The fifteen edition of Rugby League World Cup, the 2017 rugby league world cup is going to kickoff on 26th October 2017. The tournament will be held between 26 October and 2 December 2016 in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.2017 Rugby League World Cup

2017 Rugby League World Cup Venues

Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea are jointly hosting the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. Melbourne Rectangular Stadium in Melbourne will host the opening game between Australia and England while Brisbane Stadium in Brisbane will host the World Cup Final. Here are the Venues;

Australia

City Stadium Capacity
Brisbane Brisbane Stadium 52,500
Sydney Sydney Football Stadium 45,500
Melbourne Melbourne Rectangular Stadium 30,050
Canberra Canberra Stadium 25,011
Perth Perth Rectangular Stadium 20,500
Cairns Barlow Park 18,000
Darwin Darwin Stadium 12,000

New Zealand

City Stadium Capacity
Wellington Wellington Regional Stadium 34,500
Auckland Mount Smart Stadium 30,000
Hamilton Waikato Stadium 25,800
Christchurch Christchurch Stadium 18,000

Papua New Guinea

City Stadium Capacity
Port Moresby National Football Stadium 17,000

2017 Rugby League World Cup Groups & Fixtures

2017 Rugby League World Cup groups

Groups

Group A Group B Group C Group D
Australia New Zealand Papua New Guinea Fiji
England Samoa Wales United States
France Scotland Ireland Italy
Lebanon Tonga    


2017 Rugby League World Cup Fixtures

Group A

Date Team 1 Team 2 Venue
27 October 2017 Australia England Melbourne Rectangular Stadium, Melbourne
29 October 2017 France Lebanon Canberra Stadium, Canberra
3 November 2017 Australia France Canberra Stadium, Canberra
4 November 2017 England Lebanon Sydney Football Stadium,  Sydney
11 November 2017 Australia Lebanon Sydney Football Stadium,  Sydney
12 November 2017 England France Perth Rectangular Stadium,  Perth

 Group B

Date Team 1 Team 2 Venue
28 October 2017 New Zealand Samoa Mount Smart Stadium, Auckland
29 October 2017 Scotland Tonga Barlow Park, Cairns
4 November 2017 New Zealand Scotland Christchurch Stadium, Christchurch
4 November 2017 Samoa Tonga Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
11 November 2017 Samoa Scotland Barlow Park, Cairns
11 November 2017 New Zealand Tonga Waikato Stadium, Hamilton

 Group C

Date Team 1 Team 2 Venue
28 October 2017 Papua New Guinea  Wales National Football Stadium, Port Moresby
5 November 2017 Papua New Guinea  Ireland National Football Stadium, Port Moresby
12 November 2017 Wales  Ireland Perth Rectangular Stadium, Perth

 Group D

Date Team 1 Team 2 Venue
28 October 2017 Fiji  United States Townsville Stadium, Townsville
5 November 2017 Italy  United States Townsville Stadium, Townsville
10 November 2017 Fiji  Italy Canberra Stadium, Canberra

Inter Groups Matches

Date Team 1 Team 2 Venue
29 October 2017 Ireland  Italy Barlow Park, Cairns
5 November 2017 Fiji  Wales Townsville Stadium, Townsville
12 November 2017 Papua New Guinea  United States National Football Stadium, Port Moresby