Morocco national rugby league team

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Morocco
Governing body Moroc Rugby League
Region Europe
RLIF ranking 30th
Colours
First international
 Moldova 24–19 Morocco 
(18 October 1995)
Biggest win
 Morocco 58–4 Serbia 
(25 October 2003)
Biggest defeat
 Morocco 0–104 Lebanon 
(Perpignan, France; 1999)

The Morocco national rugby league team has been participating in international competition since 1995. Many players for the Moroccan team are drawn from the French competition.

Morocco has participated in the World Sevens (1995), Superleague World Nines (1996), Emerging Nations Tournament (1995, 2000) and Mediterranean Cup (since 2003) competitions. In 2009 Morocco won the RLEF Euro Med Challenge.

Morocco has been the destination of international tours in recent years, hosting Liban Espoir (a team of emerging players from the domestic Lebanese competition) in 2003 and the Australian Police Rugby League team in 2004.

For more Moroccan stats, news, team results and more visit Morocco's RLEF Page.

2009 Squad[edit]

2009 Morocco Squad
Starting side Interchange Coaching staff




Legend:
  • (c) Captain
  • (vc) Vice captain


Official Rankings as of December 2013[1]
Rank Change Team Points
1 Steady  Australia 1,108.00
2  New Zealand 742.00
3  England 570.00
4  France 233.00
5 Increase  Fiji 201.00
6 Decrease  Wales 173.00
7  Papua New Guinea 166.00
8  Samoa 145.00
9 Steady  Ireland 128.00
10  United States 127.00
11 Decrease  Scotland 101.00
12 Increase  Italy 84.00
13 Decrease  Tonga 54.00
14  Cook Islands 48.00
15  Russia 42.00
16 Steady  Canada 40.00
17 Decrease  Serbia 38.00
18  Germany 30.00
19  Norway 28.00
20  Lebanon 23.00
21 Increase  Ukraine 19.00
22 Decrease  Malta 19.00
23  Jamaica 15.00
24 Increase  Netherlands 10.00
25 Decrease  South Africa 8.00
26  Denmark 6.00
27  Czech Republic 5.00
28 Increase New  Greece 5.00
29 Decrease  Belgium 4.00
30  Latvia 4.00
31  Sweden 1.00
32 Steady New  Hungary 1.00
33 Steady New  Morocco 0.00


Notable players[edit]

Results[edit]

  • Lebanon def. Morocco 72–4 (28 June 2011)
  • Morocco def. Belgium 46–12 (15 August 2009)
  • Morocco def. Catalonia 29–6 (4 July 2009)
  • Morocco def. Italy 32–10 (6 June 2009)
  • Morocco def. Catalonia 62–12 (21 June 2008)
  • Morocco drew with Serbia 20–20 (9 October 2004)
  • Lebanon def. Morocco 48–14 (5 October 2004)
  • France def. Morocco 46–6 (2 October 2004)
  • Morocco def. Serbia 58–4 (25 October 2003)
  • Lebanon def. Morocco 60–0 (22 October 2003)
  • France def. Morocco 72–0 (19 October 2003)
  • Morocco def. Japan 14–8 (15 November 2000)
  • USA def. Morocco 50–10 (2000)
  • France def. Morocco 80–8 (11 November 1999)
  • Lebanon def. Morocco 104–0 (1999)
  • Italy def. Morocco 34–0 (1999)
  • Ireland def. Morocco 42–6 (20 October 1995)
  • Moldova def. Morocco 24–19 (18 October 1995)

All-Time Results[edit]

Team First Played Played Win Draw Loss Points For Points Against
Moldova Moldova 1995 1 0 0 1 19 24
Republic of Ireland Ireland 1995 1 0 0 1 6 42
Italy Italy 1999 2 1 0 1 32 44
Lebanon Lebanon 1999 3 0 0 3 14 212
France France 1999 3 0 0 3 14 198
United States United States 2000 1 0 0 1 10 50
Japan Japan 2000 1 1 0 0 14 8
Serbia Serbia 2003 2 1 1 0 78 24
Catalonia Catalonia 2008 2 2 0 0 91 18
Belgium Belgium 2009 1 1 0 0 46 12

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RLIF; RLIF Rankings

External links[edit]