Burns appointed PDRL Head Coach

2021-01-28T08:16:10+00:00January 28th, 2021|PDRL, RL News|

Following the recent announcement that Scotland will be launching a Physical Disability Rugby League team with a view to taking part in the 2021 PDRL World Cup in October, a series of interviews have taken place. We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Burns as the first Head Coach of the [...]

Hogg appointed Head of Medical

2021-01-28T15:23:15+00:00January 20th, 2021|RL News, Scotland RL Team|

Following Dr Paul Stockton stepping down from his role of Head of Medical we are delighted to announce Dr Andrew Hogg as our new Head of Medical. Andrew grew up in Haddington, a town east of Edinburgh. After going to school in Haddington he studied in Newcastle and then Dublin, before working in Manchester [...]

Paul Stockton steps down as Head of Medical for Scotland Rugby League

2021-01-13T09:15:00+00:00January 13th, 2021|RL News, Scotland RL Team|

Highly popular and highly professional, Scotland Rugby League Head of Medical Paul " Stocko" Stockton has stepped down from the role he has held since 2015. During his time with Scotland, Stocko has been a vital part of the Senior Men's support  team and has provided support for all Scotland's other representative teams as [...]

VACANCY | SRL Media Assistants

2020-12-15T17:05:09+00:00December 15th, 2020|RL News|

Applications are invited to be part of the Scotland Rugby League Media Team. The following volunteer roles are available:  Media Assistants Scotland Rugby League is the governing body for the sport in Scotland and works closely with the Rugby Football League and sportscotland to lead the sport. Scotland Rugby League are seeking to appoint two [...]

David Butler appointed as Rugby League European Federation GM

2020-12-11T10:02:04+00:00December 11th, 2020|RL News|

The Rugby League European Federation has confirmed the appointment of David Butler as the organization’s new general manager, with the former head of participation at British Equestrian and director of delivery for Basketball England due to take up his post on 4 January, 2021. Butler returns to the sport having previously held the roles [...]

Scotland Rugby League thanks sponsor MatchPoint for their long running support

2020-11-27T08:13:10+00:00November 27th, 2020|LDRL, PDRL, RL News, Scotland 9s, Scotland A, Scotland Club XIII, Scotland RL Team, Scotland Students, Scotland Under 16s, Scotland Under 19s, Scotland Wheelchair RL, Scotland Women, Scotland X-League, Sponsor News|

It is rare in sport that a sponsor supports any sport for more than 3 to 4 years. That is most definitely not the case for Corporate Hospitality and VIP Experiences company MatchPoint. MatchPoint was founded in 1992 and are based in Edinburgh. In 2013 the founder of the business Neil Cunningham and [...]

UKAD launches Protect Your Sport

2020-11-17T19:04:56+00:00November 17th, 2020|PDRL, RL News, Scotland 9s, Scotland A, Scotland Club XIII, Scotland RL Team, Scotland Students, Scotland Under 16s, Scotland Under 19s, Scotland Wheelchair RL, Scotland Women, Wheelchair|

UK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has today launched a new campaign to promote ‘Protect Your Sport’, encouraging more people to come forward and share their concerns about doping in sport. Intelligence reports are crucial for anti-doping investigations, 35% of bans from sport published in 2019, came from information shared with UKAD. The campaign has been launched [...]

Legacy: The Class of ‘95

2020-08-15T12:00:40+00:00August 14th, 2020|RL News|

Oh, what might have been. If Struan Douglas is to be believed, the first full men’s international for Scotland Rugby League, played 25 years ago yesterday, could well have been a victory. The Stena Sealink Challenge vs Ireland, at the Royal Dublin Showgrounds on the 13th of August 1995 was a landmark occasion for Rugby [...]

SRL, in partnership with Sporting Records Online Ltd, launches new data records

2020-08-13T11:06:14+00:00August 13th, 2020|RL News|

Scotland Rugby League (SRL) has today officially launched their new online records and stats for the Scotland Men’s team to celebrate 25 years since the first men’s international match. Sporting Records Online Ltd (SRO) are the official data partners for top level rugby union clubs like Wasps, Northampton Saints, Dragons and Scarlets. The company [...]


2020-08-10T12:03:47+00:00August 4th, 2020|RL News|

Following a formal communication sent to the First Minister on the morning of 30th July 2020 from 32 individual SGBs, the SGB CEO Executive Forum welcomes the recognition by the First Minister of the requirement to move forward the re-opening of sports facilities. A copy of the letter sent to the First Minister can be [...]

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