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Who has qualified for the 2021 World Cup?

There are now just two spots to be decided in the 16-team line-up for the 2021 World Cup in England - so we look at the 14 who have confirmed so far. The post Who has qualified for...

Growth of women’s game prompts World Cup change

Organisers of the 2021 World Cup have revised the schedule for the women’s tournament to give additional turnaround time between games. The post Growth of women’s game prompts World Cup change appeared first on Love Rugby League.

Ireland see off spirited Spain to close in on World Cup spot

Four tries in the closing 14 minutes inflated Ireland’s margin of victory against a spirited Spain at the La Ciutat de L'Esport complex in Xàtiva, south of Valencia. The post Ireland see off spirited Spain to close in...

Women and wheelchair players to receive equal pay to men at 2021 World Cup

Female and wheelchair players will receive the same participation fees as their male counterparts at the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.  The post Women and wheelchair players to receive equal pay to men at 2021 World Cup appeared...

Newcastle replaces Cumbria as final venue to stage World Cup matches

Newcastle’s Kingston Park will replace West Cumbria’s Allerdale stadium as the final ground to host 2021 Rugby League World Cup fixtures. Kingston Park – the home of Newcastle Thunder and Newcastle Falcons – has been chosen by the RLWC2021...

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...

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Ashes: Australia’s James Pattison edges England’s Jofra Archer to Joe Root...

Australia's James Pattinson edges England's Jofra Archer to Joe Root at first slip to fall for 20 in the third Ashes Test at...

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