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First rugby league game at youth level between club sides played in Lebanon

Date: 26/4/18

Al Mina RLFC have played their first game at youth level, as new North Lebanon development officer Mohamed Mohsen seeks to rebuild the club game in the region. Mohsen, who replaced Nader Mgheit following his emigration to the USA, has been delivering to six schools and a number of the children played in the historic first match for Al Mina who went down 24-12 to the more experienced Tripoli Kings.

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Lebanon Rugby League Federation debt free as president stands down

Date: 28/3/18 (Photo Credit NRL Photos)

Further to a board meeting of the LRLF, president Mohamad Habbous has commented: “On the back of a successful World Cup campaign - and year generally - we are looking forward to ushering in an exciting new era. For the first time in its 17-year history the LRLF is debt free, meaning that we have stability to grow through the next period.

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Lebanon Rugby League Federation buoyed by reaction to World Cup success back home

Date: 22/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

“Unprecedented media coverage of the Cedars’ World Cup campaign will lead to increased support at all levels,” claims Lebanon Rugby League Federation president Mohamed Habbous, after the side made the quarter finals for the first time, thereby ensuring their qualification for the next tournament in England in 2021.

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Lebanon to challenge England in RLWC2017 clash

 

 

By John Davidson, Date: 1/11/17

Venue: Sydney Football Stadium, NSW, Australia

TV Kick-off time: Saturday 4th November 2017, 8pm AEDT

England is out to bounce back by beating Lebanon in the World Cup after going down to Australia in round one.

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Lebanon rugby league coaching & match officials taking success back home

 

 

Date: 1/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

Whilst the national team prepare for Saturday’s match against England in the World Cup, a quartet of domestic coaches and match officials from Lebanon are on an equally important mission in Sydney, attending a series of courses to augment their knowledge and experience.

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