Dates confirmed for final European Qualifiers

Following the draw for the final European qualifying groups for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup, undertaken Friday night by St Helens’ international stars Tommy Makinson, Regan Grace and Theo Fages, the dates for nest year’s fixtures have been confirmed. In a quirk of fate, the nations in group one (Italy, Ireland and Spain) have all faced each other before…

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2021 Rugby League World Cup qualifiers set to get underway

Qualifying for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England begins in the Czech Republic in mid-June, with the start of European Championship C. Six nations, split into North and South groups will take part, with a play off between the respective winners taking them into the next phase in 2019. The North group, featuring the Czech Republic, Germany and…

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What’s inside Rugby League World? – Issue 441

What a World Cup it was down under! With England performing admirably, coming up just short against Australia on home turf, we thought we ought to celebrate the World Cup in all its glory. What better way to do that than show you all the colour, passion, heartache and celebration in a fantastic photographic retrospective. We’ve got pictures from every…

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Rugby League Parliamentary Group hosts Northern Powerhouse Minister

The All-Party Parliamentary Rugby League Group yesterday (12 December) welcomed the Minister for the Northern Powerhouse, Jake Berry MP, to a meeting in the Palace of Westminster. Peers and MPs were joined by associate members in the Palace of Westminster, as the Minister made a presentation on the government’s support for rugby league through the Northern Powerhouse. The government has…

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Parliament pays tribute to England’s World Cup exploits

Members of Parliament have recognised England’s performance in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. A motion has been tabled by All-Party Parliamentary Rugby League Group Secretary Marie Rimmer, the MP for St Helens South and Whiston, congratulating the England team on reaching a first World Cup Final in 22 years. The motion “notes that despite a narrow 6-0 defeat in…

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Joy for Jillaroos as Women’s World Cup retained

AUSTRALIA beat New Zealand 23-16 in Brisbane today to maintain their grip on the Women’s Rugby League World Cup, a field goal by Caitlin Moran ensuring that the Jillaroos remained out of sight of the Ferns in the curtain-raiser to the Men’s decider. Isabelle Kelly bagged a brace for the victors, with Moran and Elianna Walton also crossing. Honey Hireme grabbed…

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