• KCOM Stadium to host three matches
  • Hull to stage men’s quarter-final


The Rugby League World Cup comes to England in 2021, and 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.

Hull will be hosting three fixtures at the KCOM Stadium, starting off with Australia vs Fiji on Saturday 23rd October.

The full fixture list for Hull is as follows:

  • Australia vs Fiji (Men’s) – KCOM Stadium (Saturday 23rd October) – 19.30pm
  • Papua New Guinea vs Brazil (Women’s) – KCOM Stadium (Saturday 13th November) – 17.00pm
  • Men’s Quarter-Final (Teams TBC) – KCOM Stadium (Saturday 13th November) – 19.30pm

In June, it was revealed that Hull will be the team training base for Fiji’s men’s team.

Jon Dutton, RLWC2021 Chief Executive, said: “This is a huge moment for the tournament and for fans in our host cities and towns as we reveal the full fixture schedule.

“The tournament has been gaining momentum over recent months and fans can now look forward to being part of this unique global 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.”

61 fixtures over a six-week period will showcase a festival of world class sporting action. With only seven days without a fixture across the schedule, the dates, venues and kick-off times* for each of the three tournaments is now confirmed and available to view at

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