The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) is delighted to announce that England has been awarded the rights to stage the 2021 Rugby League Men’s and Women’s World Cups.
Greece and Norway have named 20-man squads for their 2021 Rugby League World Cup qualifier, to be held at London Skolars’ New River Stadium on 18 May (kick off 1pm). The clash will be part of a double-header with Skolars’ Betfred League 1 clash with Doncaster.
Hosts USA and Chile, the first South American nation to take part in the Americas Championship, have named 19-man squads for their clash at the University of North Florida Stadium, Jacksonville tomorrow (Tuesday, kick off 7pm).
Two more nations start on the road to the 2021 Rugby League World Cup when the southern section of European Championship C kicks off tomorrow (Saturday) with Malta hosting Ukraine at the Marsa Sports Complex (kick off 5pm local time); Greece are the other nation in the group.
Cook Islands head coach Tony Iro was a relieved man after his side claimed the 16th and final qualifying berth for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England, following a 38-16 win over the United States at the University of North Florida Ground in Jacksonville.
Details have been confirmed for the European Championship C decider, which will act as the next stage of qualification for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup for Greece and Norway.