It’s OFF! Rugby League World Cup to be POSTPONED after champions Australia and New Zealand pulled out from UK-hosted tournament over Covid-19 safety concerns
The Rugby League World Cup has been postponed following the withdrawals of defending champions Australia and New Zealand.
The tournament, which was due to take place in the UK in October, had been hanging in the balance after the two southern hemisphere nations cited ‘player welfare and safety concerns’ over the Covid-19 pandemic.
The confirmation comes just days after all 16 National Rugby League clubs backed Australia and New Zealand’s decision not to travel for the tournament.
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The Rugby League World cup has been postponed after Australia and New Zealand withdrew