2021 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP OVERVIEW
Host Nation - England
Number of Teams - 16 (Australia, England, New Zealand, France, Wales, Jamaica, Fiji, Lebanon, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, Italy, Ireland, Scotland, Greece, Cook Islands)
Dates: Between 23rd of October and 27th of November 2021
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.
Mikhailo Troyan’s last-action try - taking Oleksandr Skorbach’s fine cross kick - ensured that Ukraine remain undefeated at this level after seven matches, fending off a late Maltese challenge to win 34-22 in front of 500 fans at Marsa Sports Complex.
Date: 17/10/18 (Photo Davey Wilson)
Jamaica has named a strong squad for the 2018 Americas Championship, which will also act as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England.
Spain and Russia have announced their 19-man squads for the opening game of European Championship B in Quatre Carreres, Valencia tomorrow (Saturday, kick off 3pm CET), the tournament also doubling as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England.
Norway overturned their negative eight points difference with a stunning second half performance to outgun favourites Germany in Porsgrunn.
• England men’s team to kick-off tournament against Samoa at St James’ Park, Newcastle on October 23, 2021
• England women’s team will take on Brazil on November 9, 2021 in Leeds with the England wheelchair team drawn to face Australia on November 11, 2021 in London