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Draws To Be Made For Euro

Draws To Be Made for Euro Men’s and Women’s Competitions

The draws will be made for both the European Championships A (men) and the first-ever European Rugby League World Cup 2025 Qualifiers (women) tomorrow (Wednesday) in Huddersfield. The draw for the women’s competition will be made by Julia Lee (chair...
Greece 2021

Rugby League World Cup 2025 qualifying announced with Euro B draw

The draw has been made and fixtures announced for the 2023 men’s Euro B championship, which will also feature as the next phase of qualifying for the 2025 Rugby League World Cup in France. Six nations will be involved, drawn...
French Rugby League

How far can France go in their home World Cup?

The defining question when the Rugby League World Cup returns to France for the first time in over 50 years for the 2025 edition could surround the host nation. France is in a period of rugby league renaissance. After being...
France World Cup 2025

European Rugby League welcomes 2025 World Cup in France

Interim chair of the European Rugby League (ERL) board, Graeme Thompson, has warmly welcomed the awarding of the 2025 Rugby League World Cup to France, following on from this year’s event in England. France, who through Paul Barrière inaugurated...
RLWC 2025 France

France to host 2025 Rugby League World Cup

The Rugby Football League today congratulates the Federation Francaise de Rugby a XIII following confirmation that France is to stage the 17th Rugby League World Cup in 2025.  The announcement was made in Paris today as Jean Castex, the Prime Minister of France, confirmed...
Rugby League Euro D Championship 2021

Rugby League Euro D Championship set for kick-off with added Word Cup incentive

The Euro D Championship kicks off at the Huseyin Akar Tesisler Stadium in Bodrum, Turkey tomorrow (Thursday) with added incentive for the four nations participating. Czech Republic face Malta in the opening game of a double-header (kick off 1pm...
RLWC 2025 France

France officially to bid to host 2025 Rugby League World Cup

The French Rugby League Federation has officially declared its intention to bid for the 2025 Rugby League World Cup, taking it back to the country that founded the tournament in 1954. It was last played in its entirety there...
French Rugby League

President of French Rugby League welcomes the possibility of staging 2025 World Cup

Recently elected president of La Fédération Française de rugby à XIII, Luc Lascoste, has welcomed the announcement by Troy Grant, chair of International Rugby League (IRL), that efforts have begun to take the 2025 Rugby League World Cup tournament back to where it began...
2025 Rugby League World Cup

RLWC2025 to go back to tender: report

By Brian Lowe,

The 2025 Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) reportedly is to go back out to tender.

RugbyLeaguePlanet understands that the decision was made at the International Rugby League (IRL) congress meeting in Sydney. It is unclear, however, as to precisely when the IRL will formally call for new submissions.

Jason Moore

The Man Behind RLWC2025 Bid

By Brian Lowe, Date: 7/3/17

“They would have been ready in 2021.” Those comments from Jason Moore, the principal of Moore Sports International (MSI), the Australia-based organization behind the bid for the United States and Canada to jointly host the 2025 Rugby League World Cup.