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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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Put Sally in charge of Super League

Put Sally in charge of Super League

This article first appeared in Martyn Sadler’s ‘Talking Rugby League’ column in this week’s edition of Rugby League Express On Monday 31 March the RFL will reveal to the media the results of their review of the World Cup, which

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Australia and New Zealand win World Cup bid

Australia and New Zealand win World Cup bid

Australia and New Zealand will co-host the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, it was announced today. The Rugby League International Federation wasted no time in assessing the two bids on the table, one of which was from South Africa, to

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2017 Rugby League World Cup announcement due

2017 Rugby League World Cup announcement due

The Rugby League International Federation has confirmed that the host of the next Rugby League World Cup tournament, to be held in 2017, will be announced on Wednesday February 19. Two bids to host the tournament were put forward: one

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Kevin Sinfield wants to carry on playing for England

Kevin Sinfield wants to carry on playing for England

Kevin Sinfield says England’s heart-breaking World Cup exit has not forced him into international retirement. The 33-year-old Leeds Rhinos captain charged out to stop New Zealand’s Shaun Johnson in the dying seconds of their Wembley semi-final but let the halfback

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