, ’61, ’64), Stefan Nedeljković (’58), Vojislav Dedić (’80).

Goals: Vojislav Dedić 10/12.

SERBIA U21 22

Andrej Mora, Vladimir Milutinović, Stevan Arsić, Denis Čengaj, Ronaldo Bitići, Aleksandar Pavlović, Đorđe Stošić, Aleksa Miljković, Vuk Štrbac, Aleksa Radić, Miodrag Tomić, Petar Kovač, Dario Abidinović.

Tries: Ronaldo Bitići (’21), Vladimir Milutinović (’47, ’75), Aleksa Radić (’64).

Goals: Đorđe Stošić 3/4.

Half time: 36-6

Referee: Radoslav Novaković (Belgrade)

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