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Kenya Awarded IRL Affiliate Membership

Kenya Awarded IRL Affiliate Membership

Kenya Rugby League Federation is aiming to achieve IRL Full Membership by 2025 and develop a professional competition in the near future after being awarded Affiliate Membership at last week’s IRL Board meeting in Singapore. Kenya is the fastest developing...
Kenya Awarded IRL Affiliate Membership

Kenya Rugby League Apply for Affiliate Membership

Following 18 months of impressive growth since becoming Observer Members, the Kenya Rugby League Federation are set to receive a boost to their status as European Rugby League has reviewed and approved their application for Affiliate Membership. Affiliate Membership requires...
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...
Kenya Coaching 2022

Kenya Rugby League to host coaching and match official courses

Representatives of eight nations – Kenya, Ghana, Morocco, Nigeria, Cameroon, South Africa, DR Congo and Burundi – will convene in Nairobi between 1-6 April for the delivery of coaching and match official courses. The event, funded by the Rugby League...
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 –...
Middle East Africa Rugby League

Further rugby league expansion in Africa, and Montenegro granted Observer status

In encouraging news, the Middle East Africa region has put forward a new representative format that features a proposed four-tier competition with promotion and relegation. It will cater for the growing number of nations playing the sport and allows...
Morocco Rugby League map

Rugby League Planet – Morocco snapshot and rugby league results

MOROCCAN RUGBY LEAGUE NATION OVERVIEW

Page updated: 8/3/13

Foundation Year - 1995

International Team - Morocco Rugby League

Highest finish in World Cup - One win Emerging Nations World Cup (2000)

Top level domestic competition - N/A

Moroccan rugby union attempts to block GB Students Rugby League tour of Morocco

GB Student Pioneers return from tense rugby league tour of Morocco

By Phil Caplan, Date: 4/7/13

The Great Britain Student Rugby League Pioneers have returned from an eventful trip to Morocco, where their playing schedule was interrupted by a combination of rugby union intrusion and unavailable facilities.

Morocco Rugby League

Moroccan Ministry of Sport roadblock official recognition for rugby league in Morocco

Date: 20/1/15

The continuing struggle to obtain government recognition for rugby league in Morocco has reached a new phase following the added support of Claude Moraes, MEP for London and Chair of the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee, who has agreed to look into the case and help raise the matter at EU level.

Morocco Rugby League

Morocco name four French-based players in their MEA train-on squad

Morocco have named four players who play in the French domestic league in their squad for the MEA Championship in Lagos, Nigeria from 2-5 October. Iliass Laachiri from Lyon, Carpentras’ Naji Anas, Adam Ed Diche from Union Sportive Ferralaise and Toulon’s Badreddine Medkouri (pictured) will all be meeting their team mates from the domestic leagues in the Nigerian capital.