Rugby League World Cup 2021

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Rugby League World Cup 2021


The Rugby League World Cup 2021 will be held in October and November 2021, and will be one of the most inclusive and diverse events ever hosted in England, promoting the three simultaneous disciplines of the men’s, women’s and wheelchair World Cup.

General Admission tickets are on sale now here.

Liverpool will welcome world-class athletes, playing an incredible sport, performing on Rugby League’s biggest stage, and it will deliver some inspirational and memorable moments that will become highlights of the 2021 sporting calendar and beyond. Liverpool and St Helens will be hosts locations and venues for the games and the teams.

Liverpool is the only city to host a match across the men’s, women’s and wheelchair events, so therefore is going to be a key destination during the Rugby League World Cup, some of the competition’s biggest moments will be here in a city with such a rich sporting history.

For the first time, the women’s and wheelchair competitions are taking on added importance in 2021.

Liverpool will be hosting three fixtures at RLWC2021, starting off with an Anfield double-header, before staging the wheelchair final.  

The full fixture list for Liverpool and St Helens is as follows: 

Tonga Men V PNG Men - Totally Wicked Stadium (Tuesday 26th October)

Tonga Men v Wales Men – Totally Wicked Stadium (Monday 1st November)

Australia Men v Italy Men – Totally Wicked Stadium (Saturday 6th November)

England vs Canada (Women's) - Anfield (Saturday 13th November) 

Men's Quarter-Final (Teams TBC) - Anfield (Saturday 13th November) 

Wheelchair Final (Teams TBC) - M&S Bank Arena (Friday 26th November) 

Accommodation has been secured at special rates for visitors attending the Rugby League World Cup 2021. 

Totally Wicked Stadium: Tonga Men v PNG Men – Tuesday 26th October 2021 – click here

Totally Wicked Stadium: Tonga Men v Wales Men – Monday 1st November 2021 – click here

Totally Wicked Stadium: Australia Men v Italy Men – Saturday 6th November 2021 – click here

Anfield Stadium: Women’s England V Canada and Men’s Quarter Final - Saturday 13th November 2021  – click here

M&S Bank Arena Wheelchair Final – Friday 26th November 2021 – click here

We look forward to welcoming you to Liverpool and hope that you enjoy the Rugby League World Cup 2021.

Rugby League clubs in Liverpool can book in their sessions for RLWC2021’s Ahead of the Game training which is delivered in partnership with Rugby League Cares and world-renowned men’s mental health charity Movember.


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RLWC 2021 (23 October 2021 - 27 November 2021)

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