Rugby League World Cup 2017

Hamilton will play host to two of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup matches, with Samoa v Tonga and New Zealand v Tonga at FMG Stadium Waikato this November.

The pinnacle event in international Rugby League, the Rugby League World Cup will see 14 teams from around the world play 28 games, across five weeks, throughout Australia, New Zealand, and Papua New Guinea. All hoping to be crowned World Cup champions and take home the Paul Barrière Trophy.

Hamilton’s first slice of the action will be when tournament hard hitters Samoa and Tonga compete on 4th November, in what will no doubt be an explosive game. New Zealand then takes on Tonga in their third and final pool game on 11th November.


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