View rugby league action like never before when some of the world’s best players battle it out in the sport’s pinnacle event.
27 October – 2 December 2017
The Rugby League World Cup 2017 will be co-hosted by New Zealand and Australia with games played in both countries as well as Papua New Guinea. 14 teams will play 28 games in the quest for the ultimate prize in rugby league - The Paul Barriere Trophy.
New Zealand has a proud history of hosting successful major sporting events and Rugby League World Cup 2017 provides another chance to showcase New Zealand’s unique form of welcome and hospitality.