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Liverpool’s Rugby League World Cup 2021 fixtures announced

The Rugby League World Cup comes to England in 2021, and tournament organisers have today (July 21st) revealed the much-anticipated fixture schedule for what promises to be the biggest and best World Cup in the history of the sport, as the men’s, women’s and wheelchair teams all compete at the same time in a major sporting first.

Liverpool will be hosting three fixtures at RLWC2021, starting off with an Anfield double-header, before staging the wheelchair final.

Liverpool’s Rugby League World Cup 2021 fixtures announced

The full fixture list for Liverpool is as follows:

  • England vs Canada (Women’s) – Anfield (Saturday 13th November) – 12.00pm
  • Men’s Quarter-Final (Teams TBC) – Anfield (Saturday 13th November) – 14.30pm
  • Wheelchair Final (Teams TBC) – M&S Bank Arena (Friday 26th November) – 19.30pm

In June, it was revealed that Liverpool will be the team training base for the men’s teams from Tonga and Italy.

61 fixtures over a six-week period will showcase a festival of world class sporting action. With only seven days without a fixture across the schedule, the dates, venues and kick-off times* for each of the three tournaments is now confirmed and available to view at www.RLWC2021.com. Please visit www.RLWC2021.com for more information, for details on how to sign up to receive ticket alerts and all the latest news first.

Liverpool’s Deputy Mayor and cabinet member for culture, tourism and events, Councillor Wendy Simon, said:

“Announcing the fixtures for a major sporting event is always an exciting milestone and we’re delighted to be the only city to host the men’s, women’s and wheelchair teams tournaments.

“We will be giving a very warm welcome to the England and Canada women’s teams and their fans, and look forward to seeing how the competition unfolds to find out who we will be cheering on in the men’s quarter final and the wheelchair final.

“It’s going to be an exciting build up to 2021 and we look forward to hosting this world class event.”

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