Farah and Moses to lead Lebanon at World Cup

South Sydney Rabbitohs star Robbie Farah will captain Lebanon at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup with Mitchell Moses as his assistant.

Farah will lead the side while Parramatta Eels ace Mitchell Moses has also been named vice-captain for the Cedars’ first World Cup appearance since 2000.

Ex-Eels, Canberra Raiders and Brisbane Broncos full-back Reece Robinson will also return to Rugby League with Lebanon after spending two years with the NSW Waratahs in Super Rugby (Union).

Other big names are Parramatta captain Tim Mannah, Michael Lichaa of Canterbury Bulldogs and Wests Tigers front-rower Alex Twal.

And a lot of other members of the Cedars squad ply their trade in the Lebanese Rugby League domestic competition.

Lebanon 24-man squad: Robbie Farah (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Mitchell Moses (Parramatta Eels), Danny Barakat (Wentworthville), Jamie Clark (Auburn Warriors), Adam Doueihi (South Sydney Rabbitohs), James Elias (West Newcastle), Ahmad Ellaz (Auburn Warriors), Nick Kassis (Blacktown Workers), Andrew Kazzi (Wests Tigers), Anthony Layoun (Parramatta Eels), Michael Lichaa (Canterbury Bulldogs), Mitchell Mamary (Wentworthville), Bilal Maarbani (Manly Sea Eagles), Abbas Miski (North Sydney), Tim Mannah (Parramatta Eels), Ray Moujalli (Canterbury Bulldogs), Reece Robinson (unassigned), Travis Robinson (Newtown), Chris Saab (Blacktown Workers), Raymond Sabat (Lycans FC), Jaleel Seve-Derbas (Wests Tigers), Elias Sukkar (Wentworthville), Alex Twal (Wests Tigers), Jason Wehbe (unassigned).

Lebanon will play their first game at the World Cup against France in Canberra on Sunday 29 October.

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