The next edition of the Rugby League World Cup is to be held in 2021. The global showcase will return after a 4-year interval as it was last held in 2017. In the upcoming Rugby League World Cup to be hosted by England, a total of 16 teams will battle each other for the right to be crowned as the world champions. In this guide, we share with you all you need to know about the upcoming Rugby League World Cup.
- Communities and clubs can now apply for funding of small and large projects as the three-year countdown to the Rugby League World Cup 2021 tournament begins today.
The Rugby Football League is delighted to welcome Ronseal, leaders in the UK DIY market, as a new partner of England Rugby League on a four-year deal.
Norway and Germany have named their 19-man squads for the final game in European Championship C – North, in Porsgrunn tomorrow (Saturday) which doubles up as the next stage of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup qualifiers. The ultimate victors will face the winners of European Championship C – South, on neutral territory most likely in spring 2019.
• 31 match tournament due to be held at twelve stadiums across the country
• Women’s 2021 World Cup and Wheelchair 2021 World Cup also awarded to England
• England beat off competition from the USA/Canada, who have been awarded the 2025 World Cup
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.
Preparations are in hand as the Czech Republic and Norway look to kick off the 2021WC Qualifiers in Vrchlabi, on 16 June.
The Southern half of European Championship C, which also doubles as a qualifier for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, kicks off at the end of the month in Marsa, Malta.