Netherlands

Brief HistoryIn 2003, the NNRLB was formed to develop and promote the game of Rugby League in the Netherlands.Recent Matches & ProgressInternational Game RecordsThe first game of Rugby League in Holland was played in 2003 when two Netherlands sides hosted two national touring sides from Scotland. They entered the European Nations Cup in 2005, losing to Georgia 34-14, but beating Serbia 26-10.Netherlands 14-34 Georgia (2005)
Netherlands 26-10 Serbia (2005)Future DevelopmentThe national team will enter the European Nations Cup qualifiers in 2006, the stepping stone to potential qualification for the 2008 World Cup. This will see games against Russia (Home, 28/04/06), Georgia (Away, 25/05/06) and Serbia (Home, 17/06/06)Club TeamsContact InformationAlthough there are no established Rugby League teams, the NNRLB has approached several Rugby Union clubs, with the following expressing interest: The Bassets, Te Werve, Rotterdam, The Hookers, Sparta Rugby.http://www.nnrlb.nl/

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