Lebanon do double over Saud Arabia select

Date: 19/2/15

Lebanon’s U18s defeated their Saudi Select counterparts in both games played in Beirut over the weekend to take the MEA Junior Championship.

The young Cedars won the first match, played in stormy, cold conditions, 18-4 on Friday night before turning on the style with a 40-6 victory on Sunday.

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Lebanon and Saudi squads announced for junior MEA series

Date: 12/2/15

The Middle East Africa junior Championship returns after a year’s absence, with the Saudi Rugby League Association’s U18s visiting Lebanon this week.

The 2014 event was cancelled due to regional instability but this year Lebanon will play Saudi Arabia Select, on 13 and 15 February at AUB’s state-of-the-art Hostler Centre.

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Rugby League flourishing in Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah

Saudi Arabian Rugby LeagueBy Phil Caplan, Date: 18/2/14

Despite the obstacles, which has seen some MENA (Middle East North Africa) age-group tournaments again postponed, there is evidence of rugby league’s growing popularity in the region, with open age activity scheduled for 2014, in addition to U20, U18, U16 and U14s.

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Hungary and Saudi Arabia awarded rugby league observer status

By Phil Caplan, Date: 24/6/13

The Hungarian Rugby League Federation and Saudi Arabian Rugby League Association have both been awarded Observer status by the RLEF Board of Directors.

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Camels outdone by Cedars in Mena Championship - Saudi match report game 1 and 2

By David Kinkead, Date: 18/2/13

Game 1

Lebanon and Saudi met for the first of an expanded regional championship that will feature two games yesterday. The sides were locked at 22 all last year and bragging rights were firmly up for grabs this time round. Lebanon won the toss and elected to kick.

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Rugby League Planet - Saudi Arabia snapshot and rugby league results

SAUDI ARABIA RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Foundation Year - 2009

International Team - Saudi Arabia Rugby League

Top level domestic competition - None

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