Rugby League World Cup

International Rugby League (IRL) has announced that the next edition of the Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) will take place in the Southern Hemisphere in 2026, with wide-ranging reforms detailed, including the sport’s first formal international calendar, in the wake of France dropping hosting rights to the 2025 RLWC.

Rugby league officials in New Zealand are in talks with their Australian counterparts about bringing the Rugby League World Cup to the two countries in 2025, in the wake of France dropping its hosting…

France has pulled out of hosting the Rugby League World Cup in 2025, saying it cannot guarantee the financial viability of the tournament

Rugby League World Cup 2021 organisers were forced to apologise after technical issues resulted in the opening ceremony being cut short for England’s delayed staging of the national team tournament.

England’s Rugby Football League has agreed sponsorship deals with and Selco Builders Warehouse ahead of the Rugby League World Cup, which begins next week. Sportsbreaks.c

Streaming platform Fite has acquired rights in multiple territories to the upcoming Rugby League World Cup, which will take place in England

Subscription streaming broadcaster Viaplay has secured rights across various European markets to the forthcoming Rugby League World Cup

Pay-television broadcaster beIN Sports has extended its commitment to the Rugby League World Cup in France by acquiring rights to this year’s postponed edition of the national team tournament.

Telco Vodafone has renewed its naming-rights sponsorship of the New Zealand Warriors, the Auckland-based rugby league team which competes in Australia’s NRL.

Sports betting and data services company Stats Perform has been appointed the Official Data Partner for the re-arranged Rugby League World Cup (RLWC 2021)

Pay-television broadcaster Foxtel has acquired the exclusive rights in Australia for this year's Rugby League World Cup, SportBusiness understands

The organisers of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 (RLWC2021) have signed up cryptocurrency exchange CoinEx as a sponsor of the rescheduled event

Gambling firm Betfred has agreed a deal to become the principal partner of England’s men’s, women’s and wheelchair rugby league teams ahead of the World Cup later this year. T

The Fédération Française de Rugby à XIII, the French rugby league federation, has announced it has secured the right to host the 2025 Rugby League World Cup.

The organisers of next year’s Rugby League World Cup have revealed that Australia and New Zealand will play in the postponed event as they prepare to release the full match schedule this Friday.

Jonathan Neill, the commercial director at the organisers of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England, is to leave his role at the end of this month

Organisers of the postponed Rugby League World Cup 2021 have today (Thursday) confirmed the tournament will now take place from October 15 to November 19 next year, ensuring no overlap with football’s 2…

Jon Dutton, chief executive of the organising committee of the Rugby League World Cup, has called for Australia and New Zealand to sign binding contracts to play at next year’s tournament after the withdrawal o…