Slovak National team test match against Ostrava CZ

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On the Saturday 18th February 2018, the Slovak National team rugby XV went to Ostrava, Czech Republic, for a test match. This event has included two fixtures with the participation of the senior squad and the junior U18. The selected players, regarding the World Rugby, are any member with Slovak nationality, 3 years of residence [...]

Rugby development in Slovakia

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  What is the situation of the rugby in Slovakia today? Do you have a federation? Slovakia is neither a country with a big rugby tradition nor does rugby as a sport benefit from cultural imports like American football, which is shown in many US movies and thus creates interest. Yet despite of this rugby [...]

Six Nations 2017 – Rugby European Championship

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  The Six Nations Championship is one of the most entertaining rugby tournament in Europe. Each year, six contenders will compete to get the famous Grand Slam with France, Ireland, Wales, England, Scotland, Italy. Seven weeks of drama, disappointment and excitement of this feast of rugby. In Bratislava, to celebrate this main event together, the [...]

Local Kids Make Rugby History in Slovakia – Rugby Klub Bratislava

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Local kids who are just at the beginning of their rugby journey were able to make history by playing in the first ever youth tournament U12-14 tournament played between the Rugby Club Spartak Trnava, the Rugby Club Slovan Bratislava and the RKB who provided additional players to Trnava to ensure it was an evenly balanced game. We arranged the [...]

Heavyweight Rematch at W5 – “Fortune favours the brave”


World version W5 and “Rebuy Stars” gambling houses will put on the third event of W5 European league in Zvolen, Slovakia, September 10. Bouts in the heavyweight and super heavyweight classes supposed to be especially action-packed due to the high degree of risk which always waits for each of the opponents in such divisions. In [...]

Slovakia Pass Belarus Test To Top Group


Slovakia won the third match in a row in the qualifying round of Group C after defeating Belarus 3:1 (0:0) on October 12 in Borisov Arena. Team captain Marek Hamšík scored two goals, with the third coming from Stanislav Šesták in added time, letting the Slovak national team keep their unbeateen perfect start in the [...]

Slovakia Victorious Over Ukraine in Euro 2016 Football

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The Slovak national team started the qualification for the UEFA European Championship in 2016 with a winning match against Ukraine, the first time ever Slovakia have beat them. The opening game of the qualifications took place in NSK Olimpiyskyi – Kiev on Monday, 8 September 2014 and saw the national team defeat the Ukrainians 1:0. [...]

Match-Fixing Scandal Rocks Slovak Football

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Top football players from Slovakia and the Czech Republic are embroiled in match-fixing charges after an ongoing investigation carried out by the Slovak and Czech criminal authorities, revealing widespread corruption in various leagues, with seven players and associates from Slovakia already on corruption charges. The special operation examining how players were working in cahoots with [...]

Green for Construction of National Football Stadium at Tehelne Pole

Former national venue Tehelne Pole now an overgrown crumbling wreck

Slovakia could finally have a national football stadium in the next two years or so, as the building permit has been issued to demolish the derelict Tehelne Pole stadium and replace it with a brand new 20,000-seater stadium. The news was announced yesterday with the demolition and construction to go ahead as part of the [...]

New National Football Coach Faces Uphill Struggle


The tandem of coaches of Slovakia’s national football team Stanislav Griga and Michal Hipp are set to be replaced by current trainer of MFK Kosice, Jan Kozak, in the wake of a much-criticised performance against Liechtenstein in the World Cup qualifiers last week, which ended 1-1. The unusual decision to take on two coaches didn’t [...]

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