World Cup organisers have revealed Rob Burrow will launch the official tournament welcome ahead of England’s game against Samoa at St James’ Park on Saturday.
Outside back Josh Simm is one of several player departures confirmed by St Helens following the end of the 2022 season.
You will struggle to find a prouder countryman than Ged Corcoran, who is the first Irish-born head coach of the Ireland national rugby league team.
The participation figures that highlight the David and Goliath task facing smaller World Cup nations
The European Rugby League annual report highlights the size of the task facing some of the smaller nations at the World Cup.
Wales coach John Kear has admitted that his side at the World Cup won’t be the strongest the Welsh have ever seen, but is proud of the pathways they’ve got ...
New Zealand coach Michael Maguire believes his star half-back Jahrome Hughes doesn’t get the recognition he deserves and should be talked about a lot more.
Cook Islands head coach Tony Iro believes six countries are genuine contenders for the World Cup this time around.
Harvey Livett says he wants to win a major piece of silverware with Huddersfield after joining the club on a three-year contract from Salford.
Australia and Melbourne Storm star Harry Grant believes more international rugby league should take place in order to help grow the sport.
England forward Mike McMeeken is still being monitored by the medical staff after leaving Friday’s game against Fiji with a moon boot on his leg.
State of Mind has launched a charity song which it hopes will become the unofficial anthem of the Rugby League World Cup.
France head coach Laurent Frayssinous believes his current squad could be the best national side ever as he aims to make history in the near-future.
York have confirmed that head coach James Ford is leaving the club to take up an assistant coach role at Wakefield.
Ireland captain George King says it will be a proud moment for their family when he plays alongside his brother Toby for the first time at a World Cup.
Lebanon have brought in former London Broncos boss Tony Rea to their coaching staff for their World Cup campaign in England.
The four Australia players who played in the NRL Grand Final will not feature in their World Cup opener against Fiji at Headingley on Saturday.
Greece captain Jordan Meads will be holding back the tears when he sings the national anthem at their first-ever Rugby League World Cup match.
The full revised schedule for the 2021 World Cup, now being held in 2022, date-by-date for each of the three tournaments.
Samoa head coach Matt Parish believes this year’s World Cup tournament is the strongest ever with 16 teams to feature in the Men’s tournament.
It’s what separates Fiji from the other competing nations at this year’s World Cup. That’s how Fiji international Netane Masima described the nation’s moving hymn known as Noqu Masu.
Leeds forward Rhyse Martin says he will honour his late father Steve when he proudly represents Papua New Guinea at the forthcoming World Cup.
Huddersfield hooker Danny Levi has been released from his contract on compassionate grounds so he can return to Australia with his family.
Sydney Roosters star Luke Keary says he will belt Ireland’s Call out with pride when he pulls on the green jersey this autumn.
Leeds coach Rohan Smith has provided an update on the future of out of contract centre Zak Hardaker, whilst James Ford is reportedly set to leave york.
James Graham says doctors are concerned by “dark spots” which have shown up on a recent brain scan, believed to be the result of repeated head trauma.
A claim that the RFL failed to protect players from head injuries could reach into the tens of millions, according to reports.
NRL winger Josh Mansour says it’s an honour to represent his heritage at this year’s World Cup and believes Lebanon are the ones to watch.
Wigan have confirmed the signing of centre Jake Wardle on a three-year deal from Huddersfield Giants.
Marc Sneyd believes he’s done all he can to try and earn a starting spot for England, who can do something special according to the Salford half-back.
Newcastle Knights winger Dom Young couldn’t have dreamt for a better England debut after getting on the scoresheet in a thrilling 50-0 win over Fiji.
Former New Zealand internationals Elijah Taylor and Junior Sa’u will face their fellow countrymen tonight when they line-up for Leeds.
Martin Offiah believes the upcoming World Cup and IMG’s new partnership with the sport should create household superstars.
There are several UK-based players who will be playing for Germany and Malta this weekend.
Brian McDermott says he is looking forward to working with Fiji after the World Cup after they tasted defeat to England in a warm-up match.
Newly-promoted Championship side Keighley have signed Nigeria-born prop Sadiq Adebiyi on a two-year deal following his release from Wakefield.
Jamaica suffered a 28-12 defeat by Cumbria in Workington in a disappointing build-up to their first World Cup.
England will head into the World Cup with confidence thanks to an impressive 50-0 victory over Fiji in their only warm-up match at Salford.
RFL chief executive Ralph Rimmer will face no formal disciplinary action following an investigation in to comments made during an Awards Dinner last month.
England’s George Williams says he would love to deliver the World Cup trophy to Shaun Wane as a mark of respect for all the faith he has shown in him.