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RLWC2021 closes London Stock Exchange to celebrate new tournament schedule

RLWC2021 Ambassadors Oliver Thomason and Jodie Cunningham were joined by Rugby League legends, including Shaun Wane and Martin Offiah MBE, for the closing ceremony.

Full Schedule revealed and tickets available now for 2022

All 18 original host town and cities remain involved with, all tournament finals now to be played in Manchester with Manchester Central set to host the wheelchair final.

Bigger and better. New schedule and tickets on sale from 9am Friday

The Rugby League World Cup 2021 officially begins today (15 November) as we can confirm the 61-match schedule will be revealed in full on Friday 19 November at 9am GMT.

RLWC2021 Women's Ambassador, Jodie Cunningham appointed National Women’s and Girls’ Development Manager

Cunningham has become a regular in the England team and in 2021 named the Woman of Steel after leading St Helens to a Challenge Cup and Super League double – as well as working for #RLWC2021 as their Community Engagement Lead.

International fixtures confirmed for Autumn 2021

Four England teams will play five fixtures this autumn to step up the nation’s preparations for the Rugby League World Cup which will now be staged in the autumn of 2022.

RLWC2021 announces dates for 2022

The tournament will now take place between 15 October and 19 November 2022.

RLWC2021 will now be staged in 2022

We hope ticket holders will remain supportive and can't wait for you to join us at an even bigger and better tournament next year.

Honey Hireme-Smiler announced as RLWC2021 International Ambassador

After competing in the last four World Cups, the former New Zealand star and World Cup winner links up with RLWC2021 as International Ambassador.

Behind the Line: Leah Burke

Leah Burke, a one-cap England Women international, hasn't taken the ordinary route into Rugby League. Her 10-year career as an elite gymnast was cut short by a back injury. After a few years out, the spark for sport returned in the form of rugby.

Teams learn their fate in RLWC2021 coin toss

The coin-toss was originally planned to be held in Manchester but today, the event was conducted virtually to decide the 'home team' for all group stage matches.

Full RLWC2021 fixture schedule announced

The full tournament schedule which will kick off with a sensational opening day featuring hosts England, who will take on Samoa at St James’ Park, Newcastle on October 23.

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