Rugby League Planet - 2021 Rugby League World Cup



Host Nation - England

Number of Teams - 16

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. 

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Eversheds Sutherland become first official partner of Rugby League World Cup 2021

Date: 5/10/17

Rugby League World Cup 2021 is delighted to announce that it has agreed a deal that will see Eversheds Sutherland become the first official partner of the tournament.

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RLWC 2021 Board members announced as group meet for first time

Date: 28/9/17

The Board of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 met for the first time last week in MediaCityUK, Salford, discussing a number of important topics including the ongoing process for selection of the venues for the Men’s, Women’s and Wheelchair World Cup.

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Jon Dutton appointed Chief Executive of Rugby League World Cup 2021

Date: 24/8/17

The Rugby Football League is delighted to announce that Jon Dutton has been appointed as Chief Executive of the Rugby League World Cup 2021.

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RLIF confirm Rugby League World Cup 2021 Qualification

Date: 2/4/17

In respect of the qualification process for the RLIF Rugby League World Cup 2021 it was agreed that this would be a 16 -team tournament. Seven teams will be qualified from Europe, 6 from Asia Pacific , 2 from the Americas and one from a play-off series hosted in Middle East/Africa . The Quarter-Finalists in the 2017 RLIF Rugby League World Cup will qualify as of right.

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The RFL is delighted to host Rugby League World Cup in 2021


Date: 17/10/16

• 31 match tournament due to be held at twelve stadiums across the country
• Women’s 2021 World Cup and Wheelchair 2021 World Cup also awarded to England
• England beat off competition from the USA/Canada, who have been awarded the 2025 World Cup

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England to host RLWC2021 - North America recommended for RLWC2025

Date: 27/10/16

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) is delighted to announce that England has been awarded the rights to stage the 2021 Rugby League Men’s and Women’s World Cups.

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Serbia rugby league planning for 2021 World Cup

Date: 25/10/16

Defeat in Wales and at home to Italy spelled the end of Serbia’s hopes of qualifying for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup and what would have been their first global finals.

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