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France set to host 2025 Rugby League World Cup

The Australian Kangaroos celebrate victory after the 2017 Rugby League World Cup final (by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

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 FFR XIII said an event to formally announce the news will be held tomorrow (Tuesday), with Prime Minister Jean Castex in attendance, alongside Luc Lacoste and Troy Grant, president and chairman of the FFR XIII and International Rugby League, respectively.

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