Rugby League World Cup Postponed

The Rugby World Cup has been postponed until 2022.


8/6/20210 min read

Australia and New Zealand had withdrawn from the Rugby league World Cup amidst safety concerns regarding the coronavirus pandemic. This was for tournaments scheduled to take place in England from October 23rd to November 27th 2021. 

The 2021 Rugby League World Cup will now be postponed until 2022 after the officials had conceded defeat in their bid to stage the tournament as planed in autumn. 

This news had been circulating since Australia and New Zealand had pulled out of the tournaments citing safety fears regarding the pandemic. 

Sports Minister Nigel Huddleston saying he is dissapointed that they've needed to take the decision to delay the Rugby League World Cup.