The eighth World Cup was played in 2017 in Dublin and Belfast, setting record attendances and viewership numbers.
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14 November 2018 — World Rugby Council selects tournament host in Dublin. In a breakthrough moment for Rugby League, the men's, women's and wheelchair games will come together for the first time on the sport's biggest stage. A further six teams (England, France, United States, Canada, Australia and Wales) qualified automatically as top seven finishers at the 2017 tournament. The RLIF requires participating nations to hold full or affiliate level membership. The 2021 Rugby World Cup is scheduled to be the ninth Rugby World Cup for women, to be held in New Zealand between 18 September and 16 October 2021 in the cities of Auckland and Whangarei.This will be the first women's Rugby World Cup to be held in the southern hemisphere. The remaining qualifiers will be determined by the end of 2020. The 2021 Rugby League World Cup will be the 16th version of the tournament – and for the first time, the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments are being held at the same time in the same country. The teams will be based in Leeds and York[3], The teams were drawn into two groups of four. TVNZ will broadcast a selection of games free-to-air on New Zealand television. An unprecedented platform Bigger & better than ever.

[3][4], On 21 August 2019, World Rugby announced that gender designations would be removed from the title of the women's World Cup. Furthermore, it will also host the semi-finals, 3rd place play-off and final. Be a volunteer! The eighth World Cup was played in 2017 in Dublin and Belfast, setting record attendances and viewership numbers. Alongside Rugby Football League and Sport England, we have invested in more than 100 grassroots and community organisations through the CreatedBy small grant scheme. [5], The fixtures were announced on 21 July 2020. The remaining eight places were decided through a qualifying process. In the role of RLWC2021 official mental fitness ambassador the former Bradford Bulls player will find himself playing a key role in delivering at another World Cup, this time off the pitch.

[4] The 2018 European Championship B will progress 2 teams to the European play-off, Russia and Spain. Updated to match(es) played on 12 November 2018. Both Australia and New Zealand have publicly announced that they have submitted bids to host the tournament, which has never been held in the southern hemisphere. The 2018 European Championship C will progress 1 team to the European play-off, the winner of the Championship C final between Norway and Greece. [3] The Netherlands are the only such nation that opted to not participate.

All World Cup tournaments from 2021 forward, whether for men or women, will be officially called the "Rugby World Cup" with a year designation.[5]. The tournament will feature eight teams, an increase of two from the previous tournament. The pinnacle event in International Rugby League. The 2021 Rugby World Cup is scheduled to be the ninth Rugby World Cup for women, to be held in New Zealand between 18 September and 16 October 2021 in the cities of Auckland and Whangarei.

31 May 2018 — Unions formally confirm an expression of interest in bidding. For the men's tournament, see. All six of the Group B fixtures will be played at the LNER Community Stadium in York.

Six unions confirmed their interest in bidding — four European nations (France, England, Wales, and Portugal); and two southern hemisphere nations (New Zealand and Australia). Rugby League World Cup 2021 chief executive Jon Dutton was speaking with one year to go until the tournament . The 2021 Rugby League World Cup qualifying process began in June 2018 with the commencement of the 2018 Rugby League European Championship C tournament. The eighth World Cup was played in 2017 in Dublin and Belfast, setting record attendances and viewership numbers.

Here is the full list of fixtures, organised by tournament and then date. We've launched our fan campaign ‘Squads Assemble’ today as the public ticket ballot opens on Friday 23 October 2020. With the World Cup expanding to 16 teams in 2021, one extra European slot is available in comparison to the 2017 tournament. [6] All the games in the tournament will be played as double headers with other games from either the women's or men's tournaments.[7]. In March 2017, the RLIF confirmed that the 8 quarter-finalists from the 2017 World Cup would receive automatic qualification to the 2021 tournament, along with details of how many slots each region will be allocated: "Seven teams will be qualified from Europe, six from the Asia-Pacific, two from the Americas, and one from a play-off series hosted in Middle East/Africa. History Talk (0) Share.

The draw was made at Buckingham Palace on 16 January 2020. "[2] Because Lebanon gained automatic qualification, a repechage play-off between the 2nd placed Middle East/Africa team (behind Lebanon), 2nd placed Americas team (behind the Americas qualifying team), and the 7th placed Asia-Pacific team (behind the 6 auto qualifiers) will take place instead of qualifying 2 Americas teams. [1][2], In May 2018, it was announced that the format of the World Cup would be changing for the 2021 World Cup with classification matches being replaced with quarter finals. The semi-finals will be played as a double header at the LNER Community Stadium, York on 22 November 2021.
A further six teams (England, France, United States, Canada, Australia and Wales) qualified automatically as top seven finishers at the 2017 tournament. Wheelchair. Furthermore, it will also host the semi-finals, 3rd place play-off and final. [1][2], In May 2018, it was announced that the format of the World Cup would be changing for the 2021 World Cup with classification matches being replaced with quarter finals. This page was last edited on 21 October 2020, at 22:28. Both Australia and New Zealand have publicly announced that they have submitted bids to host the tournament, which has never been held in the southern hemisphere. Three venues are set to host and all are on the north island. The groups for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 have been drawn. There will be no European qualification to the intercontinental play-off. 2018–2020. Group A of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup is one of the four groups in the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, which will begin on 23 October and will be completed on 7 November 2021. The schedule for World Rugby to select a host country is: New Zealand will host the 2021 Rugby World Cup, as announced by World Rugby on 14 November 2018. — Rugby League World Cup 2021 (@RLWC2021) October 22, 2020 "There is such a strong desire from every single partner to see this tournament stay in 2021… This will be the first women's Rugby World Cup to be held in the southern hemisphere. The Legacy of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup is the long-term impact of the 2021 Festival of World Cups on communities involved in any way with any of the different rugby league tournaments held in England in 2021.. This article is about women's rugby union World Cup. The competing teams were selected based on a number of criteria including growth and current infrastructure and were announced on 18 July 2019. A special occasion The eighth World Cup was played in 2017 in Dublin and Belfast, setting record attendances and viewership numbers. Edit. The winners and runner-up in each pool will qualify for the 2021 World Cup. It is scheduled for October and November 2019 and will consist of: The six teams will be split into two round-robin pools. Rugby League World Cup 2021 chief executive Jon Dutton was speaking with one year to go until the tournament . A rallying call from Manchester-born Walsh, also known as Longfella, for communities across the world to look excitedly ahead to the biggest and best Rugby League World Cup in history next autumn. Watch the poem, ‘The Power of Together’! TVNZ will broadcast a selection of games free-to-air on New Zealand television. Shop for Rugby League World Cup 2021 official merchandise, Be the first to hear about our volunteer programme. This article is about women's rugby union World Cup. The group comprises hosts England as well as automatic qualifiers Samoa, 2018 European Champions France and Greece, who qualified through the 2019 European play-off tournament. An iconic event It will be the first women's Rugby World Cup to be held in the southern hemisphere. On 10 June 2020, these locations were released. Source: Venue of the final in double header with the, "Nations confirmed for Women's Rugby League World Cup 2021", "Kangaroos to be united in Manchester: World Cup team bases announced", "Rugby League World Cup 2021 draw: England drawn with Samoa, France and Greece", "World Cup format revised to give women longer break between fixtures", "England start against Samoa at World Cup", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2021_Women%27s_Rugby_League_World_Cup&oldid=979360274, International rugby league competitions hosted by the United Kingdom, Wikipedia articles needing factual verification from August 2019, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Leeds: Brazil, Canada, England and Papua New Guinea, York: Australia, Cook Islands, France and New Zealand, This page was last edited on 20 September 2020, at 09:06. The opening game featuring the Black Ferns will be hosted at New Zealand's national stadium Eden Park. Saturday 23rd October Be the first to hear about our volunteer programme. Join. Men's.