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World Cup Qualifer - Ireland v Lebanon

Ireland and Lebanon do battle on Sunday 5th November for the 8th position in the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.
World Cup Qualifer - Ireland v Lebanon
by NRL

Ireland and Lebanon do battle on Sunday 5th November for the 8th position in the 2008 Rugby League World Cup.

WORLD CUP QUALIFIER
IRELAND v LEBANON
At Tolka Park, Dublin
Sunday, 5 November (Noon)

No previous meetings

LEBANON RECORD SCORES
Highest score: Lebanon 104 v Morocco 0 at Avignon ? 1999
Highest against: Lebanon 0 v New Zealand 64 at Gloucester ? 2000

World Cup results
Qualifying matches 2000
Won 104-0 Morocco, Avignon 1999
Won 36-16 Italy, Perpignan 1999
Won 62-8 USA (Qualifier Final), Orlando 1999

Finals 2000
Lost 0-64 New Zealand, Gloucester 2000
Lost 22-24 Wales, Swansea 2000
Drew 22-22 Cook Islands, Cardiff 2000

Qualifying matches 2008
Won 22-8 Russia, London 2006

IRELAND RECORDS
SUMMARY
Played 19, Won 11, Lost 7, Drawn 1, For 434, Against 392

Non-international
16 October 2005 Cumbria Lost 4-64 Whitehaven 1,216

RECORDS
TEAM
Highest score: Ireland 50 v Russia 12 at Moscow, 22 October 2006 (Also widest margin)
Highest against*: France 56 v Ireland 16 at Albi, 26 June 2001 (Also widest margin)
*In a non-international match Ireland lost 64-4 to Cumbria at Whitehaven, 16 October 2005

INDIVIDUAL
Most tries in a match: 4 by Phil Cantillon (Halifax) v Scotland at Navan, 29 October 2004
Most goals in a match: 7 by Chris Bridge (Warrington W.) v Russia at Moscow, 22 October 2006
Most points in a match: 22 (2t, 7g) by Chris Bridge (Warrington Wolves) v Russia at Moscow, 22 October 2006

CAREER
Most appearances: 13 by Barrie McDermott (Leeds R., Widnes V.)
Most tries: 9 by Phil Cantillon (Halifax)
Most goals: 17 by Steve Prescott (Hull, Wakefield T.W.)
Most points: 42 (2t, 17g) by Steve Prescott (Hull, Wakefield T.W.)


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