The Women's Rugby League World Cup kicks off tomorrow (Thursday) in Sydney and the six nations - Australia, Canada, Cook Islands, England, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea - have named 19-player squads for their games.
By Brian Lowe in the United States, Date: 19/11/15
The 2017 Rugby League World Cup Americas Region Qualifying series is just about upon us and preparations are on in earnest for the three countries that will be participating.
The USA, Canada and Jamaica have all named their train-on squads. Combinations and game plans are being figured out and a lot of strategizing is going on within the respective camps ahead of this crucial playoff series.
Scotland have named seven uncapped players in their World Cup squad including brothers Kane and Andrew Bentley of Toulouse Olympique.
Exactly a year before the 14th and final nation playing in the next Rugby League World Cup is known, the draw has been made the European Qualifiers in Paris, by RLIF Chairman Nigel Wood, CEO David Collier and Mohamad Habbous, president of Lebanon Rugby League, who secured their place at RLWC2017 via the Middle East Africa qualifier last weekend.
Three nations will go through from them, with the winners of Pools A and B being joined by the best second placed side after a play off.
By John Davidson, Date: 9/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)
Venue: Sydney Football Stadium, NSW, Australia
TV Kick-off time: Saturday 11th November 2017, 8pm AEST
Australia is set to make it three wins from three when they meet Lebanon in the World Cup in Sydney.
The Seven Network, Australia’s most-watched broadcast television platform, today confirmed its key anchor, commentary and special analysts team for its all-encompassing coverage of this year’s Rugby League World Cup and the Women’s Rugby League World Cup from 27 October to 2 December 2017.
The 14th Rugby League World Cup starts in Cardiff, Wales, this weekend when England takes on Australia and Wales faces Italy in a double header at Millennium Stadium. From there the 14 nations will compete through the First Rounds Stages to finally face off in Wembley Stadium for the semi-finals and the final at Old Trafford in Manchester.
By Rich Cowley, Date: 28/10/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)
Game two of the Rugby League World Cup kicked off in Port Moresby In front of a sell-out crowd. The Kumuls started the game by monstering the Welsh in both defence and attack. With big hits and driving tackles the Welsh had no answers for the early Kumuls onslaught. With the tropical heat and humidity coming into play quickly it wasn't long before the Welsh big men started to tire.
By Rich Cowley, Date: 31/10/17 (Photo Credit NRL Photos)
Venue: National Football Stadium, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
TV Kick-off time: Sunday 5th November 2017, 4pm PGT
This is shaping up to be the best match of Pool C. Ireland will be travelling North to Port Moresby to take on Pool favourites the Kumuls for what is a top of the table clash for Pool C.