Three world cup finals, in one city in 24 hours.

The city of Manchester will host three world cup finals in twenty-four hours when the re-scheduled Rugby League World Cup 2021 comes to end on the week-end of 18 & 19 November 2022.  

The Wheelchair final takes place at Manchester Central in the heart of the city on the evening of Friday 18th. Fans will be able to make their way through the Christmas markets to this iconic venue to see a sport that has taken viewers by storm. It has become a must see event through the BBC's extensive coverage with the final expected to be a sell out. The finalists will be known after the semi-finals in Sheffield which both take place on Sunday 13 November.  

Wheelchair rugby league is genuinely the most inclusive sport of all. Not solely a disability sport, as non-disabled people are welcome to compete as well, and both men and women can play in the same team.

Less than twenty four hours after the wheelchair world champions have been crowned the men's & women's double header final is being hosted at Old Trafford, the home of Manchester United. This will bring the curtain down on 61 matches that have taken place across England.

The women kick off at 1:15pm and the finalists will be known after both semi-finals have concluded in York on Monday 14 November. This is the sixth staging of the Women's Rugby League World Cup, with the first inception of the tournament taking place in 2000, where it was hosted across Great Britain. Since it's inception the tournament has only been won by two teams. New Zealand have taken home the trophy a record three times, while Australia have won the title twice including the most recent final in 2017 in Brisbane.  

Unbeaten England are strong favourites to reach the final and break the southern hemisphere monopoly on the trophy. 

Reigning champions Australia will take on arch rivals New Zealand in the first of the men's semi-finals on the 11 November at Elland Road in Leeds whilst the next day it's a repeat of the opening game of the tournament when England face Samoa at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium in the capital London.

The men's final kicks off at 4pm in a tournament that has seen more teams than ever compete for this trophy. Four groups of four nations competed this time around.

Samoa and Tonga's pre match cultural performances set their tie up perfectly in a game won by 2pts only.

There is still an opportunity to experience one or both finals and see history being made. Premium seat tickets and hospitality experiences are available for the double header final at Old Trafford with hospitality only for the Wheelchair final. All via DAIMANI, an authorised sales agent for Rugby League World Cup 2021.

You can book now by clicking on the above links, by visiting or contacting John Eades directly via  

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John has worked in international and domestic sport for over thirty five years, including holding director level roles with Manchester United and the Commonwealth Games Federation.
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