Morocco national rugby league team

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Morocco
Nickname The Morocs
Governing body Moroc Rugby League
Region Europe
RLIF ranking 35th
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

2009 Morocco Squad
Starting side Interchange Coaching staff




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


Official Rankings as of December 2015[1]
Rank Change Team Points
1 Steady  New Zealand 897.00
2  Australia 719.00
3  England 655.00
4  Samoa 280.00
5  France 209.00
6 Increase  Ireland 162.00
7 Decrease  Fiji 147.00
8 Increase  Wales 132.00
9 Decrease  Scotland 121.00
10 Steady  United States 102.00
11 Increase  Serbia 72.00
12 Steady  Italy 65.00
13  Canada 62.00
14 Decrease  Papua New Guinea 60.00
15 Increase  Russia 46.00
16 Decrease  Tonga 40.00
17 Increase  Belgium 40.00
18  Malta 32.00
19 Steady  Germany 28.00
20  Lebanon 27.00
21 Increase  Spain 26.00
22 Decrease  Cook Islands 23.00
23  Ukraine 22.00
24 Steady  Greece 21.00
25 Increase  Denmark 20.00
26 Decrease  Norway 19.00
27 Increase  Jamaica 16.00
28 Decrease  Netherlands 15.00
29 Decrease  Sweden 15.00
30 Steady  Czech Republic 14.00
31 Decrease  South Africa 13.00
32 Steady  Niue 4.00
33  Hungary 2.00
34  Latvia 2.00
35  Morocco 0.00


Notable players

Results

  • 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

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

References

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