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2021 Rugby League World Cup

Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) 2021, Dates, Kick-off Times, Tickets, Teams and Venues


Host Nation - England

Number of Teams - 16 (Australia, England, New Zealand, France, Wales, Jamaica, Fiji, Lebanon, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, Italy, Ireland, Scotland, Greece, Cook Islands)

Dates: Between 23rd of October and 27th of November 2021

2021 World Cup Snapshot - The 2021 Rugby League World Cup will be the 16th instalment of the oldest Rugby World Cup tournament on the planet. 


2021 RLWC qualifier – Malta 22 Ukraine 34 – Report

Date: 1/7/18

Mikhailo Troyan’s last-action try - taking Oleksandr Skorbach’s fine cross kick - ensured that Ukraine remain undefeated at this level after seven matches, fending off a late Maltese challenge to win 34-22 in front of 500 fans at Marsa Sports Complex.

Canada v Jamaica

Jamaica add Super League player to squad for RLWC Qualifiers

Date: 17/10/18 (Photo Davey Wilson)

Jamaica has named a strong squad for the 2018 Americas Championship, which will also act as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England.

2021 Rugby League World Cup

Spain and Russia announce squads for RLWC qualifier


Spain and Russia have announced their 19-man squads for the opening game of European Championship B in Quatre Carreres, Valencia tomorrow (Saturday, kick off 3pm CET), the tournament also doubling as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England.

2021 Rugby League World Cup

Greece 60 defeat Malta 4 in RLWC Qualifier

Date: 16/9/18

A comprehensive 11–try win by Greece at the Glyka Stadium in Athens ensured that they finished top of European Group C – South, and will now face Norway in the play offs on neutral territory, most likely next spring.

WRL Canada v PNG

Canada Ravens comment on their 2021 Women’s Rugby League World Cup schedule

Photo Credit: NRLPhotos Organisers of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) have released the schedules for the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments and it hasn’t taken long for teams involved to start thinking ahead about strategies to put...
2021 Rugby League World Cup

Norway advance with RLWC qualifier win over Germany

Date: 17/9/18

Norway overturned their negative eight points difference with a stunning second half performance to outgun favourites Germany in Porsgrunn.

Rugby League World Cup 2021 Draw

2021 Rugby League World Cup Draw

• England men’s team to kick-off tournament against Samoa at St James’ Park, Newcastle on October 23, 2021

• England women’s team will take on Brazil on November 9, 2021 in Leeds with the England wheelchair team drawn to face Australia on November 11, 2021 in London

RLWC2021 & IRL announce broadcast partnership

RLWC2021 & IRL announce historic broadcast partnership

Rugby League World Cup 20201 (RLWC2021) has today announced a historic collaboration with International Rugby League (IRL), which will see both organisations working together on the broadcast production of matches at the tournament, in addition to the sale of...
2021 Rugby League World Cup

2021 Rugby League World Cup fixture dates and kick-off times released

• Sensational opening day of the men's tournament sees hosts England take on Samoa at St James’ Park and reigning champions Australia face Fiji at the KCOM Stadium, Hull on October 23.• Leeds' Emerald Headingley Stadium will stage the...