Monday, August 10, 2020
Women's Rugby League match in Middle East

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.

Lebanon start 2017 Schools Rugby League season

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.

Record numbers set to play rugby league in Lebanon



Date: 23/10/16

In the lead up to their participation in the 2017 World Cup, the Lebanese Rugby League Federation has announced an expansion to its domestic programme, as the sport continues to take firm root in the Mediterranean country.

Lebanon and Cook Islands name squads for Test at Belmore on Sunday


Date: 7/5/16

Nine of the 17 that clinched a berth in next year’s World Cup are included in the 17-man Lebanon squad which faces Cook Islands at Belmore this Sunday.

Large crowd on hand for Final

Large crowd see Balamand clinch Lebanon College RL title



Date: 23/4/16

The University of Balamand confirmed their dominance of the 2016 college rugby league season with a thrilling 17-10 victory over LAU Varsity at UOB stadium in the Grand Final.

Lebanon vs Cook Islands May 8th 2016

Lebanon take on the Cook Islands in Rugby League International




International Rugby League will visit Belmore on the 8th of May when the Lebanon Cedars take on the Cook Islands.

Lebanon schools RL competition set to start fourth season



Date: 27/1/16

The fourth season of Lebanon schools competition is set to kick off next week as the GMEA Mount Lebanon Championship sees four teams in action on Saturday February 6, with a double-header at University Libanise stadium.

Sonny Bill Williams at American University of Beirut

Sonny Bill Williams attends American University of Beirut rugby league training session


Date: 10/12/15

As part of his visit to Lebanon as a UNICEF ambassador, rugby superstar Sonny Bill Williams attended a training session at the Charles Hostler Center at the American University of Beirut, home of the AUB rugby league side.

SBW arrived in Lebanon to visit refugee camps in the Bekaa Valley, principally to raise awareness of the Syrian children and their families there escaping the war-torn country.

Immortals President pays tribute after Lebanon League GF win



Date: 20/5/15

Lebanon rugby league Immortals president Nayef Abisaid, winners of the Grand Final against the Wolves, has paid tribute to his side after their 32-18 triumph at Fouad Chehab Stadium.

“This s a massive honour for our club,” he said, ‘And the reward for all our hard work in trying circumstances.

AUB Win Lebanese national collegiate Rugby League Grand Final

AUB wins Lebanese national collegiate Rugby League Grand Final


Date: 12/5/15

The American University of Beirut (AUB) defeated the University of Balamand (UOB) 20-4 in the Lebanese national collegiate Grand Final, played in front of around 200 fans in Balamand, north Lebanon. The victory ended a 12-year drought for one of Lebanese rugby league’s founding institutions.