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FIRST WOMEN'S RUGBY LEAGUE MATCH IN MIDDLE EAST

EDM (Early Day Motion) 209: tabled on 14 June 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the first ever women's rugby league match in the Middle East; applauds Jounieh Hummingbirds and American University of Beirut (AUB) Women in playing the fixture at Jounieh's Fouad Chehab in Lebanon; recognises the encounter as an historic and important step in the development of the sport of rugby league globally; commends all involved in enabling the game to take place; and congratulates N. Saniour, E. Gharios, N. Kibbi, L. Acra, M. Kesserwani, N. Mufarrij, C. Hamzeh, R. Dahdouli, D. Knio, T. Fleyfel, T. Keyrouz, K. Roukoz, N. Dennaoui, O. Nohra, Y. Salameh, G. Abi Akl and J. Habib of Jounieh Hummingbirds and C. Badawi, R. Abdallah, M. Mourad, Y. Beaini, A. Saadeh, N. Khauli, L. Saso, Z. Ibrahim, R. Wazni, J. Abdallah, N. Sheimi, M. Jannoun, A. Afyouni, M. Ayache, N. Samman, D. Monteduro, N. Achkar of AUB Women for taking part.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.