Israel Eliab

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Israel Eliab
Israel Eliab London Broncos.jpg
Personal information
Born (1991-01-16) January 16, 1991 (age 26)
Kokopo, Papua New Guinea
Height 5 ft 10 in (178 cm)
Weight 14 st 9 lb (93 kg)
Playing information
Position Five-eighth, Centre
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2011 Rabaul Gurias  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?
2012–13 Port Moresby Vipers  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?
2014–15 PNG Hunters 44 29 0 2 60
2016 London Broncos 4 2 0 0 8
2016 London Skolars DR 6 4 0 0 16
2017– PNG Hunters 0 0 0 0 0
Years Team Pld T G FG P
2013–15 Papua New Guinea 3 0 0 0 0
As of 3 July 2016
Source: [1]

Israel Eliab is an Papua New Guinea rugby league player who represented his country in the 2013 World Cup. He currently captains the PNG Hunters in the Qld Cup. Eliab previously played for London Broncos in the Championship.

Playing career[edit]

Eliab playing for PNG

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.[2]

Eliab captained the Papua New Guinea rugby league nines side at the 2015 Pacific Games.[3] He captained the 13-aside team in the 2015 Melanesian Cup.

Eliab spent the 2016 season with the London Broncos in the Championship.

He has also spent part of 2016 on loan at the London Skolars.


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