Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Jamaica v England Knights

Jamaica and Lebanon to meet in crucial game

Jamaica and Lebanon are due to meet in #RLWC2021 on Sunday in what will be a crucial game in Group C. The Cedars (1-1) need to win to have a chance of advancing to the quarterfinal rounds by finishing second...
Lebanon Michael Cheika

Cheika pleased as Lebanon get over Ireland

Lebanon has kept its quarterfinal hopes alive with a 32-14 win against Ireland in a sometimes fiery match in Group C at #RLWC2021. The Cedars outscored the Wolfhounds by five tries to three in Leigh on Sunday to move level...
Lebanon vs Malta at Belmore 2022

Lebanon claim Elias-Fenech trophy, defeating Malta 30-14 – Report

The opening Test match in the southern hemisphere mid-season international window saw Lebanon run in six tries to see off Malta 30-14, at Belmore Sports Ground, Sydney. Winger Christian Yassmin claimed a try double, the second a length of the...
Malta Rugby League 2022

Lebanon and Malta name squads for Elias-Fenech Trophy clash

The ending of a long-standing playing feud for the benefit of international rugby league will see Lebanon and Malta play for the Elias-Fenech Trophy when they meet at Canterbury’s Belmore Sport’s Ground on Wednesday 22 June (kick off 7.30pm...
Malta Rugby League 2022

Lebanon to face Malta in a mid-season rugby league international on 22nd June

A further fixture has been added to the mid-season international fixtures, with Lebanon scheduled to face Malta at Leichardt Oval in Sydney on Wednesday 22 June (kick off 7pm local time). It will be the Cedars’ first game since...
Philippines v Portugal 2013 International 9's

IRL World Rankings: How realistic are they?

The latest IRB world rankings came out on December 10th and show the top four countries, in order, New Zealand, England, Tonga and Australia. The IRL states on its website that world rankings are based only on the results of...
European Rugby League Ball

Reaction from Euro nations to new Rugby League world rankings

Following the release of the new men’s, women’s and wheelchair world rankings by the IRL, there has been some significant movement for some European nations. In the men’s, Serbia – who played the most Test fixtures in 2021 –...
Lebanon Michael Cheika

Lebanon head coach Cheika welcomes Rugby League World Cup go-ahead

With the message from the World Cup organisers that plans will go ahead as scheduled for the staging of the tournament, Lebanon head coach Michael Cheika has welcomed the news. The Cedars, who made it out of the group...
Lebanon Rugby League

Lebanon reaffirm domestic quota for World Cup squad

Following a virtual meeting of the Lebanon Rugby Federation clubs to plan out a return to play in the country, a re-commitment has also been made to include six domestic players in their 2021 Rugby League World Cup squad,...
Middle East Africa Rugby League

Middle East Africa Rugby League Federation steering group established

With significant increased rugby league activity - and more nations than ever before established and playing - the first steps have been taken to set up a federation for the sport in the Middle East and Africa region. A five...