Tim Lafai and Frank Winterstein have been called into the Toa Samoa squad for the Rugby League World Cup after two unexpected changes were forced on coach Matt Parish, with Sione Mata’utia and Tautau Moga withdrawing due to injury.
Date: 17/10/16 (Photo Credit Ian Lovell)
Wales will secure their place at next year's World Cup with a win over Italy in Monza in a fortnight's time, after a comprehensive nine-try triumph over Serbia in Llanelli.
Date: 31/10/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)
KRISTIAN Woolf has made two changes to the Mate Ma’a Tonga team for Saturday’s huge Rugby League World Cup clash with Toa Samoa in Hamilton, New Zealand.
2017 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP OVERVIEW
Number of Teams - 14
2017 World Cup Snapshot - The 2017 Rugby League World Cup will be the 15th instalment of the oldest Rugby World Cup tournament on the planet. The games will be hosted by Australia and New Zealand with PNG hosting three games. Fourteen teams will participate.
Date: 3/11/16 (Photo Credit Ian Lovell)
Favourites Italy make two changes for the match that will determine the 14th and final qualifier for the 2017 World Cup, against Russia at the Leigh Sports Village tomorrow night (Friday – kick off 8pm)
Teams: Australia Kangaroos vs Fiji Bati
Venue: Suncorp Stadium Brisbane
Date: Friday November 24th 2017
TV Kick-off time: 7pm AEST (Local Time)
TV Kick-off time Sydney / Melbourne: (Australia - New South Wales) Friday, 24 November 2017 at 8:00:00 pm AEDT
TV Kick-off time Perth: (Australia - Western Australia) Friday, 24 November 2017 at 5:00:00 pm AWST
TV Kick-off time Suva: (Fiji) Friday, 24 November 2017 at 10:00:00 pm FJST
TV Kick-off time Auckland: (New Zealand) Friday, 24 November 2017 at 10:00:00 pm NZDT
TV Kick-off time London: (United Kingdom - England) Friday, 24 November 2017 at 9:00:00 am GMT
By Rich Cowley, Updated: 14/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)
Teams: New Zealand Kiwis v Fiji Bati
Venue: Wellington Regional Stadium, New Zealand
Date: November 18th 2017
TV Kick-off time: 7.30pm NZDT (Local Time)
Australia Kick-off time Sydney / Melbourne: Saturday, 18 November 2017 at 5:30:00 pm AEDT
Australia Kick-off time Brisbane: (Australia - Queensland) Saturday, 18 November 2017 at 4:30:00 pm AEST
Fiji Kick-off time: Suva (Fiji) Saturday, 18 November 2017 at 7:30:00 pm FJST
Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017), with the Christchurch City Council (CCC), is delighted to announce the upgrades of two Rugby League grounds in Christchurch as part of the tournament’s legacy for the local community.
By Brian Lowe, Date: 7/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)
Venue: Barlow Park, Cairns, QLD, Australia
TV Kick-off time: Saturday 11th November 2017, 5pm AEST
Samoa will start as heavy favorites to beat a depleted Scotland in their final Pool B matchup at the Rugby League World Cup.