Tag: Rugby League World Cup


Scaled-down rugby showcase pushed back to 2026

Rugby League WC pushed back one year

The next Rugby League World Cup has been pushed back 12 months to 2026 and will take place in the Southern Hemisphere on a reduced scale. It is the main part of a revamped long-term international calendar that will include the return of an Ashes series for the first time in more than 20... » Read more


France pull the plug on staging rugby showcase

France to withdraw bid to host Rugby League WC 2025

France will not host the Rugby League World Cup in 2025, organizers said on May 15th, citing a failure to meet the financial criteria outlined by the French Government. ‘Reuters’ stated that France won the bid to host the 2025 World Cup in January 2022. The 2021 edition of the tournament was... » Read more


UK rugby show squashed like sardines crowd

Rugby League World Cup opening day

Rugby League World Cup 2021 Chief Executive Jon Dutton was delighted to get the tournament (2021 Rugby League World Cup) underway after many years of planning with a fantastic Saturday (October 15th) of action in front of bumper crowds (UK). ‘Rugby League World Cup’ stated that the men’s... » Read more


Rugby World Cup for France after 50 years

France to host Rugby League World Cup 2025

It is official, the French Rugby League will host the 2025 Rugby League World Cup (including both men and women). They have hosted the Rugby League World Cup in 1954, 1972, 2000, and 2013. However, the last time France hosted a Rugby League World Cup as the lone host was in 1972. The 2025 Rugby... » Read more


Australia, New Zealand back in rugby showcase

Rugby League World Cup new dates announced

The Rugby League World Cup is set to take place in 2022 after Australia and New Zealand signed participation agreements. The ‘YorkshireLive’ stated that the two nations withdrew from this year’s proposed event, forcing the tournament to be pushed back 12 months. The Rugby League World Cup is... » Read more


Postponed rugby showcase new dates announced

Rugby League World Cup new dates announced 2

The postponed Rugby League World Cup will kick off next year on October 15th and will conclude on November 19th, organizers have confirmed. The ‘Sky Sports’ stated that the tournament was put back to 2022 following the decision of reigning champions Australia and 2008 winners New Zealand not to... » Read more


Australia spoils England’s rugby party

Rugby League World Cup postponed

This year’s Rugby League World Cup – scheduled to be held in England – has been postponed until 2022 after the withdrawal of champions Australia and New Zealand over the rise of Delta variant cases in the United Kingdom. The postponement has come as a major blow to English rugby... » Read more


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