The Lebanese Cedars will kick off their preparations for this year’s Rugby League World Cup when they face the Italian Emerging Men’s squad this Saturday.
Taking place at Lidcombe Oval in Sydney, the hit out is set to feature Australian based Cedars players not currently involved in Finals Football.
The Cedars will face the New Zealand Kiwis, Ireland Wolfhounds and Jamaica in this year’s tournament in England.
Prior to the main game, three heritage matches will take place between the Federazione Italiana Rugby League Australia (FIRL) and Fiji Australia in the Under 17s, 19s and Women’s grades.
Tickets for the match is $10 for adults and $5 for concessions. Kids under 16s can enter for free.