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South Africa 2017 RLWC bid

South Africa to formally start bidding process for the 2017 RLWC


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. 

2017 RLWC European Qualifier Pool A: Match 1 – Wales 50 Serbia 0


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.

Canada 2015 RLWCQ

Canada Rugby League focused on Success

By Brian Lowe, Date: 7/12/15

Canada opens its first ever campaign to get to the Rugby League World Cup when it takes on Jamaica in the Americas Region Qualifying series Tuesday night in DeLand, Florida.

It will be Game 2 of the Firehouse Subs series with the USA having already beaten the Reggae Warriors in the series opener last Friday night.

Lebanon qualify for 2017 Rugby League World Cup

Lebanon qualify for 2017 RLWC – MEA Game 2: South Africa 16 Lebanon 50...

Date: 1/11/15

Lebanon duly qualified their first World Cup since 2000 with a comprehensive second leg win over South Africa at the Bosman Stadium, Brakpan, Pretoria.

As in the first leg, Cedars winger Travis Robinson was the destroyer in chief with a second successive hat trick against the Rhinos, second rower Elias Sukker again the man of the match after another storming display, which saw Lebanon triumph 90-28 on aggregate.

Ireland vs Spain 2016 RLWC qualifier

Report – European Qualifier Pool B: Match 2 – SPAIN 6 IRELAND 46


Date: 23/10/16

Ireland will face Russia in Bray next Saturday to decide who qualifies automatically for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup after a nine-try, 46-6 win in Valencia against Spain.

Kangaroos 2017 RLWC

Kangaroos release Squad to Face Lebanon


 Date: 7/11/17 (Photo Credit NRLPhotos)

James Maloney and Ben Hunt will make their first appearances of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup on Saturday night against Lebanon at Allianz Stadium.

Match officials appointed for RLWC2017 Pool Round 3

Match officials appointed for RLWC2017 Pool Round 3



Date: 7/11/17

Leading NRL referee Gerard Sutton has been appointed to control Saturday's Rugby League World Cup 2017 clash between New Zealand and Tonga at Waikato Stadium, which will determine the winner of Pool B.

Italy in action against Wales

2017 RLWC final qualifier – ITALY v RUSSIA – Preview


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)

RLWC2017 announce NZME as Official Media Partner

Date: 30/11/16

Rugby League World Cup 2017 (RLWC2017) is delighted to announce New Zealand Media and Entertainment (NZME) as the tournament’s Official Media Partner in New Zealand.

Tonga Squad to take on Samoa 2017 RLWC

Tonga announcement: Woolf makes changes for Samoa clash



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.