The RLWC 2021 will take place in England and all aspiring Towns and Cities have submitted their final host applications.
Towns and Cities from across the nation have been busy in recent months preparing their bids to host games at the RLWC in 2021.
Rugby League towns such as St Helens, Wigan and Warrington are amongst many hoping to bring the tournament to their local communities.
Large cities such as Liverpool and Manchester have also thrown their hat into the ring, with the aspiration of being a World Cup hosting institution.
The benefits of being a hosting Town or City come in a variety of forms – such as the large economic impact from local and international tourism.
As well as providing ample opportunity for community engagement with local businesses.
The 2021 World Cup will crisscross moors, mountains, historic towns and buzzing cities in the attempt to showcase a diverse and welcoming sporting culture.
The Men’s World Cup will have 16 teams play a total of 31 games in up to 14 stadiums – all over a five week period.
The Women’s World Cup will have up to eight teams playing a total of 16 games over 14 days – all of which will lead up to a showcase final.
The Wheelchair World Cup will see up to eight teams battle it out over 18 games, all within a two week period.
The tournaments are set to begin from October 2021 – only three years to wait!
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