The Lebanese Rugby League Federation successfully hosted their first women’s rugby league international fixture at the Fouad Chehab Stadium in Jounieh, Lebanon.
The Lebanese Women’s national team, the Junipers, made their debut on the world stage against the Italian Ladies in the Women’s Mediterranean Cup as part of a two-leg series, with the second match to be hosted by Italy in May, according to the Lebanese Rugby League Federation’s official website.
The Italians looked the more powerful side and managed to win the historic fixture 22-0. (WATCH THE GAME HERE- COURTESY LEBANESE RUGBY LEAGUE FEDERATION).
The website said that the Junipers will be proud of their first performance, and a lot of work will go into their preparation for their visit to Italy in May.