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RLWC2021 invests more than £90k in local communities

The Rugby Football League have announced the latest recipients of funding form the Rugby League World Cup.  A total of £10million is available to local clubs and community projects as part of the tournament’s wider InspirationALL legacy initiative. £9m will be allocated...

The eight nations who will take part in 2021 Wheelchair World Cup

The eight nations who will take part in the 2021 Rugby League World Cup wheelchair tournament have been announced. The RLWC2021 will see the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments played concurrently for the first time. International nations were asked to...

No World Cup matches to be held in Cumbria after stadium plans left in...

There will be no games held in Cumbria at the 2021 Rugby League World Cup after Allerdale Council altered plans for a new stadium in Workington. Officials have been in dialogue with the council, who had successfully bid to host...

Brian Barwick replaced as RLWC2021 chairman

RLWC2021 have confirmed that Chris Brindley MBE will replace Brian Barwick as the tournament’s chairman. Businessman Brindley has been a member of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 board since 2018. He has occupied senior roles with the likes of NatWest,...

Training base hosts for 2021 World Cup confirmed

The Rugby League World Cup has announced which towns and cities will be used as training and team bases in 2021.  Following the announcement of host stadia for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) earlier this year, the tournament has now...

Women’s World Cup 2021 venues beyond expectations

Photo courtesy of Richard Long England women’s coach Craig Richards says the stadiums allocated for women’s World Cup games are ‘well beyond of what was expected’.The Women’s World Cup will get underway at Anfield which is set to...

Major football stadiums dominate 2021 World Cup host venues

The final of the 2021 World Cup will be staged at Old Trafford, with the men’s and women’s finals taking place as a double header. The host towns, cities and venues for the tournament have been announced, with a Government...

Host cities for 2021 World Cup to be revealed

The host cities for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England will be announced live on BBC Sport Online on Tuesday January 29 (9am). To be held in October and November 2021, the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments will...

Jamaica star commits to London Skolars

Jamaica international Omari Caro has signed a new one-year deal with London Skolars. The 27-year-old, who joined the Skolars from Bradford Bulls ahead of 2018, has put pen to paper on a deal which will keep him at the New...

Column: Rugby league need to embrace Jamaica

Jamaica qualifying for the World Cup could be one of the best things to happen to international rugby league – but a lot of work needs to be done. The Reggae Warriors won the 2018 Americas Championship last week after...

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Cuisance to join Bayern Munich immediately, Gladbach confirm

Mickael Cuisance has passed his Bayern Munich medical and left Borussia Monchengladbach after the Bundesliga clubs reached a transfer agreement. Gladbach confirmed the midfielder...

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