Russian Rugby League Federation

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Russian Rugby League Federation
Федерация Регбилиг России
Russian Rugby League Federation logo
Founded 1978
RLIF affiliation 1993
RLEF affiliation Full Member[1]
Responsibility Russia
Headquarters 36 Leningrad Prospekt, Moscow Russia 125167 [2]
Key people Mr. Alexander N. Eremin[3] (President)
As of 4 April 2010

Russian Rugby League Federation (Russian: Федерация Регбилиг России) was the governing body for rugby league in Russia until 2010. It was founded originally in 1978 mainly as a governing body for Moscow based teams but became the head body for all of Russia in 1986. The Russian Rugby League Federation became affiliated to the Rugby League International Federation in 1993. In 2003 the Russia became a full test nation in rugby league.[4]

Russian Ministry of Sports order number 21 dated 20 January 2010, expelled Rugby League from the State Register of Sports of Russia. President Alexander Eremin, board member and employees will discuss the option for the continuation of Rugby League in Russia with various government, civic and sports organizations, in particular the ministry of Sports and Rugby Union of Russia [3]

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  1. ^ RLEF. "Overview". RLEF. Retrieved 2009-06-30. 
  2. ^ RRLF. "RRLF Website Old Website". RRLF. Retrieved 2010-04-04. 
  3. ^ a b RRLF. "RRLF Website Press release 05 February 2010". RRLF. Retrieved 2010-04-04. 
  4. ^ Dave Hadfield (2003-02-04). "Widnes on target to attract Paul". The Independent. Retrieved 2009-06-13.