Greece defeats Norway in men’s senior rugby international

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Greece has defeated Norway by 30 points in their men’s senior rugby international over the weekend.

The Greek team achieved a score of 36-6 during the match.

It took them a total of nine minutes to open the scoring, when Adam Vrahnos dived over after the visitors went down the blindside. Soon after, their half-back, Jordan Meads delivered a cut-out pass for winger Alex Aliu to race away to score.

Sam Stratis was reported to score the first try, which was the first of his four goals for the match.

By half-time, Greece was already in the lead at 20-0

The Greek team’s coach, Steve Georgallis was pleased with the way his team played.

“The players have really grown as a team in the past two weeks and they showed that the future of rugby league in Greece very promising,” he said.

“A huge thank you to Norway for their hospitality, I strongly encourage other nations to tour there.”

The team competed at the Øster Hus Arena in Sandes on the west coast of Norway on Saturday, November 4.

The teams last met in 2019 at the Euro C final, where Greece was again victorious, achieving 56-26 at the New River Stadium in London. 

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