23 January 2018 – Penang will have their 15s rugby league back in 2018. It will be the 5th edition since it was first organized back in 2010. Penang did not have any league for the last three years.
USM was the last winner in the 4th edition back in 2015. They won the title twice as they also won the 2014 league. Penang Blues was the first league winner in 2010 before the lost to UiTM Pulau Pinang in the second edition.
8 teams will compete in the 2018 edition. They will be in 2 group of four. Group A will consist of Ex-Scorpion, TUDM, GP Habanero and Alspen Stinger. One time winner, Penang Blues is in Group B alongside Penang Police, Oscar, and Politeknik Balik Pulau.
Group A matches will take place at Politeknik Seberang Perai and SMK Mengkuang while all the Group B matches will be held at Penang Free School. The final match which is scheduled to take place on 10 March 2018 will take place at Politeknik Seberang Perai.
You can follow Penang League match schedule and group standing at http://ragbionline.com/tournament/penang-rugby-league/
Photos by Farhan Najmi