Denmark national rugby league team
The Denmark national rugby league team represents Denmark in the sport of rugby league. They are official observers of members of the Rugby League European Federation. Danish rugby league stats, news, team results and other information can be seen on Denmark's RLEF Page.
|Nickname||The Lions (Løverne)|
|Governing body||Dansk Rugby League|
|Head coach||Nigel Kitching|
|Home stadium||Parken Stadium|
| Denmark 26–28 Norway |
(Copenhagen, Denmark; 22 August 2009)
| Denmark 122–8 Sweden |
(Gladsaxe Stadium, Copenhagen; 28 April 2012)
| Malta 24–12 Denmark |
(Victor Tedesco Stadium, Hamrun; 9 June 2012)
Denmark participated in rugby league in the late 2008. The national team lost their first match in 2009, 28–26 to Norway in Copenhagen.
They first won in 2011 in the Nordic Cup (Between Denmark, Norway and Sweden). In 2014, they beat Sweden and Norway to become the first team to win the Nordic Cup twice . They then became the first team to retain the Nordic Cup in 2015 after beating Sweden and Norway to win their third trophy.
The first domestic tie (actually including the Scania region of Sweden) was between København RLFK (precursor to Copenhagen RLFC) and Sweden Barbarians in 2012.
|Official Men's Rankings as of July 2019|
|10||Papua New Guinea|
|*Change from December 2018|
2014 Nordic Cup
- Josh Whitehead
- Morten Dam
- Emil Borggren
- Martin Pedersen-Scott
- Christoffer Ellebirke
- Justin Eyles
- Viiga Lima
- Jesper Ika
- Rich Groom
- Andrei Ungureanu
- Orveh Melchior
- Neil Smith
- Eugene Hanrahan
- Rob King
- Thor Thomsen
- Silas Mubanda
- Mark Bailey
All-time Results RecordEdit
|Team||First Played||Played||Win||Draw||Loss||Points for||Points against||Last meeting|
Since 2013, the Denmark rugby league team have promoted the Cystic Fibrosis Forening, the national cystic fibrosis association of Denmark.