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RLWC 2021 Receives Interest From Potential Host Venues Outside Of England

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 12 / 13 / 17

The organizers of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup have received 40 expressions of interest from potential host venues, including "several inquiries from enticing areas outside England," according to Aaron Bower of the London GUARDIAN. The Rugby League Int'l Federation awarded the tournament to Engla...

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