Less than a week until Rugby League World Cup finals at Old Trafford
There is now less than a week until the men’s and women’s finals of the Rugby League World Cup 2021 are hosted at Old Trafford.
The double-header final will be played at the Theatre of Dreams on Saturday, with the women’s game - between Australia and New Zealand - kicking-off at 13:15 GMT and the men’s game - between Australia and Samoa - following, at 16:00 GMT.
For the first time in the tournament’s history, the men’s, women’s and wheelchair tournaments are being simultaneously delivered, with the competition having started on 15 October at St. James’ Park in Newcastle.
Tickets are still available for the unmissable double-header event, with both games included in your ticket. They are selling fast in the lead up to the final so make sure you secure yours now!
MANCHESTER TO CREATE SPORTING HISTORY
The five-week tournament is being hosted across many cities, with the North East kicking off the men’s competition while the women’s tournament started on November 1 at Headingley in Leeds.
The wheelchair event also began with a double-header that the Copper Box in London on November 3.
But it is Old Trafford which will play host to the double-header of men’s and women’s finals on Saturday 19 November.
Manchester will create further sporting history this weekend when Manchester Central, in the heart of the city centre, hosts the wheelchair final between France and England on Friday.
We’re excited to welcome the Rugby League World Cup 2021 to Old Trafford and be part of this historic weekend, as the city prepares to host the three finals and celebrate the sport of Rugby league.