Beirut Select defeat XV FCR in Return Match

On Saturday 7th March, 2014, the Lebanese Rugby Union Federation’s representative team, the Beirut Select XV, played its second and final match against the French UNIFL’s team, XV FCR at the Lebanese University, Hadath. In a rugged hard fought match the Beirut side eventually running out victors 15 – 13.  Coming off a loss to […]

Beirut Select defeat FCR UNIFL

On Sunday 19th January, 2014, the Lebanese Rugby Union Federation’s representative team, the Beirut Select XV, played a hard fought match against the French UNIFL’s team, XV FCR at the Lebanese University, Hadath eventually coming out victorious 10 – 5.  Both teams went into the match with great enthusiasm, the French boasting a squad of […]

The Phoenix

The Lebanese Rugby Union Federation would like to announce a new name and logo for the Lebanese National Rugby Union Team, which will now be known as the 'Phoenix'.  The 'Phoenix' was a mythical bird, which lived in the Arabian Peninsula. Legend has it that the 'Phoenix' died on a funeral pyre and rose again […]

‘Total’ Lebanese Club Rugby Championship Final Match Report

Final of the Total Lebanese Club Rugby Championship 24th November 2013 Beirut ‘Total’ Phoenicians v Gray Wolves RFC The Total Lebanese Club Rugby Championship was played on Sunday, 24th November at 1pm between the Beirut ‘Total’ Phoenicians and the Gray Wolves at the Lebanese University, Hadath before the tournaments major sponsors, representatives of the Total […]

بطولة الـ«ركبي يونيون»: «بيروت» يفوز على «الذئاب» – Assafir Newspaper (12/11/2013)

بطولة الـ«ركبي يونيون»: «بيروت» يفوز على «الذئاب»                         جدد «بيروت توتال» المتصدر فوزه على «الذئاب الرمادية» حامل اللقب (48 ـ 7)، الشوط الأول (27 ـ صفر)، في إطار الأسبوع الخامس من الدوري اللبناني بالـ«ركبي يونيون»، على ملعب الجامعة اللبنانية في الحدت، في حين تأجلت […]

Assafir Newspaper 8/11/2013

فقد منتخب لبنان لقبه كبطل لغرب آسيا بسباعيات الـ«ركبي يونيون» التي أجريت مؤخرا في مدينة دبي الإماراتية، بعد خسارته أمام «الإيراني» و«الأفغاني» وفوزه على «الإماراتي». وكشف الجهاز الفني للمنتخب أن عدم تجميع اللاعبين في تدريب واحد جعله عرضة للخسارة، بالإضافة إلى عدم الانسجام بين اللاعبين المحليين والمغتربين. وسيخوض «اللبناني» دورة بسباعيات الـ«ركبي» في آذار المقبل، […]

Special Thanks to Steve Abboud

The LRUF wishes to thank Steve Abboud, Head of Technical Direction for the Irish Rugby Football Union, for coming over last week to help and advise the LRUF in the development of rugby union in Lebanon as well as undertaking a number of coaching sessions to over 80 LRUF players.   This was Steve Abboud’s first visit […]

Beirut Select defeated by Irish UNIFIL 13 – 7

Beirut Select loses to the Irish UNIFIL Batt 108 INFBN 13 : 7 in the “Friendship Cup”  On Saturday the 2nd of November, the Beirut Select team played a friendly but competitive and highly spirited rugby match against the Irish UNIFL Battalion, at the Lebanese University in Hadath. This match gave the Irish Battalion a chance to bid fare well to […]