8 January 2019 – One of the Malaysia home match in the 2019 Asia Rugby Championship Premier will be held in Johor. According to the latest information by the Malaysia Rugby Union, the first home match against South Korea will be in Johor.
The match is scheduled to take place on 25th May 2019. Educity Stadium in Nusajaya, Johor will host the match. With the day fall on Ramadhan, the match between Malaysia and South Korea will kick off at 8.00pm.
This will be a great chance for the rugby fan from the South to make their way and fill in the 6000 capacity stadium.
There will be a good feeling for Malaysia team as the Educity Stadium witness Malaysia 7s Under 18 team lift the Asia Rugby 7s Under 18 title last December 2018.
Malaysia will return to the capital city in the second home match. The Hibiscus will face 2018 champion, Hong Kong on match day 5 at National Stadium, Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia had a disappointing 2018 campaign, lost all 4 matches. Malaysia heaviest defeat came in the last match as Hong Kong proved to be too strong on their home soil, beat Malaysia 91 – 10.