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First Women's Rugby League Match In Middle East

EDM number 209 in 2016-17, proposed by Marie Rimmer on 14/06/2016.
Categorised under the topics of Middle East and Sports.

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.

This motion has been signed by a total of 22 MPs.

Marie Rimmer14/06/2016St Helens South and WhistonLabourProposed
Paula Sherriff14/06/2016DewsburyLabourSeconded
Peter Bottomley15/06/2016Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
Jim Shannon15/06/2016StrangfordDUPSeconded
Alan Meale15/06/2016MansfieldLabourSeconded
Greg Mulholland15/06/2016Leeds North WestLiberal DemocratSeconded
Chris Stephens15/06/2016Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Chris Matheson15/06/2016City of ChesterLabourSigned
Margaret Ferrier27/06/2016Rutherglen and Hamilton WestScottish National PartySigned
Chris Law27/06/2016Dundee WestScottish National PartySigned
Angus MacNeil27/06/2016Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySigned
Jim Cunningham28/06/2016Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Patrick Grady28/06/2016Glasgow NorthScottish National PartySigned
Stuart Donaldson28/06/2016West Aberdeenshire and KincardineScottish National PartySigned
Stewart McDonald28/06/2016Glasgow SouthScottish National PartySigned
John Nicolson28/06/2016East DunbartonshireScottish National PartySigned
Lady Hermon29/06/2016North DownIndependentSigned
Tasmina Sheikh04/07/2016Ochil and South PerthshireScottish National PartySigned
Angela Crawley05/07/2016Lanark and Hamilton EastScottish National PartySigned
Gavin Newlands06/07/2016Paisley and Renfrewshire NorthScottish National PartySigned
Hannah Bardell06/07/2016LivingstonScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry05/09/2016Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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