Norway RL launches new logo


Norway rugby league have launched their first ever logo with the help of specialist sports consultancy

Norwegian-born teacher Justin Ryan has been teaching rugby league at Hannestad primary school in Sarpsborg, south east Norway since February 2006 and is looking to develop the sport over the coming years.

Justin has held numerous rugby league tournaments in his school with the first ever being held on the 29th September 2006. Commenting on the popularity of his rugby league tournaments and sessions, Justin said "The interest in rugby league here in Hannestad is really high, Norway is a rugby union stronghold but we're looking at changing that over the next few years with the development of our very own rugby league team".

First step in the development of the team is the creating of the team name, after much consideration the team was officially named "Hannestad Wolves Rugby League".

Steven Devonshire, Creative consultant at said "We're happy to help rugby league develop in countries and give our full support to Justin, the work he's done in such a small space of time should be commended”.

Justin went on to say "A very special thanks to for making this logo for us. We are delighted with it and it gives us a real
platform for development".

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