- Master craftsmen Thomas Fattorini have designed and made the new trophy
- A skillfully crafted ribbon celebrating the sport surrounds the new trophy
Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) and International Rugby League (IRL) have today revealed the creation of a new Rugby League Wheelchair World Cup trophy ahead of tournament in England.
The match day squads have been confirmed for the first round of games in the final European qualifiers for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.
England’s Golden Boot winner Tommy Makinson, French star Theo Fages and Wales flyer Regan Grace will make the draw for the final men’s European qualifying group for the 2021 World Cup in England, at the Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens on Wednesday 12 December at 3pm, which will be screened live on the RLEF Facebook page.
France head coach Aurélien Cologni has named his 19-man squad for the match with Scotland in Carcassonne tomorrow (Saturday, kick off 6pm CET) which, if his men remain unbeaten, will see them lift the European Championship for the first time in 13 years.
The town of Vrchlabi will host the preliminary stage of the European qualifying route to the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England, when the Czech Republic host Norway on 30th June.
The RLIF Board met on 12 January and finalised the documentation proposed by the RLIF Chief Executive, David Collier, for potential Hosts for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.
Photo: Children from Franciscan Primary School, a Rights Respecting School in London alongside Jon Dutton (RLWC2021) and Mark Devlin (UNICEF).
As Russia prepare to take on Spain and Serbia early next month in European Championship B, which doubles as the next stage of qualification for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England, president of the Russian Federation of Clubs (ARLK) Denis Korolev, is predicting that sport will receive a significant boost.
A penalty in the final minute, from man of the match Patrick Koliska, ensured that the Czech Republic won the opening match of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup qualifiers, with a narrow 20-12 triumph in the opening fixture of European Championship C – North.
Canada 62 Chile 12 - Report
Canada finished third in the Americas Championship, running in eleven tries to down Chile 62-12 at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, in a world rankings game.