Emirates Stadium

What to expect

The Emirates Stadium will host a men’s semi-final.

London will also be the team base for the England, Australia, Ireland and Spain (Wheelchair) teams.


Coach travel to the RLWC2021

Welcome to RLWC2021

The Rugby League World Cup is almost here, and we want to help you get the most out of your match day experience.

This is the place to find all the information you need to know about before attending your match. Plan your journey to the venue, view our top tips, get local information and much more.

Your journey to RLWC2021 starts here. 

Your Tickets Are Now Available

Follow the instructions below in order to access your tickets.

Log-in to your ticket account at https://tickets.rlwc2021.com/ 

Once logged in, select the ‘My Tickets’ option from the menu bar 

You will now be able to see a list of tickets you have booked. 

Please make sure to print a copy of each ticket and bring it with you to the match if the fixture is held at St James' Park, Halliwell Jones or Riverside Stadium).  

Download the Official RLWC2021 app

Catch all the action in one place and stay up to date with the latest RLWC2021 news with the official tournament app.

App features include.

  • Match centre with live scores, stats and commentary updates
  • The RLWC predictor game with the chance to win a car!
  • Opportunities to cast your vote for player of the match
  • Offering exclusive news and videos, plus a personalised app experience, download it now and get the most out of RLWC2021.

The RLWC2021 app can be downloaded here from Apple, and here from Android.


Located 0.2 miles away from the stadium, the nearest underground stations are Holloway Road Station and Arsenal Station. Slightly further from the ground, Highbury and Islington Station is located 0.8 miles away.

Please note: Arsenal Station is not suitable for those customers with accessibility needs. Holloway Road will also be closed post-match - please use an alternative transport option.

To reach Holloway Road Station or Arsenal Station from central London, take the Piccadilly Line. To reach Highbury and Islington Station, take the Victoria Line


Located 0.8 miles away from the stadium, the nearest overground station is Highbury and Islington on the North London line.


Take the day off driving and forget expensive parking charges, simply board from locations across the UK and return after the match ends.

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The walking route will vary from each location. Please see the map, or use our journey planner, to plan your route. 


Located 2.1 miles away from the stadium, the nearest train station is Kings Cross St Pancras. Other nearby train stations include London Euston Station (2.7 miles), Paddington Station (4.7 miles) and Waterloo Station (4.1 miles).


From London Bridge bus station, take bus number 43 to Holloway Road Station.

Click below to download the Emirates Stadium Spectator Guide

Ticket Office

The ticket office will open three hours prior to kick-off and will close at halftime. Please note for double header matches, the opening time will be three hours prior to the first kick off and closing time will be around half time of the second match.

Ticketholders who have any specific ticketing enquiries prior to match day should contact RLWC2021@ticketmaster.co.uk

For more information, please visit www.RLWC2021.com/tickets

Arrive in plenty of time 

Doors open 90 minutes before kick off. Leave yourself plenty of time to get to the venue and locate your entry point. Then enjoy the hospitality of our host and any pre-match entertainment on offer along with soaking up the atmosphere ahead of the match.

Payment Methods

RLWC2021 prefer cashless for all payment methods. RLWC2021 recommend, where possible, contactless payment is used.

No Re-entry

We are operating a no re-entry policy. Once you have entered the venue, you cannot exit and re-enter. SECURITY CHECKS
If asked by venue stewards, RLWC2021 staff or volunteers to take part in any security checks we ask you to co-operate and comply. Failure to comply may result in refused entry with no refund.

Dress the part

Kit your squad out in items from our range of RLWC2021 merchandise, available to buy now at rlwc2021.com/shop

COVID Safety

RLWC2021 will continue to follow government guidance relating to COVID-19.

Counter Terrorism

Counter Terrorism Policing is working with the Rugby League World Cup 2021 to encourage the public to be vigilant for anything that doesn’t seem right, and to report it to security or a police officer. Security is a team effort. When you are in our stadium, be aware of your surroundings. Report anything that doesn’t seem right to a steward. Trust your instincts and ACT. In an emergency call 999.

Things to do in London

London truly has something for everyone; there are endless delights to discover. London is a world leader in culture, entertainment, history, music and nightlife. Whether you want to be wowed at a West End show or discover a hidden gem in Camden Market. Whether you want to see London from the sky on the London Eye or raise a glass up in the clouds at Sky Garden. Roam around our many green spaces or marvel at the historical sites of Westminster Abbey, Houses of Parliament and St Pauls. Whether you want to try British cuisine, or taste flavours from all around the world, London has you covered. Let’s do London

Accessibility Parking

All accessible parking requests need to be made by visiting Arsenal's website by clicking here.

Accessibility Guide

This guide is available in a linear format that is readable through our online accessibility tool, ReciteMe. This guide is available to download online at www.rlwc2021.com/acces

Emirates Fixtures

  • London

    Men's Finals

    Round: Semi Final
    England Men

    Sat 12 November - The Emirates Stadium, London

    Samoa Men
  • London

    Men's Finals

    Round: Semi Final
    England Men

    Sat 12 November - The Emirates Stadium, London

    Samoa Men
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