MALTA have drawn group D for the VB Sevens to be held at the Western Weekender Stadium at St Marys on Saturday February 12.
Malta will meet the Cook Islands before taking on the New Zealand Maori?s selection.
MRLA Spokesperson Anthony Micallef is hopeful the Maltese community will turn out in support of the Malta Knights.
EMERGING from the rugby league shadows, Malta provided an entertaining and successful appearance in their first Sevens competition, the 2005 Orara Valley Sevens on Australia?s east coast at Coffs Harbour.
TEN long seasons after retiring in the top grade, Malta?s greatest rugby league product Mario Fenech successfully completed a comeback to rugby league in making his debut for Malta over the weekend.
HOLLYWOOD artist Russell Crowe was a popular face in the crowd at the TOFOG Sportsground for the 2005 Orara Valley Sevens yet it was the newest nation (Malta) on the rugby league scene gaining the attention, and even that of the Gladiator himself.
EMBLAZONED with the Maltese Cross, the red & white strip of the Malta national rugby league team are set to embark on Coffs Harbour for this weekend?s Orara Valley Sevens at Coramba?s TOFOG Sportsground and they?re not just here to make up the numbers, says head coach Joe Grima.
SPECTATORS at the TOFOG Sportsground in Orara Valley this weekend will most probably see the fixture between Malta and Sydney University as another entertaining sevens match on a day that will see some of the world?s best rugby league players take to the field on Australia?s east coast.
RUGBY league legend Mario Fenech is set to make an unexpected comeback return to rugby league in his debut match for the Malta Knights when they take to the field for the Orara Valley Sevens at Coffs Harbour this weekend.
MALTA will challenge for the ten thousand dollar 2005 Orara Valley Sevens, with the tournament providing good preparation for the 2005 VB Sevens in Sydney, Australia the following month.
JOE Grima(pictured) has named a 12-man squad to represent Malta at the upcoming Orara Valley Sevens tournament in Coffs Harbour, Australia.