Sami Chamoun

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Sami Chamoun
Personal information
Born (1975-04-29) 29 April 1975 (age 41)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Playing information
Position Prop
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1998 Illawarra Steelers 5 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
1999–00 Lebanon 4 0 0 0 0
Source: [1]

Sami Chamoun is an Australian-born rugby league player who represented Lebanon in the 2000 World Cup.

Playing career[edit]

Chamoun played for the Illawarra Steelers in the inaugural 1998 season of the National Rugby League competition. He played in five matches, starting four at prop.[1]

Chamoun played for Lebanon in 1999 and 2000, helping Lebanon to qualify for the World Cup in 1999 and playing at the tournament in 2000.[2] Chamoun was injured in a World Cup match against the Cook Islands but refused to leave the field and helped his team to a 22-all draw.[3]

In 2002 Chamoun played in the NSWRL First Division for the Balmain Tigers.[4]

Later years[edit]

Chamoun now owns a security firm in Sydney.[5]


  1. ^ a b Sami Chamoun
  2. ^ Maroon raises Lebanon's colours The Independent, 23 November 1999
  3. ^ Cook Islands 22 Lebanon 22
  4. ^ Balmain surprise winners over Penrith, 18 August 2002
  5. ^ Hall's no ring of confidence The Telegraph, 9 March 2012