Lebanon Cedars and Malta Knights will renew their rivalry at St Marys Stadium, Sydney on Sunday 3 May in the ‘Battle of the Phoenicians.’
Lebanon RL have just completed a series of high performance coaching clinics at the American University of Beirut and are staging the fixture as a ‘home match.’
Following elections hosted and presided over by the Ministry of Youth and Sport in Beirut, the Lebanese Rugby League Federation has announced its new administrative board. The six-strong group, which is mandated until January 2023, includes four independent directors and two nominated by the clubs.
Press Release, Date 23/6/12
There is no time to rest for the Lebanese-based players that have been chosen for the train-on squad that will tour Canada later this summer.With their Championship Grand Final played last week, the players have been put through some rigorous training sessions and this level will remain until the squad is finalized and flies out to Toronto in late August.
The local players will be met in Canada by Cedars Head Coach David Bayssari and the Australian-based members of the touring party.
By Phil Caplan, Date:9/6/13
Beirutâ€™s St. Josephâ€™s School has been crowned 2013 Lebanon GMEA Champions after a 36-6 victory against northerners Namouzaj Public School. Even getting the match on was a triumph considering the prevailing security situation that has locked down many parts of Tripoli, as the Syrian crisis continues to spill into and affect Lebanon.
The Lebanese Rugby League Federation has confirmed the renewal of their sponsorship with multi-national communications company GMEA, who will enter into their fourth year supporting Lebanon’s youth programme.
The newly re-branded GMEA Schools Rugby League will cover two regions, North Lebanon and Mount Lebanon, as well as the U16 and U18 national teams.
New Lebanon coach Darren Maroun will see his men in action for the first time when the Cedars face Fiji, aiming to defend the Hayne-Mannah Cup, at the Remondis Stadium, Sydney, on 19 October 2014.
The clash will mark the start of their journey towards World Cup qualification in 2017 and the match has been sanctioned by the RLIF and will receive world rankings points.
The Lebanese Rugby League Federation has named its staff for their 2019 international fixtures. Former Newcastle Knights and Huddersfield Giants boss Rick Stone has been appointed as head coach and