Lebanon’s Rugby League team won a well-deserved victory over Ireland in the Rugby League World Cup.
Captain Mitchell Moses, the best player of the match, put in a remarkable performance and contributed directly to the 32-14 victory over Ireland, as he opened the scoring with a 16th-minute penalty goal.
Reece Robinson scored the first try 4 minutes later, whereas Jacob Kiraz crossed in the 23rd minute after Moses received a pass from Khaled Rajeb and scored.
The Cedars then went further ahead when Brad Morkos scored after player Josh Mansour fielded a goal and threw a pass.
After both teams started the 2nd half of the match, Lebanon was able to regain momentum when Mitchell Moses ran the ball on the last tackle and linked with Josh Mansour to put Elie El Zakhem over in the 53rd minute.
Abbas Miski extended Lebanon’s lead when he scored 4 minutes later.
Lebanon’s Rugby League team needs to defeat Jamaica next weekend to secure a chance to qualify for the quarter-finals.