Rugby league activity in Saudi Arabia commenced in 2008, in the port city of Jeddah, when the three principal internatinoal school organised a competition.

The Saudi Arabian Rugby League Association, formed by four Jeddah clubs on 2 May 2013, received Observer status of the RLEF in June 2013. Full Membership is open to clubs which have served one year probation as an Associate Member. The latter have no voting rights in the HRLF assembly.

The seven-strong board of directors has a one-year mandate

Date Founded: 1st January 2008
Membership: Observer
Head Coach: David Kinkead
Board Members:

David Kinkead (President)

Chris Stander (Secretary)

Wayne Stewart (Treasurer)

Neil Best (Coaching Liaison Officer)

Ray Garnett (Referees Liaison Officer)

Graham McRaith (Players Liaison Officer)

Robert Holmyard (Media Liaison Officer)

Web Site: TBC
Telephone: +966 54005 45389



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