2000 Rugby League World Cup qualifying

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2000 Rugby League World Cup qualifying was contested by the national rugby league football teams of Lebanon, the United States, Morocco, Canada, Italy and Japan for the 16th spot in the 2000 Rugby League World Cup tournament. Lebanon won the tournament and went on to the World Cup.

Qualified teams[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Pool A[edit]

The Mediterranean qualifying group involved Lebanon, Italy and Morocco. The Mediterranean qualifiers were held in France.

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 Lebanon 2 2 0 0 140 16 124 4
 Italy 2 1 0 1 50 36 14 2
 Morocco 2 0 0 2 0 138 -138 0
11 November 1999 Lebanon  36–16  Italy Stade Jean-Laffon, Perpignan
14 November 1999 Italy  34–0  Morocco Stade des Minimes, Toulouse
17 November 1999 Morocco  0–104  Lebanon Parc des Sports d'Avignon, Avignon

Pool B[edit]

The Pacfic Rim qualifying group involved United States, Japan and Canada. The Mediterranean qualifiers were held in Orlando, Florida, United States.

Team Pld W D L PF PA +/− Pts
 United States 2 2 0 0 122 0 122 4
 Japan 2 1 0 1 14 54 -40 2
 Canada 2 0 0 2 0 82 -82 0
9 November 1999 United States  54–0  Japan Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex, Orlando
11 November 1999 Canada  0–68  United States Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex, Orlando
15 November 1999 Japan  14–0  Canada Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex, Orlando

Qualifying play-off[edit]

21 November 1999 United States  8–62  Lebanon Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex, Orlando

References[edit]