Frenchman Julien Treu has been living and working in Turkey for over 10 years. Deeply involved in the development and promotion of Rugby league in Turkey since day one, he founded and presided over Kadikoy Rugby club, one of the biggest and most successful club in Turkey. Looking for a new challenge he then went on to Co-found TRLA 3 years ago.
His hard work and quite determination has since helped TRLA achieve Affiliate Membership status with the European Rugby League Federation and secure Turkey,s position as the next Host for the 2019 European Congress.
Showing strong results also on the field (Julien has been playing the game for over 20 years and also coaching for 12): Kadikoy Bulls qualified for the Quarter Final of the 2018 Balkans Super League Club Cup and Turkey hailed victory in the Final of the 2018 Balkan 9s Competition held in August.
Over the past years Julien, through his leadership and determination, has inspired local players and teams to accomplish amazing results. His passion and knowledge of the game has made him a valuable asset for the key development of rugby league sport in Turkey!.