Morocco national rugby league team

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Morocco
Nickname The Morocs
Governing body Moroc Rugby League
Region Europe
RLIF ranking 36th
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 May 2017[1]
Rank Change Team Points
1 Same position  Australia
2  New Zealand
3  England
4  Scotland
5  Samoa
6  France
7 Rise  Ireland
8 Fall  Fiji
9 Same position  Wales
10  United States
11 Rise  Tonga
12 Fall  Serbia
13  Canada
14  Italy
15 Same position  Papua New Guinea
16  Russia
17  Jamaica
18  Belgium
19 Rise  Malta
20 Fall  Spain
21 Same position  Lebanon
22  Ukraine
23  Germany
24 Rise  Cook Islands
25 Fall  Czech Republic
26 Same position  Norway
27  Denmark
28  Greece
29  Sweden
30  Netherlands
31 Rise  Niue
32 Fall  South Africa
33 Rise  Hungary
34 Fall  Philippines
35 New entry  Thailand
36 Fall  Chile
37  Vanuatu
38 Rise  El Salvador
39 Fall  Latvia
40 Rise  Solomon Islands
41 New entry  Uruguay
42 Fall  Morocco

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
 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. ^ [1]

External links[edit]