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World Cup Qualifier to Feature Live on TV

World Cup Qualifier to Feature Live on TV

Wales’ first 2017 World Cup European Pool A qualifying match against Serbia, at Parc Stebonheath Llanelli, on Saturday 15 October, is to be shown live on S4C. It is the first time that the Welsh language broadcaster has shown live

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Spain Name 40-Man Train-On Squad for European Pool B, World Cup Qualifiers

Spain Name 40-Man Train-On Squad for European Pool B, World Cup Qualifiers

Spain has named a 40-man squad in preparation for October matches against Russia and Spain, in the 2017 World Cup, European Pool B Qualifiers.  With the sport having been formally played in the country for only three years, Coach Darren

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Serbs Name 3 NRL Stars in RLWC2017 Train-On Squad

Serbs Name 3 NRL Stars in RLWC2017 Train-On Squad

Brothers Jake and Tom Trbojevic and Brisbane Broncos rising star Tom Opacic have been included in Serbia’s initial train-on squad for matches next month against Wales and Italy, in Pool A of the European Qualifiers. The Serbians, who have never

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Russia Names 29-Man Squad for World Cup Qualifiers

Russia Names 29-Man Squad for World Cup Qualifiers

Russia have named a 29-man squad for their 2017 Rugby League World Cup European Pool B Qualifiers against Ireland and Spain in October. Around half are debutants but five of them featured in the Qualifier for the 2008 World Cup against

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New CEO for Rugby League World Cup

New CEO for Rugby League World Cup

The organising committee of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup has announced that Andrew Hill has been appointed its new Chief Executive Officer, following the departure from the role last month of Michael Brown. “We are delighted Andrew has accepted the

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Americas World Cup Qualifiers Schedule revealed

Americas World Cup Qualifiers Schedule revealed

New USA coach Brian McDermott now has a focus for his role after details of the ‘Firehouse Subs Rugby League World Cup Qualifiers – Americas’, for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, were revealed today. McDermott, in charge of Leeds

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Australia appoints World Cup chief

Australia appoints World Cup chief

One of Australia’s leading sporting administrators, Michael Brown, has been appointed CEO of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. His job will be to help plan and deliver a successful World Cup, which will be hosted jointly by Australia and

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RLIF reveals World Cup 2021 bidding process

RLIF reveals World Cup 2021 bidding process

A thorough process to assess and select the hosts for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup has been revealed by the Rugby League International Federation Board (RLIF). Starting later this month, the RLIF Board will meet to agree the competition

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World Cup qualification process revealed

World Cup qualification process revealed

The Rugby League International Federation has announced the qualification process for the 2017 World Cup, which will be held in Australia and New Zealand in October and November 2017. Seven nations, who were all quarter finalists in the 2013 tournament –

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Official Rugby League World Cup review revealed

Official Rugby League World Cup review revealed

The true success of RLWC2013 was discovered today after the official tournament review was revealed to the media. Speaking at the launch, tournament director Nigel Wood said: “We believe that the success factors identified before the opening game of Rugby

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