What to expect
The DW Stadium will host a double-header fixture
Including an England Women's group game and a men's tournament quarter-final, set to be England Men, should they progress from the group stages.
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.
Wigan Wallgate Train Station is one of two train stations in Wigan town centre. The other, Wigan North Western, is around 100 yards away.
Wigan bus station is located in Wigan Town Centre and is run by Transport for Greater Manchester. It offers a concourse, shop, cash machine, toilets and cycle stand. The DW stadium is around 20 minute’s walk from the bus station and covers a distance of around 2.5 miles.
Take the day off driving and forget expensive parking charges, simply board from locations across the UK and return after the match ends.
Coach travel to the Rugby League World Cup 2022 | National Express
The DW Stadium is a casual 20-minute walk from either station, covering just over one mile along a well-lit main road and canal towpath.
The postcode to use for The DW Stadium is WN5 OUN, however for directions by car, use the RLWC2021 journey planner.
There are 2,000 car parking spaces located around the stadium. There is also a number of conveniently located car parks in Wigan Town Centre which are all around a 20-minute walk away. For car park, on-street pay and display and permit charges in Wigan please follow the link here
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.
RLWC2021 prefer cashless for all payment methods. RLWC2021 recommend, where possible, contactless payment is used.
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
RLWC2021 will continue to follow government guidance relating to COVID-19.
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 Wigan
There’s loads of great things to do in Wigan during your visit. A beautiful example of Victorian design, Mesnes park boasts manicured lawns, flower gardens, a bandstand that host music events throughout the year, as well as a stunning central pavilion featuring Frederick’s ice cream parlour. Experience the thrill of Europe’s largest indoor roller rink, take a peaceful boat trip or unwind in one of the pubs and cafés in the town centre, or discover the people and places of Wigan Borough both past and present at the Museum of Wigan Life, which includes a Rugby League exhibit! To find out more things to do in Wigan and Leigh, visit:
Accessible Parking is available on a first come first serve basis and can be pre-booked directly with the venue by phone on 01942 311 111 Located at the Arena car park behind the South Stand.
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
Sat 5 November
Women's Group ARound: 2England Women
DW Stadium, Wigan54-4Canada Women
Men's FinalsRound: Men's Quarter FinalEngland Men
DW Stadium, Wigan46-6Papua New Guinea Men
Sat 5 November
Women's Group A
DW Stadium, Wigan54-4
DW Stadium, Wigan46-6