January 16, 1991 |
Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||14 st 9 lb (93 kg)|
As of 3 July 2016
Israel Eliab is an Papua New Guinea rugby league player who represented his country in the 2013 World Cup. He currently plays for the PNG Hunters in the Qld Cup. Eliab previously played for London Broncos in the Championship.
Eliab was born and raised in the small town of Kokopo in Papua New Guinea's East New Britain Province. He started off playing in the domestic competition (Digicel Cup) in PNG for the Rabaul Gurias. Israel previously played for the Port Moresby Vipers with whom he won a premiership title in 2013. He then played for the Papua New Guinea Hunters in the Queensland Intrust Super Cup competition, for which he is also the captain. His position is at five-eighth, but has also played at halfback and centre as well.
He has also spent part of 2016 on loan at the London Skolars.
- Israel Eliab rugbyleagueproject.org
- "PNG Rugby League Nines coach Michael Marum names squad". 10 July 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2015.