2019 MRL schedule is out

29 January 2019 – Malaysia Rugby Union has released the schedule for the 2019 Malaysia Rugby League this morning. It came after the meeting with the team managers at the OCM Board Room today.

2017 champion, Keris Conlay is in Premier A group. The champion will face 3 education institution for their group matches. UPM Serdang Angels will lead the charge to challenge Conlay along side UiTM Lions and the sports school team, SSTMI Tsunami.

ASAS RC who recorded their best finish as the runner-up in 2017 will be hoping to repeat the good group form. Two Johor base team, Iskandar Raiders and Mersing Eagles are also in the pool B with the ever-present NS Wanderers. It’s all to play for in Pool B with teams will fancy to beat one another.

The team managers after the meeting

Both pool in Division 1 seems to be well balance. Poly Mas Hornet will be the team to beat in the Pool C as there are rumours that the Hornet will be powered by numbers of well-experienced player in the season. Blackhawks, as well as Silver Gaurus of Perak, should provide a great challenge to Hornet with KL Tigers completed the pool.

Lastly, Pool D will see the Development COBRA team will take on ATM JLJ, Edwardian Tigers and Polis Bersatu. It will be interesting to see if Polis Bersatu can take full advantage from the experience of their newly appointed head coach, Mohd Mazuri to lead them to the glory.

Malaysia Rugby League will be a six-week league with matches to take place on Saturday on Sunday.

Get the Malaysia Rugby League match schedule here.

We can expect tons of great match since the match day one on 16th February 2019 as Keris Conlay will take on Serdang Angels. The two teams met in the final of 2016 NICC with Angels lifting the title while Conlay got better of Angels in the quarter-final of 2017 MRL, en route for Conlay to lift the trophy.

All the Premier matches will take place at the Padang A, UPM Serdang. The Division 1 matches from the pool until the semi-final will be played at the Padang Bellamy, Kem TUDM Sungai Besi.

The finale will take place on 24th March 2019 at Padang A, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang.

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