Sunday, September 25, 2022
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,...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Lebanon Rugby League

Michael Cheika Checks into Rugby League

Ex rugby union pro Michael Cheika has given The Cedars a boost by confirming he will join them as head coach. Despite having a long and esteemed career in rugby union, Cheika has proven his versatility as...
Lebanon Rugby League

Rugby League summer camps prove popular in Lebanon

The LRLF has completed the first week of its summer youth academy programme, with around 80 boys and girls - aged between 5 and 14 - participating in the Terra Santa Summer Camp in Tripoli and MSL Ghazir Camp in Mont Liban.