Rugby League World Cup Draw 2021: PNG, Tonga, Wales and Cook Islands

The Rugby League World Cup Draw for 2021 as seen PNG pooled against Tonga, Wales Cook Islands. The draw took place at Buckingham Palace was witnessed by the Rugby Football League patron Prince Harry. 


2021 Rugby League World Cup Schedule
IMAGE: Twitter/@RLWC2021

  • Dates: 23 October to 27 November 2021
  • Host country: England 
  • Venues: 17 cities across England including Newcastle, Leeds with the final games at Old Trafford, Manchester, on 27 November 2021.
  • Rugby League World Cup Draw 2021 (Men and Women see below)


In the men's pool, the Cook Islands Rugby League team is the underdog in Group D. Papua New Guinea Kumul are drawn against Wales and Tonga who are the competitive teams in the international rugby league competitions.

It is not going to be easy for PNG Kumuls in this Pool D. 

Many rugby league commentators are behind the 1995 and 2000 semi-finalists Wales in the PNG pool games. However, Tonga has featured strongly against the rugby league giants Australia and New Zeland in recent games. 

The Pool D games are going to be as tough as it comes.

Men's Rugby League World Cup Draw draw

  • Group A: Samoa, England,  France, Greece
  • Group B: Fiji, Australia,  Scotland, Italy
  • Group C: Jamaica, New Zealand, Lebanon, Ireland
  • Group D: Papua New Guinea, Tonga, Wales, Cook Islands


Women's Rugby League World Cup Draw draw

  • Group A:  Papua New Guinea, England, Canada, Brazil
  • Group B: Cook Island, Australia, New Zealand, France

Rugby League World Cup 2021 News and update links

Twitter: @RLWC2021


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