4 England groups affirm fixtures as Rugby League World Cup preparations start

England women's rugby league team
England’s ladies, males and wheelchair sides will come collectively for the primary time on the rearranged World Cup

4 England rugby league groups will play 5 fixtures this autumn in preparation for subsequent 12 months’s rearranged Rugby League World Cup.

England’s women and men kick issues off with a double-header in opposition to France in Perpignan on 23 October.

England’s wheelchair workforce host France in a two-Take a look at sequence in Gillingham on 10 and 13 November.

And England Knights, feeder workforce for the primary squad, face Jamaica on 15 October at Castleford Tigers’ Jungle.

RFL chairman Simon Johnson stated: “It has been a precedence to safe aggressive worldwide fixtures for our three England groups – males’s, ladies’s and wheelchair – this autumn as they refocus on the postponed Rugby League World Cup in 2022.

“We’re additionally delighted that our Knights workforce will obtain a aggressive outing, offering necessary opposition for Jamaica of their World Cup preparations, and in addition supporting Jordan Turner’s testimonial.”

Males’s, ladies’s and wheelchair rugby league will come collectively for the primary time when England hosts the postponed sixteenth version of the Rugby League World Cup in October and November 2022.

This 12 months’s Rugby League World Cup was moved again a 12 months after the withdrawal of males’s champions Australia, and New Zealand.

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