Hapoel Rishon LeZion (handball)

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הפועל ראשון לציון
Hapoel Rishon LeZion
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Founded 1968
Arena Rosenstein hall
Capacity 400
President Israel Dudi Falah
Head coach Israel Saar Frenkerl
League Ligat Winner
2012/13 Champions
Colours
Club colours          
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Team colours
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Home
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Team colours
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Away
Website
Official site

Hapoel Rishon LeZion (Hebrew: הפועל ראשון לציון‎, is a handball team from the city of Rishon LeZion, Israel. competes in the Ligat Winner Big. The team's colors are red and white, and it hosts its home games in Mordecai Rosenstein hall.

The team was founded in 1968 and since then has become a regular member of the first division and the most successful team in Israeli handball, having won a record 15 league titles, a record 13 Israeli cups.[1] The team has also participated in the EHF Champions League in 1998, 2000 and in 2001.

Their biggest rival is Maccabi Rishon LeZion, another great Rishon LeZion team. The derby games between them have been very tense throughout the last two decades.

Titles[edit]

  • Israel Champions (16): 1988, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2008, 2013
  • Israel Cup Holder (13): 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2012

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References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]

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