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RLWC2021 and NuArca Labs launch Digital Collectables Marketplace

The first 2,021 fans to sign up to the marketplace will receive a free digital collectable.

Wigan’s DW Stadium to host RLWC2021 Movember Mental Fitness Match

The iconic Rugby League stadium will stage the double header match day on the 5th November 2022, with England women taking on Canada before a men's Quarter-Final match.

Your Chance to Volunteer! Heritage Project Celebrates Women In Rugby League

An opportunity has arisen in actively seeking volunteers to work on a fantastically exciting heritage project to celebrate 25 years of women’s international rugby league.

France to host Rugby League World Cup 2025

​Rugby League World Cup 2021 today congratulates the Federation Francaise de Rugby a XIII following confirmation that France is to stage the 17th Rugby League World Cup in 2025.

RLWC2021 named official representatives for UK National Day at Expo 2020

One month to go till UK National Day is set to takeover Expo 2020 Dubai with a feast of all things British

Official RLWC2021 Match Ball to honour pioneer Clive Sullivan MBE

The ball has been designed in partnership with Steeden and the Sullivan family to pay tribute to Clive and mark the 50-year anniversary of 1972 Great Britain team he captained to World Cup glory.

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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