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Latvia national rugby league team

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Latvia national rugby league team

Badge of Latvia team
Governing body Latvian Rugby League
Region Europe
Captain Olek Pala
RLIF ranking 34th
First international
 Estonia 38 - 54 Latvia 
(21 October 2007, Tallinn)
Biggest win
 Estonia 4 - 74 Latvia 
(8 August 2009, Tallinn)
Biggest defeat
 Ukraine 112 - 0 Latvia 
(18 September 2010, Kiev )

The Latvia national rugby league team was established in 2008 to represent Latvia at rugby league football, and initially competed in the European Bowl, for fourth-tier developing nations. They beat Estonia in a two-game series and therefore won the inaugural tournament after Ukraine could not gain visas to travel. In 2009 they reached the second place after losing to Ukraine and defeating Estonia. In 2010 they played the in European Shield, losing to Russia and Ukraine. After a hiatus of several years, Latvia will return to international competition on May 9, 2015 for the first match of the [[2017

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