The Rugby League World Cup 2021 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.
Scotland will be represented at RLWC2021 by their men’s and wheelchair teams.
The full fixture list for Scotland is as follows:
- Scotland vs Italy (men’s) – Kingston Park, Newcastle (Sunday 24th October) – 14.30pm
- Australia vs Scotland (men’s) – Ricoh Arena, Coventry (Friday 29th October) – 19.30pm
- Fiji vs Scotland (men’s) – Kingston Park, Newcastle (Saturday 6th November) – 17.00pm
- Scotland vs USA (wheelchair) – English Institute of Sport (Friday 12th November) – 13.30pm
- France vs Scotland (wheelchair) – English Institute of Sport (Monday 15th November) – 17.00pm
- Wales vs Scotland (wheelchair) – English Institute of Sport (Thursday 18th November) – 13.30pm
In June, it was revealed that Scotland’s men’s team will be using Newcastle as their team training base, while the wheelchair team will be based in Sheffield.
Jon Dutton, RLWC2021 Chief Executive, said:
This is a huge moment for the tournament and for millions of fans around the world as we reveal the full fixture schedule. The tournament has been gaining momentum over recent months and global fans can now look forward to being part of this unique sporting event. With match dates and locations confirmed, the excitement will only intensify.
RLWC2021 will bring together the very best that the sport has to offer, and you can see from the schedule that there is no end of world class, not-to-be-missed matches, across all three tournaments. We can’t wait to welcome all our competing nations and their fans to England next autumn for the biggest and best Rugby League World Cup to date.
With 61 fixtures over a six-week period the tournament will showcase a festival of world class sporting action. The dates, venues and kick-off times for each of the three tournaments is now confirmed and available to view below and at www.RLWC2021.com
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