England RL

20 May 2022

John Bateman and Jodie Cunningham visit the BBC

Ahead of the Betfred Challenge Cup triple-header at Elland Road, England international duo John Bateman and Jodie Cunningham visited BBC headquarters accompanied by the Challenge Cup and Rugby League World Cup trophies.

The BBC will broadcast every game throughout the 2021 Rugby League World Cup across their platforms! 

England Rugby League’s Group Stage fixtures are as follows:


  • England v Samoa – Saturday 15 October, 2:30pm – St James’ Park, Newcastle
  • England v France – Saturday 22 October, 5pm – University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton
  • England v Greece – Saturday 29 October, 2:30pm – Bramall Lane, Sheffield


  • England v Brazil – Tuesday 1 November, 2:30pm – Headingley Stadium, Leeds
  • England v Canada – Saturday 5 November, 12pm – DW Stadium, Wigan
  • England v Papua New Guinea – Wednesday 9 November, 7:30pm – Headingley Stadium, Leeds


  • England v Australia – Thursday 3 November, 7:30pm – Copper Box Arena, London
  • England v Spain – Sunday 6 November, 12pm – Copper Box Arena, London
  • England v Ireland – Wednesday 9 November, 1:30pm – Copper Box Arena, London

Get your tickets for England’s double-header in which the Men and Women will compete at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Saturday 18 June here!