Yorkshire to play big part in 2021 Rugby League World Cup June 10, 2020

Huddersfield, birthplace of Rugby LeagueElland Road, Leeds, will hold a semi-finalKCOM Stadium, Hull will hold a quarter-finalRiverside Stadium, MiddlesbroughHeadingley Stadium, LeedsYorkshire stadiums will play a big part in the Rugby League World Cup in 2021. There will be games in Doncaster, Huddersfield, Hull, Leeds, Middlesbrough, Sheffield and York.

On June 10, host towns and cities for teams from 21 nations were also announced with Yorkshire again playing a big part.

The Samoa men's team will be based in Doncaster, the Fiji men's team will be in Hull and the Cook Islands men's team in Middlesbrough or maybe one of its Tees Valley neighbouring boroughs. York gets the New Zealand men's team as well as Australia, New Zealand, France and Cook Islands women's teams. Sheffield hosts the Greece men's team and France, Wales, Scotland and USA wheelchair teams. Leeds also hosts a list of teams, including both Jamaica and Ireland men's teams and England, Papua New Guinea, Brazil and Canada women's teams. Huddersfield, the birthplace of Rugby League, although hosting a match, is not named as a team base.

More about the match venues at Rugby League World Cup 2021.

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