Greece

Brief HistoryRugby League has never been played in Greece, but it is steadily emerging and it's popularity will be judged in 2006 when a new domestic competitions gets under way. The Greek Rugby League is looking to establish the game there, and the national team has been going since 2003.Recent Matches & ProgressInternational Game Records Malta defeated Greece 24-22 (16/10/2005)
Italy def. Greece 58-14 (2/10/2004)
Italy def. Greece 26-24 (27/9/2003)
Greece def. New Caledonia 28-10 (31/8/2003) Future DevelopmentGreece have plans to play Russia in October 2006, the first ever international game in the country. They will also compete in the Mediterranean Group in qualification for the World Cup of 2008.Club TeamsContact InformationGreece will be staging their first domestic competition in 2006, consisting of 4 teams, with the primary aim to get the people of Athens playing Rugby League. It will run for 4-6 weeks with 2 games per week.www.greekrugbyleague.com  Famous PlayersMichael Korkidas – prop forward currently playing in Superleague with Wakefield. Jason Demetriou – former Widnes centre, also with Wakefield.

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