Our Lebanese National Rugby team was unable to qualify for the 2013 Rugby League World Cup after a 19-19 draw with the Italian team. This is the second time in a row they miss out on points difference. Talk about bad luck!
Lebanonâ€™s heart-breaking 19-all draw with Italy reflects just how close the Cedars were to the Azzurri throughout the tournament, and not reaching the World Cup is a bitter blow for a country whose growing domestic rugby league scene offers massive potential.
The Cedars also missed out on qualification for the 2008 World Cup on points difference, and Saturdayâ€™s result saw tears of despair among the long-serving Lebanon players who have failed to reach the last two tournaments. [Full Article]
The whole situation in the country is not healthy for a proper sports level, i would say that maybe what happened with the Rugby team is a bad luck, but also it is due to the bad situation we are living in! i’m not nagging, I just hope people would wake up, stop hearing the news from some time, act in as careless towards officials and politicians and start caring for other things and decide NEVER TO VOTE for any of those who are in power or in Opposition currently ! at that moment see how the country will become and see how our sports level will improve in a way not to care for points difference but to become on the top of the Group!