Dutch Rugby League Competition

The Dutch Rugby league Bond Championship, also known as NRLB Championship, is a Semi-Professional competition and the top-tier of branded Rugby League of the Netherlands. It currently consists of four teams. It was formed in 2015. The league consists of Netherlands Internationals, along with foreign players of various nations, including; England, Ireland, New Zealand, Australia, Fiji, Luxembourg and Germany.

Nederlandse Rugby League Bond Championship
SportRugby league
Formerly known asBNRL Championship
Inaugural season2015
Number of teams4
Country Netherlands
ChampionsDen Haag Knights RLFC (1st title) (2019)
Most titlesRotterdam Pitbulls (2 titles)
WebsiteNRLB [2]
Broadcast partnerYouTube [3]

TeamsEdit

Country Team Name Location Seasons Competed Honours
  Amsterdam Cobras Sportpark de Eendracht, Amsterdam 5 (2015–present) NRLB Champions 2018
  Den Haag Knights Haagsche Rugby Club, The Hague 5 (2015–present) NRLB Champions 2019, NRLB League Leaders 2017, 2018, 2019
  Harderwijk Dolphins Harderwijk 3 (2017–present) None
  North Brussels Gorillas Petit Chemin Vert, Brussels 1 (2015) BNRL Champions 2015
  Rotterdam Pitbulls Rotterdamse Rugby Club, Rotterdam 5 (2015–present) NRLB League Leaders 2016, NRLB Champions 2016, 2017
  • Highlighted team denotes reigning champions

WinnersEdit

The NRLB Championship Grand Final has been the championship-deciding game since 2015. The finals are traditionally held by the current trophy holders. Prior to the 2019 season, the Grand Final trophy was renames, Jason Bruygoms Beker, as a thank you to Jason Bruygoms, who resurrected Dutch rugby league in 2015 after the sport was absent in the country for nearly a decade.

Year Winners Score Runner-up Location Referee Winning Coach Winning Captain
2015 North Brussels Gorillas 48–6 Den Haag Knights RLFC Petit Chemin Vert, Brussels, Belgium   Y Kazadi   Marco Moraschi   Iliass Laachiri
2016 Rotterdam Pitbulls 42–18 Den Haag Knights RLFC Dordrecht RC, South Holland   Misa Vakadranu   Jason Bruygoms   Jason Bruygoms
2017 Rotterdam Pitbulls 26–24 Den Haag Knights RLFC Rotterdamse Studenten RC, South Holland   Joe Jhugroo   Jason Bruygoms   Ben Dommerhuijsen
2018 Amsterdam Cobras 29–28 (AET) Den Haag Knights RLFC Sparta RC, Capelle aan den Ijssel, South Holland   Joe Jhugroo   Daan van Rossum   Daan van Rossum
2019 Den Haag Knights RLFC 20–16 Amsterdam Cobras NRCA Stadion, Amsterdam, North Holland   Moray Gilliand   Ian Thompson   Paul Dirkzwager
2020 TBC TBC TBC, The Hague      

ResultsEdit

Grand Final winners and runners up
Club Winners Runners-up Years won Years runner-up
Rotterdam Pitbulls 2 0 2016, 2017
Den Haag Knights RLFC 1 4 2019 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Amsterdam Cobras 1 1 2018 2019
North Brussels Gorillas 1 0 2015

The DoubleEdit

In rugby league, the term 'the Double' is referring to the achievement of a club that wins both the minor premiership and premier final in the same season. To date, this has been achieved by a total two different clubs.

Club Wins Winning years
1 Rotterdam Pitbulls 1 2016
1 Den Haag Knights RLFC 1 2019

2015 CompetitionEdit

The 2015 competition was fought out between Amsterdam Cobras, Den Haag Knights, Rotterdam Pitbulls and North Brussels Gorillas (Belgium). The North Brussels Gorillas won the inaugural competition after defeating Den Haag Knights 48-06 in the Grand Final.

TeamsEdit

Locations of 2015 BNRL Championship Clubs
Team Stadium City/Area
Amsterdam Cobras Sportpark de Eendracht, Bok de Korverweg 4, 1067 HR Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Den Haag Knights Haagsche RC, Theo Mann-Bouwmeesterlaan 800, 2597 HM The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
North Brussels Gorillas Petit Chemin Vert, Brussels Brussels, Belgium
Rotterdam Pitbulls Rotterdamse Studenten RC, Prinsenlaan 906, 3062 CT Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

LadderEdit

Team Played Won Drawn Lost PD Points
1 North Brussels Gorillas 3 2 1 0 102 11
2 Den Haag Knights 3 2 1 0 22 11
3 Rotterdam Pitbulls 3 1 0 2 -36 6
4 Amsterdam Cobras 3 0 0 3 -88 2

League ScheduleEdit

Round 1Edit

Rotterdam Pitbulls0-70North Brussels Gorillas
Rotterdamse Rugby Club, Rotterdam
Attendance: 40
Referee:   D van Zeijst
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
North Brussels Gorillas
FB 1   Ben Dommershuijsen
WG 2   Evert Van Bochove
CE 3   Thijs Van der Zouwen
CE 4   Mitchell Slingerland
WG 5   Gijs Braanker
FE 6   Jedidaih Timisela
HB 7   Johannes Bavius
PR 8   Julian Brigghe
HK 9   Marvin Slingerland
PR 10   Edson Neves
SR 11   Jorge Vazquez   9'   27'
SR 12   Emerson do Rosario de Werk
LF 13   Rogier Baakman
Interchanges:
INT 14   Thomas Van Gorkum
INT 15   Uri Breman
INT 16   Wouter Naloop
INT 17   Dominic Stuivenberg
Head Coach:
  Jason Bruygoms
FB 1   Laachini Iliass   2',   50'
WG 2   Lelio Guilmann   38',   67'
CE 3   Christopher Eyns   74'
CE 4   Abdel Zigha   5'
WG 5   Jonathan Bouillon
FE 6   Marc Padee
HB 7   Zakaria Zoubir
PR 8   Salougo Stan
HK 9   Hamadat Youngy   61'
PR 10   Guillaume Van der Elst
SR 11   Nathan Van Ap   9'
SR 12   Alessandro Lancia   28'
LF 13   Josquin De Winne
Interchanges:
INT 14   Adam Bahemou   32'
INT 15   Yiles Chaouche
INT 16   El Hilali Sofian   36'
INT 17   Agim Coroli   41',   71'
Head Coach:
  Marco Moraschi
Den Haag Knights42-22Amsterdam Cobras
Delft Rugby Club, Delft
Attendance: 20
Referee:   H Sanchezz
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FB 1   Joost Van der Wiel   79'
WG 2   Frank Longhurst   32',   66'
CE 3   Jordan Swensson
CE 4   Romeo Goldman
WG 5   Tuinawi Baseniyasana
FE 6   Patrick Neuteboom
HB 7   Faamoana Laufiso   35'
PR 8   Vincent Edelkoort
HK 9   Misa Vakadranu   50'
PR 10   Amasa Baseniyasana
SR 11   Joris Burggraaf
SR 12   Bastiaan Tentij
LF 13   Adam Whitaker   59'
Interchanges:
INT 14   Paul Dirkzwager   80'
INT 15   Timothy Ddumba   78'
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Ian Thompson
FB 1   Stefan Armas
WG 2   Piet Hagenaars   31'   57'
CE 3   Barry Vliek
CE 4   Ciaran Jaras   62',   73'
WG 5   Nikhil Mani
FE 6   Pieter Hansma
HB 7   Daan Van Rossum
PR 8   Roger Akkerman
HK 9   Martijn Hermans
PR 10   Eden Clayton   41'
SR 11   Stijn Spijker
SR 12   Kirby McKean   3'
LF 13   George Worrall
Interchanges:
INT 14   N/A
INT 15   N/A
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Lou Benders

Round 2Edit

Amsterdam Cobras6-38North Brussels Gorillas
Sportpark de Eendracht, Amsterdam
Attendance: 70
Referee:   T van Gorkum
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
North Brussels Gorillas
FB 1   Stefan Armas
WG 2   Stijn Spijker   55'
CE 3   Philip Raitt
CE 4   Ciaran Jaras
WG 5   Thomas Laauwers
FE 6   Rolf Wouters
HB 7   Patrick Ufkes
PR 8   Albertus Bulsink
HK 9   Pieter Hansma
PR 10   Nikhil Mani
SR 11   Martijn Hermans   41'
SR 12   Rob Bensing
LF 13   Peter Murphy
Interchanges:
INT 14   Daan Schaap
INT 15   Kirby McKean
INT 16   Daan Van Rossum   62'
INT 17   Harry Veldmen
Head Coach:
  Lou Benders
FB 1   Karim Hammadi   55'
WG 2   Abdel Zigha   2',   28'
CE 3   Younes Hammabat
CE 4   Loukhan Omorou
WG 5   Alessandro Lancia   12',   58',   41'
FE 6   Martin Derom
HB 7   Zakaria Zoubir
PR 8   Stan Balongo   74'
HK 9   Youssef Zoubir
PR 10   Nathan Van der Perren
SR 11   Soufian El Hilali   38'
SR 12   Jonathan Bouillon
LF 13   Marco Moraschi
Interchanges:
INT 14   Christophe Weyenberghe
INT 15   Kamal Singh   17'
INT 16   Fadel Tijrini
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Marco Moraschi
Den Haag Knights22-20Rotterdam Pitbulls
Sportpark de Eendracht, Amsterdam
Attendance: 70
Referee:   Kane Krlic
 
 
 
 
 
Den Haag Knights
 
 
 
 
 
 
FB 1   Joost Van der Wiel
WG 2   Ian Thompson
CE 3   Frank Longhurst
CE 4   Jordan Swensson
WG 5   Matthew Collins
FE 6   Tuinawi Baseniyasana
HB 7   Patrick Neuteboom
PR 8   Thomas Farrell   64'
HK 9   Misa Vakadranu
PR 10   Paul Dirkzwager
SR 11   Bonne Wilce   37',   41'
SR 12   Devin Schutte   15',   57'
LF 13   Walter Holtslag
Interchanges:
INT 14   N/A
INT 15   N/A
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Ian Thompson
FB 1   Thijs Van der Zouwen
WG 2   Evert Van Bochove
CE 3   Uri Breman
CE 4   Rogier Baakman
WG 5   Dominic Stuivenberg   75'
FE 6   Thomas Van Gorkum
HB 7   Jason Bruygoms   11',   67'
PR 8   Hannes Bavius
HK 9   Emerson do Rosario de Werk
PR 10   Edson Neves
SR 11   Jedidiah Timisela
SR 12   Gerbert Van Bochove   79'
LF 13   Julian Brugghe
Interchanges:
INT 14   Gerard Boyd
INT 15   Ebe Pieter Preesman
INT 16   Ben Dommershuijsen   71'
INT 17   Bonno Stuivenberg
Head Coach:
  Jason Bruygoms

Round 3Edit

Den Haag Knights18-18North Brussels Gorillas
Haagsche Rugby Club, The Hague
Attendance: 50
Referee:   Jorge Vazquez
 
 
 
 
 
Den Haag Knights
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
North Brussels Gorillas
FB 1   Tonisi Lalogafau
WG 2   Tuiniawi Baseniyasana
CE 3   Timothy Ddumba
CE 4   Bastiaan Tenji
WG 5   Thomas Farrell
FE 6   Wouter Holtslag
HB 7   Solomone Fiafe
PR 8   Adam Whitaker
HK 9   Paul Dirkzwager
PR 10   Joost Van der Wiel
SR 11   Romeo Goldman
SR 12   Patrick Neuteboom
LF 13   Frank Longhurst
Interchanges:
INT 14   Remco Vrasdonk
INT 15   Amasa Baseniyasana
INT 16   Vincent Edelkoort
INT 17   Joris Burggraaf
INT 18   Faamoana Laufiso
Head Coach:
  Ian Thompson
FB 1   Unknown
WG 2   Unknown
CE 3   Unknown
CE 4   Unknown
WG 5   Unknown
FE 6   Unknown
HB 7   Unknown
PR 8   Unknown
HK 9   Unknown
PR 10   Unknown
SR 11   Unknown
SR 12   Unknown
LF 13   Unknown
Interchanges:
INT 14   Unknown
INT 15   Unknown
INT 16   Unknown
INT 17   Unknown
Head Coach:
  Marco Moraschi
Rotterdam Pitbulls52-16Amsterdam Cobras
Haagsche Rugby Club, The Hague
Attendance: 30
Referee:   Salvatore
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FB 1   Gijs Braanker
WG 2   Marcel Koorevaar
CE 3   Thijs Van der Zouwen   27',   44',   70',   76'
CE 4   Jan Harmen Fokkens   14',   42'
WG 5   Uri Bremen
FE 6   Dominic Stuivenberg   40'
HB 7   Bonno Stuivenberg
PR 8   Tom Van Gorkum
HK 9   Jorge Vazquez
PR 10   Jason Bruygoms
SR 11   Hannes Bavius
SR 12   Edson Neves   5',   48',   51'
LF 13   Gerbert Van Bochove
Interchanges:
INT 14   Jaco Pattikawa
INT 15   Marvin Biliosa   61',   66'
INT 16   Marvin Slingerland
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Jason Bruygoms
FB 1   Stefan Armas
WG 2   Stijn Spijker
CE 3   Martijn Hermans
CE 4   Ciaran Jaras
WG 5   Nikhil Mani
FE 6   Marijn Steenland
HB 7   Alexander Apakadize
PR 8   Pieter Hansma
HK 9   Daan Van Rossum   10',   63',   67',   40'
PR 10   Kirby McKean
SR 11   Dax Van Laer
SR 12   Tomas Adler
LF 13   N/A
Interchanges:
INT 14   N/A
INT 15   N/A
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Lou Benders

FinalsEdit

Third-Place Play OffEdit

Rotterdam Pitbulls52-22Amsterdam Cobras
Petit Chemin Vert, Brussels
Attendance: 120
Referee:   S Liga
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FB 1   Gijs Braanker
WG 2   Thijs Van der Zouwen   57'
CE 3   Evert Van Bochove
CE 4   Uri Breman
WG 5   Dominic Stuivenberg   47'
FE 6   Tom Van Gorkum
HB 7   Jorge Vazquez
PR 8   Jason Bruygoms
HK 9   Johannes Bavius
PR 10   Emerson Do Rosario de Werk   1',   10',   71'
SR 11   Edson Neves   39'
SR 12   Jedidiah Timisela
LF 13   Marvin Slingerland   28',   65'
Interchanges:
INT 14   Ben Dommershuijsen   13',   19'
INT 15   Bonno Stuivenberg
INT 16   Julian Brugghe
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Jason Bruygoms
FB 1   Patrick Ufkes   36'
WG 2   Marco Maroschi
CE 3   Nikhil Mani
CE 4   Ciaran Jaras   68'
WG 5   Daan Van Rossum   4'
FE 6   Pieter Hansma
HB 7   Dax Van Laer   25'
PR 8   Stefan Armas
HK 9   Martijn Hermans
PR 10   Stijn Spijker
SR 11   Matt De Smeth
SR 12   Phil Raitt
LF 13   Massimo
Interchanges:
INT 14   N/A
INT 15   N/A
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Lou Benders

Grand FinalEdit

North Brussels Gorillas48-6Den Haag Knights
Petit Chemin Vert, Brussels
Attendance: 150
Referee:   Y Kazadi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
North Brussels Gorillas
 
 
 
 
 
Den Haag Knights
FB 1   Iliass Laachiri
WG 2   Abdel Zigha
CE 3   Alessandro Lancia
CE 4   Karim Hammadat   41'
WG 5   Jonathan Bouillon   35',   61'
FE 6   Adam Bahemou   64'
HB 7   Zakaria Zoubir   22'
PR 8   Stanislas Rogerio
HK 9   Christopher Eyns
PR 10   Martin Derom
SR 11   Guillaume Van Der Elst
SR 12   Younes Hammadat   58'
LF 13   Josquin Dewinne
Interchanges:
INT 14   Yiles Chaouch   2'
INT 15   Marc Paree
INT 16   Soufiane El Hilali
INT 17   Loukman Omorou   7'
Head Coach:
  Marco Moraschi
FB 1   Adam Whitaker
WG 2   Frank Longhurst   13'
CE 3   Romeo Goldman
CE 4   Solomona Fiavaai
WG 5   Patrick Neuteboom
FE 6   Thomas Farrell
HB 7   Tuinawi Baseniyasana
PR 8   Timothy Ddumba
HK 9   Bastiaan Tentij
PR 10   Paul Dirkzwager
SR 11   Wouter Holtslag
SR 12   Amasa Neltuyaga
LF 13   Vincent Edelkoort
Interchanges:
INT 14   Monty Laufiso
INT 15   N/A
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Ian Thompson

2016 CompetitionEdit

In 2016, the North Brussels Gorillas competing in the Belgium League, to help with the development of their countries Rugby League purpose.

On 26 May 2016, Harderwijk Dolphins were registered as an official Rugby League Club and would participate in the Netherlands Rugby League competition in 2017.[1]

TeamsEdit

Locations of 2016 NRLB Championship Clubs
Team 2015 Stadium City/Area
Amsterdam Cobras 4th Sportpark de Eendracht, Bok de Korverweg 4, 1067 HR Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Den Haag Knights 2nd Haagsche RC, Theo Mann-Bouwmeesterlaan 800, 2597 HM The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
Rotterdam Pitbulls 3rd Rotterdamse Studenten RC, Prinsenlaan 906, 3062 CT Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

LadderEdit

Team Played Won Drawn Lost PD Points
1 Rotterdam Pitbulls 4 4 0 0 172 8
2 Den Haag Knights 4 2 0 2 -28 4
3 Amsterdam Cobras 4 0 0 4 -144 0

League ScheduleEdit

Round 1Edit

Amsterdam Cobras14-60Rotterdam Pitbulls
Report
Sportpark de Eendracht, Amsterdam
Attendance: 40
Referee:   Tom Van Gorkum
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amsterdam Cobras
 
 
 
 
 
 
FB 1   Eden Clayton
WG 2   Patrick Ufkes
CE 3   Bas Van Ekelen
CE 4   James Cavell
WG 5   Stefan Armas
FE 6   Ciaran Jaras
HB 7   Daan Van Rossum
PR 8   Sytse Zijlstra
HK 9   Giuseppe Tazzi
PR 10   Martijn Hermans
SR 11   Marijn Steenland
SR 12   Christian Jimenez
LF 13   Stijn Spijker
Interchanges:
INT 14   Benjamin Cueni
INT 15   N/A
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Lou Benders
FB 1   Gijs Braanker
WG 2   Thijs Van Der Zouwen
CE 3   Auke Idzerda
CE 4   Jaco Pattikawa
WG 5   Aston Leidsman
FE 6   Joe Collins
HB 7   Uri Bremen
PR 8   Faave Dommershuijsen
HK 9   Jason Bruygoms
PR 10   Jorge Vazquez
SR 11   Marvin Biliosa
SR 12   Brian Roos
LF 13   Edson Neves
Interchanges:
INT 14   Sjoerd Dijkshoorn
INT 15   Patrick Funk
INT 16   Wouter Naloop
INT 17   Leslie Heron
Head Coach:
  Jason Bruygoms

Round 2Edit

Rotterdam Pitbulls88-20Den Haag Knights
Report
Rotterdamse Rugby Club, Rotterdam
Attendance: Unknown
Referee:   Misa Vakadranu
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Den Haag Knights
FB 1   Evert Van Boschove
WG 2   Thijs Van Der Zouwen
CE 3   Tim Bergonje
CE 4   Danny Schepers
WG 5   Jedediah Timisela
FE 6   Joe Collins
HB 7   Auke Idzera
PR 8   Emerson Do Rosario De Werk
HK 9   Uri Breman
PR 10   Jorge Vazquez
SR 11   Edson Neves
SR 12   Daniel Van Waas
LF 13   Sjoerd Dijkshoorn
Interchanges:
INT 14   Marvin Biliosa
INT 15   Wouter Naloop
INT 16   Aston Leidsman
INT 17   Jaco Pattikawa
Head Coach:
  Jason Bruygoms
FB 1   Guillaume Aries
WG 2   Ciaran Hay
CE 3   Guido Van Breen
CE 4   Koos Wabeke
WG 5   Thomas Farrell   23',   35'
FE 6   Frank Longhurst
HB 7   Thomas Charpentier
PR 8   Bonne Wilce   2'
HK 9   Joe Storm
PR 10   Romeo Goldman
SR 11   Joost Van Der Wiel
SR 12   Vincent Edelkoort
LF 13   Matthew Rigby   52'
Interchanges:
INT 14   Rolef Joel Pier
INT 15   N/A
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Ian Thompson

Round 3Edit

Den Haag Knights40-14Amsterdam Cobras
Haagsche Rugby Club, The Hague
Attendance: 23
Referee:   Joe Jhugroo
 
 
 
 
 
Den Haag Knights
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amsterdam Cobras
FB 1   Amasa Boseniyasana
WG 2   Emal Sarwar
CE 3   Thomas Farrell   17',   31',   39',   62'
CE 4   Ciaran Hay
WG 5   Guillaume Aries
FE 6   Frank Longhurst
HB 7   Joe Storm
PR 8   Guido Van Breen
HK 9   Jordan Swensson
PR 10   Lucas Quentin
SR 11   Romeo Goldman
SR 12   Vincent Edelkoort
LF 13   Matthew Rigby   12'
Interchanges:
INT 14   Koos Wabeke
INT 15   Rolef Joel Pier
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Ian Thompson
FB 1   Stefan Armas
WG 2   James Cavell
CE 3   Guglielmo Cecero
CE 4   Eden Clayton
WG 5   Benjamin Cueni
FE 6   Alexander Duncan
HB 7   Matthew Hall
PR 8   Pieter Hansma
HK 9   Martijn Hermans
PR 10   Milan Ilic
SR 11   Ciaran Jaras
SR 12   Christian Jimenez
LF 13   David Scholte
Interchanges:
INT 14   Giuseppe Tazzi
INT 15   Niksa Unkovic
INT 16   Daan Van Rossum
INT 17   Sytse Zijlstra
Head Coach:
  Lou Benders

Round 4Edit

Rotterdam Pitbulls64-12Amsterdam Cobras
Rotterdamse Rugby Club, Rotterdam
Attendance: Unknown
Referee: Unknown
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
FB 1   Tim Bergonje
WG 2   Gijs Braanker
CE 3   Uri Bremen
CE 4   Jason Bruygoms
WG 5   Sjoerd Dijkshoorn
FE 6   Joe Collins
HB 7   Patrick Funk
PR 8   Emerson Do Rosario De Werk
HK 9   Auke Idzerda
PR 10   Jorge Vazquez
SR 11   Shadan Lavia
SR 12   Wouter Naloop
LF 13   Daniel Van Waas
Interchanges:
INT 14   Evert Van Bochove
INT 15   Brian Roos
INT 16   Aston Leidsman
INT 17   Leslie Heron
Head Coach:
  Jason Bruygoms
FB 1   Adam McLeod
WG 2   Pablo Aqui
CE 3   Stefan Armas
CE 4   Benjamin Cueni
WG 5   Pieter Hansma
FE 6   Phelim Hoey
HB 7   Dominic Islip
PR 8   Ciaran Jaras
HK 9   Floris Steenland
PR 10   Marijn Steenland
SR 11   Jesse
SR 12   Bas Van Eekelen
LF 13   Daan Vas Rossum
Interchanges:
INT 14   N/A
INT 15   N/A
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Lou Benders

Round 5Edit

Amsterdam Cobras14-34Den Haag Knights
Sportpark de Eendracht, Amsterdam
Attendance: 8
Referee:   Joe Jhugroo
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amsterdam Cobras
 
 
 
 
 
Den Haag Knights
FB 1   Stefan Armas
WG 2   David Ahrens
CE 3   Pieter Hansma
CE 4   Bas Van Eekelen
WG 5   Benjamin Cueni
FE 6   James Cavell
HB 7   Ciaran Jaras
PR 8   Daan Van Rossum
HK 9   Andreja Andrejevic
PR 10   Eden Clayton
SR 11   Giuseppe Tazzi
SR 12   George Worrall
LF 13   Sytse Zijlstra
Interchanges:
INT 14   Floris Steenland
INT 15   Marijn Steenland
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Lou Benders
FB 1   Thomas Farrell
WG 2   Wesley Jansen
CE 3   Koos Wabeke
CE 4   Rolef Joel Pier
WG 5   Mathieu Bndr
FE 6   Frank Longhurst
HB 7   Joe Storm
PR 8   Bonne Wilce
HK 9   Jordan Swennson
PR 10   Guido Van Breen
SR 11   Lucas Quentin
SR 12   Vincent Edelkoort
LF 13   Matthew Rigby
Interchanges:
INT 14   Patrick Neuteboom
INT 15   N/A
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Ian Thompson

Round 6Edit

Den Haag Knights28-34Rotterdam Pitbulls
Report
Segbroek College, The Hague
Attendance: 28
Referee:   Joe Jhugroo
 
 
 
 
 
Den Haag Knights
 
 
 
 
 
 
FB 1   Thomas Farrell
WG 2   Mathieu Bndr
CE 3   Wesley Jansen
CE 4   Koos Wabeke
WG 5   Emal Sarwar
FE 6   Christopher Peponis
HB 7   Frank Longhurst
PR 8   Bonne Wilce
HK 9   Joe Storm
PR 10   Guido Van Breen
SR 11   Romeo Goldman
SR 12   Vincent Edelkoort
LF 13   Matthew Rigby
Interchanges:
INT 14   N/A
INT 15   N/A
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Ian Thompson
FB 1   Mario Terlouw
WG 2   Edson Aldair
CE 3   Sjoerd Dijkshoorn
CE 4   Wouter Naloop
WG 5   Leslie Heron
FE 6   Joe Collins   47'
HB 7   Uri Bremen
PR 8   Patrick Funk
HK 9   Ben Dommershuijsen
PR 10   Tim Bergonje
SR 11   Brian Roos
SR 12   Hannes Bavius
LF 13   Shadan Lavia
Interchanges:
INT 14   Aston Leidsman
INT 15   Jedediah Timisela
INT 16   Gijs Braanker
INT 17   Jaco Pattikawa
Head Coach:
  Jason Bruygoms

FinalsEdit

Grand FinalEdit

The 2016 Netherland Rugby League Final will take place at Dordrecht Rugby Club on 18 June 2016. The Final will be contested between Rotterdam Pitbulls and Den Haag Knights, both teams qualified by finishing in the Top 2 after all league matches were completed.

Rotterdam Pitbulls42-18Den Haag Knights
Report
Dordrecht Rugby Club, Dordrecht
Attendance: 28
Referee:   Misa Vakadranu
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Den Haag Knights
FB 1   Jededaih Timisela   67'
WG 2   Thijs van der Zouwen   60'
CE 3   Evert van Boschove   63'
CE 4   Tim Bergonje   37'
WG 5   Leslie Heron
FE 6   Auke Idzerda   4'
HB 7   Uri Breman
PR 8   Emerson Do Rosario De Werk
HK 9   Jason Bruygoms   46'
PR 10   Daniel van Waas
SR 11   Taco de Boer
SR 12   Sjoerd Dijkshoorn
LF 13   Patrick Funk
Interchanges:
INT 14   Edson Neves   41'
INT 15   Wouter Naloop   76'
INT 16   Jorge Vazquez
INT 17   Gijs Braanker
Head Coach:
  Jason Bruygoms
FB 1   Christopher Peponis   9' to 80'
WG 2   RJ Pier
CE 3   Vincent Edelkoort
CE 4   Thomas Farrell   20',   79'
WG 5   Emal Sarwar
FE 6   Frank Longhurst   9' to 80'
HB 7   Thomas Charpentier
PR 8   Bonne Wilce
HK 9   Joe Storm   31' to 52'
PR 10   Jordan Swensson
SR 11   Patrick Neuteboom
SR 12   Lucas Quintin
LF 13   Matthew Rigby   29'
Interchanges:
INT 14   Mathieu Bndr
INT 15   Romeo Goldman
INT 16   N/A
INT 17   N/A
Head Coach:
  Ian Thompson

End Of Season AwardsEdit

To celebrate the 2016 Summer Season and the positive performances from the Netherlands Rugby League International side in Autumn, the end of season awards dinner will be hosted in Utrecht, Netherlands on Friday 17 February 2017.

Award Nomination 1 Nomination 2 Nomination 3 Nomination 4
Player Of The Year   Benjamin van Bodegraven   Frank Longhurst   Joe Collins   Patrick Funk
Rookie Of The Year   Daniel de Ruiter   Daniel van Waas   Joe Storm   Ruben Stuifzand
Sports Personality Of The Year   Daan van Rossum   Jason Bruygoms   Santino Landus
Most Committed Award*   Joe & Dylan Jhugroo   Matt Rigby   Remco van Zoen
  • Award not open for public vote, winner chosen by the NRLB

2017 CompetitionEdit

TeamsEdit

Locations of 2017 NRLB Championship Clubs
Team 2016 Stadium City/Area
Amsterdam Cobras 3rd Sportpark de Eendracht, Bok de Korverweg 4, 1067 HR Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Den Haag Knights 2nd Haagsche RC, Theo Mann-Bouwmeesterlaan 800, 2597 HM The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
Harderwijk Dolphins N/A Christelijk College Nassau-Veluwe, Stationslaan 26, 3842 LA Harderwijk, Gelderland, Netherlands
Rotterdam Pitbulls 1st Rotterdamse Studenten RC, Prinsenlaan 906, 3062 CT Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

LadderEdit

Team Played Won Drawn Lost Bonus PF PA PD Points
1 Den Haag Knights 6 5 0 1 6 312 100 212 16
2 Rotterdam Pitbulls 6 5 0 1 6 210 154 56 16
3 Amsterdam Cobras 6 2 0 4 4 94 238 -144 8
4 Harderwijk Dolphins 6 0 0 6 4 112 236 -124 4

2018 CompetitionEdit

TeamsEdit

Locations of 2018 NRLB Championship Clubs
Team 2017 Stadium City/Area
Amsterdam Cobras 4th Sportpark de Eendracht, Bok de Korverweg 4, 1067 HR Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Den Haag Knights 2nd Haagsche RC, Theo Mann-Bouwmeesterlaan 800, 2597 HM The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
Harderwijk Dolphins 3rd Christelijk College Nassau-Veluwe, Stationslaan 26, 3842 LA Harderwijk, Gelderland, Netherlands
Rotterdam Pitbulls 1st Rotterdamse Studenten RC, Prinsenlaan 906, 3062 CT Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

LadderEdit

Team Played Won Drawn Lost PF PA PD Points
1 Den Haag Knights 6 5 0 1 242 90 152 10
2 Amsterdam Cobras 6 5 0 1 254 110 144 10
3 Rotterdam Pitbulls 6 2 0 4 160 214 -54 3*
4 Harderwijk Dolphins 6 0 0 6 56 298 -242 0

2019 CompetitionEdit

TeamsEdit

Locations of 2019 NRLB Championship Clubs
Team 2017 Stadium City/Area
Amsterdam Cobras 1st Sportpark de Eendracht, Bok de Korverweg 4, 1067 HR Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Den Haag Knights 2nd Haagsche RC, Theo Mann-Bouwmeesterlaan 800, 2597 HM The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
Harderwijk Dolphins 4th Christelijk College Nassau-Veluwe, Stationslaan 26, 3842 LA Harderwijk, Gelderland, Netherlands
Rotterdam Pitbulls 3rd Rotterdamse Studenten RC, Prinsenlaan 906, 3062 CT Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands

LadderEdit

Team Played Won Drawn Lost PF PA PD Points
1 Den Haag Knights 2 2 0 0 74 24 50 4
2 Rotterdam Pitbulls 3 2 0 1 90 72 18 4
3 Amsterdam Cobras 2 1 0 1 68 66 2 2
4 Harderwijk Dolphins 3 0 0 3 64 136 -72 0

2020 CompetitionEdit

TeamsEdit

Locations of 2019 NRLB Championship Clubs
Team 2019 Stadium City/Area
Amsterdam Cobras 2nd Sportpark de Eendracht, Bok de Korverweg 4, 1067 HR Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Den Haag Knights 1st Haagsche RC, Theo Mann-Bouwmeesterlaan 800, 2597 HM The Hague, South Holland, Netherlands
Harderwijk Dolphins 3rd Christelijk College Nassau-Veluwe, Stationslaan, 3842 LA Harderwijk, Gelderland, Netherlands
Rotterdam Pitbulls 4th Sparta RC, Bermweg 141 2907 LE Capelle aan den Ijssel, South Holland, Netherlands
Zwolle Wolves N/A TBC Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands

LadderEdit

Team Played Won Drawn Lost PF PA PD Points
1 Amsterdam Cobras 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Den Haag Knights 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Harderwijk Dolphins 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Rotterdam Pitbulls 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Zwolle Wolves 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ [1], Hardewijk Dolphins confirm 2017 Participation.

External linksEdit