Tag: Rugby League World Cup

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

Australia, Kiwis pull out of rugby showcase

Rugby League World Cup without 2 major teams

The Australian Rugby League Commission (ARL) and the New Zealand Rugby League (NZRL) have officially withdrawn from the World Cup in October to be held in the United Kingdom, citing player welfare and safety concerns as the UK witnesses surge in Delta variant of the COVID-19 virus. The... » Read more

Down Under wants rugby showcase postponed

Rugby League World Cup with green light but a lot of questions

Leading clubs of Australia believe this year’s Rugby League World Cup should be postponed for 12 months as COVID-19’s Delta variant has ‘exploded’ in the United Kingdom, according to one National Rugby League (NRL) Chief Executive. It is a different matter that the tournament is set to be... » Read more