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BeIN acquires Rugby League World Cup rights in France

Lucas Albert of France in action during the 2017 Rugby League World Cup match against England (by Will Russell/Getty Images)

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.

Having broadcast the 2017 World Cup, which took place in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, beIN has committed to the 2021 tournament, which was last year postponed due to Covid-19 related reasons and will now take place from October 15 to November 19 in England.

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