How to Watch Rugby League World Cup 2022 Live Stream Online

Rugby is a very popular game in the countries which play rugby. The game has not yet gained popularity all over the globe like football or tennis. But the game has its own following. 

For all Rugby fans, the year 2022 will be a memorable year as there are various significant tournaments scheduled. The Rugby League world cup is one of those major tournaments. 

Today, in this article, we will discuss in detail the Rugby League World Cup 2022. 

What is the Rugby League World Cup?

Many might confuse the rugby league world cup with the rugby world cup but let me tell you, both are different tournaments. 

The rugby league world cup is an international rugby league tournament which is contested between the top men’s national teams. The tournament is conducted by International Rugby League. 

The rugby league world cup was first held in France in 1954. It was also the first-ever world cup in any form of the rugby game. 

The upcoming rugby league world cup will be the sixteenth edition of the tournament. 

When and Where is the Rugby League World Cup 2022?

The upcoming rugby league world cup will be hosted by England from 15th October to 19th November 2022. Total of 16 teams will participate in the tournament. Australia are defending champions and would be looking to repeat a similar performance this year. 

Rugby League World Cup 2022 Venues

The 2022 rugby league world cup is scheduled to be hosted by England. For the first time, the rugby league world cup will run in parity with the women’s rugby world cup and wheelchair rugby tournament. Total of 21 venues have been selected to host all three events. Check out the list of venues for the rugby league world cup 2022. 

  • Bramall Lane
  • Copper Box Arena
  • Coventry Building Society Arena
  • DW Stadium
  • Eco-Power Stadium
  • English Institute of Sport
  • Elland Road
  • Headingley Stadium
  • Emirates Stadium
  • Halliwell Jones Stadium
  • John Smith’s Stadium
  • MKM Stadium
  • Kingston Park
  • Leigh Sports Village
  • Manchester Central
  • Old Trafford
  • Riverside Stadium
  • St James’ Park
  • Totally Wicked Stadium
  • University of Bolton Stadium
  • LNER Community Stadium

Rugby League World Cup 2022 Participating Teams

As we said earlier, sixteen teams will participate in this year’s rugby league world cup. There has been an addition of two teams from the previous two editions of the rugby league world cup. 

  • England
  • France
  • Samoa
  • Australia
  • Greece
  • Fiji
  • Scotland
  • Italy
  • Ireland
  • Jamaica
  • Cook Island
  • Lebanon
  • Tonga
  • Wales
  • New Zealand
  • Papua New Guinea

Rugby League World Cup 2022 Schedule, Fixtures, TimeTable

The rugby league world cup will begin on 15th October with hosts England taking on Samoa at St. James Park, Newcastle. The final of the tournament will be played on 19th November 2022 at Old Trafford, Manchester. Take a look at the complete rugby league world cup schedule. 

Date Time (BST) Match Venue
Sat 15 October 14:30 England vs Samoa St James’ Park, Newcastle
Sat 15 October 19:30 Australia vs Fiji Headingley Stadium, Leeds
Sun 16 October 14:30 Scotland vs Italy Kingston Park, Newcastle
Sun 16 October 17:00 Jamaica vs Ireland Headingley Stadium, Leeds
Sun 16 October 19:30 New Zealand vs Lebanon Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington
Mon 17 October 19:30 France vs Greece Eco-Power Stadium, Doncaster
Tue 18 October 19:30 Tonga vs Papua New Guinea Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens
Wed 19 October 19:30 Wales vs Cook Islands Leigh Sports Village, Leigh
Fri 21 October 19:30  Australia vs Scotland Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry
Sat 22 October 14:30 Fiji vs Italy Kingston Park, Newcastle
Sat 22 October 17:00 England vs France University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton
Sat 22 October 19:30 New Zealand vs Jamaica MKM Stadium, Hull
Sun 23 October 14:30 Lebanon vs Ireland Leigh Sports Village, Leigh
Sun 23 October 17:00 Samoa vs Greece Eco-Power Stadium, Doncaster
Sun 23 October 19:30 Tonga vs Wales Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens
Tue 25 October 19:30 Papua New Guinea vs Cook Islands Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington
Fri 28 October 19:30 New Zealand vs Ireland Headingley Stadium, Leeds
Sat 29 October 14:30 England vs Greece Bramall Lane, Sheffield
Sat 29 October 17:00 Fiji vs Scotland Kingston Park, Newcastle
Sat 29 October 19:30 Australia vs Italy Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens
Sun 30 October 12:00 Lebanon vs Jamaica Leigh Sports Village, Leigh
Sun 30 October 14:30 Tonga vs Cook Islands Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough
Sun 30 October 17:00 Samoa vs France Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington
Mon 31 October 19:30 Papua New Guinea vs Wales Eco-Power Stadium, Doncaster
Fri 4 November 19:30 Group B winner vs Group C runner up John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield
Sat 5 November 14:30 Group A winner vs Group D runner up DW Stadium, Wigan
Sat 5 November 19:30 Group C winner vs Group B runner up MKM Stadium, Hull
Sun 6 November 14:30 Group D winner vs Group A runner up Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington
Fri 11 November 19:45 QF Winner vs QF Winner Elland Road, Leeds
Sat 12 November 14:30 QF Winner vs QF Winner The Emirates Stadium, London
Sat 19 November 16:00 SF Winner vs SF Winner Old Trafford, Manchester

Rugby League World Cup 2022 Schedule, Fixtures PDF Download

It is not possible to check the schedule of any event every day and it is also impossible to memorize the schedule. So here is the best option one can opt for. We are sharing the pdf file of the rugby world cup 2022 schedule. You can easily download it on your smartphone and access it anytime you want.

How to Watch Rugby League World Cup 2022 Live Stream

Most of the official broadcasters will be live streaming the most anticipated RLWC 2022 on their respective official websites. Here we will list the broadcasters who will feature the streaming of the England Rugby League World Cup 2022. The fans can download the mobile apps of these channels on their Android, and iOS platforms.

Rugby League World Cup 2022 is a few moments away with the world’s best teams and players in Men’s rugby participating in the tournament. There are millions of rugby fans who are ready to watch the match live in the stadium in England or with the help of D2H cable. The Rugby League World Cup 2022 will be hosted by England. Let’s check out the list of channels broadcasting the Rugby League World Cup 2022.

Spark Sports

Spark Sports is considered one of the best sports streaming networks in New Zealand. Spark Sports will be live streaming England Rugby League World Cup 2022 on its official channel. It is bound to serve many fans in New Zealand. The Spark Sports subscription starts at $24.99. 

If you wish to watch it online on your laptop, mobile or smart TV you can also select the Spark Sport pack which starts at just $19.99. 

All 61 matches from the Rugby league world cup, women’s world cup and wheelchair tournament will be streamed live on Spark sports. 

EM TV

EM TV has grabbed the broadcasting rights to stream the Rugby league world cup 2022 live in Papua New Guinea. All 31 matches of the rugby league world cup will be streamed live on EM TV. If you are residing in Papua New Guinea, do tune to EM TV for live rugby action. 

BBC

BBC is a very well-known channel in the United Kingdom. The BBC is the official broadcaster for Rugby League World Cup 2022. BBC usually covers a huge network of sports which includes golf, cricket, football, hockey and many other sports. You can tune to BBC One or BBC Two to stream all RLWC matches. If anyone wants to enjoy RLWC 2022 Live on mobile, they can download their app from play store or app store.