Lebanon rugby league receive presidential support for RLWC2017

Date: 20/6/17

The President of the Republic of Lebanon, Michel Aoun, has welcomed a delegation from the Lebanese Rugby League Federation to the presidential palace in Baabda.

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Lebanon announce Brad Fittler as head coach

Date: 9/6/17 (Photo credit Encore Event Services)

The Lebanon Rugby League Federation (LRLF) is delighted to announce the appointment of Brad Fittler as the new head coach of the Lebanon national team. The former Kangaroo captain and two-time World Cup winner will take charge of the Cedars at this year's Rugby League World Cup. Fittler will take charge of national team’s operations effective immediately.

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Close battle aids Lebanon and Italy Rugby League World Cup preparations

Date: 6/6/17

A late penalty goal ensured Lebanon lifted the Mediterranean Cup for the fifth time in a tough encounter with Italy in Beirut - but not without last play drama.

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Lebanon to face Italy in Beirut in 2017 rugby league Mediterranean Cup

Date: 25/5/17

Lebanon are aiming to retain the Mediterranean Cup when they face Italy in Beirut on 3 June 2017.

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Lebanon fine-tune their World Cup preparations with win over Malta - Match Report


By Sean Teuma Date: 7/5/17, Photo Credit (Sean Teuma)

Lebanon has fine-tuned their World Cup preparations with a clinical 24-4 win over Malta in the Phoenician Cup at New Era Stadium last night.

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Ivan Cleary stands down from Lebanon rugby league coaching role

Date: 26/4/17

The Lebanese Rugby League Federation has reluctantly announced the release of Ivan Cleary from his position of national team coach, following his appointment as head coach of Wests Tigers earlier this month.

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Lebanon to face Malta in rugby league Phoenician Cup as part of World Cup warm up


Date: 13/3/17

Malta and Lebanon will revise their Mediterranean rivalry on Saturday 6 May, in an important Rugby League World Cup 2017 warm up game for the Cedars

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Historic women's rugby league international played in Middle East

Date: 1/3/17

History was made at the Fouad Chehab stadium, Jounieh when a crowd of around 1,000 saw the Lebanon Junipers women’s side face their Italian counterparts in a debut for both nations, and the first women’s international in the Middle East region.

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Lebanon schools rugby league season set to kick off

Date: 14/2/17

The Lebanese rugby league schools season is set to kick off with seven teams competing, with more lined up to join next year and for an extended nines competition later in the season.

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