BBC to Broadcast 2021 Rugby League World Cup

January 26, 2017

UK broadcaster BBC will show live coverage of every fixture at the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England.

Over half the 31 fixtures will be shown live on BBC One or BBC Two, with the remaining matches to be available on Red Button and online services.

The BBC will also broadcast the 2017 edition, which will be held in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

The reigning Rugby League World Cup champions are Australia, who defeated New Zealand 34-2 in the 2013 final.