The Sportsbet Rugby League World Cup

Tom A. Foster
November 18, 2022
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Sportsbet Rugby League World Cup

Sportsbet Rugby League World Cup is set to kick off in 2022. The matches will take place between 8 October and 12 November, in Auckland and Whangārei. Sportsbet is a global online sports betting company. Sportsbet’s World Cup is the world’s largest rugby league tournament.

It is one of the most popular sporting events in the world, with an estimated global television audience of more than two billion people.

The Sportsbet Rugby League World Cup is contested by 16 nations from across the globe. New Zealand, Australia, England, Wales, Scotland, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Papua New Guinea and France are the qualifying nations for the Sportsbet Rugby League World cup.

The tournament will be held over a four-week period, with games played on Thursday nights, Friday nights, Saturdays and Sundays. Under the current format, each team plays three matches in the group stage, with the top two teams from each group progressing to the quarter-finals.

The quarter-finals will be played on Friday 9 November (Auckland) and Saturday 10 November (Whangārei), with the semi-finals played on Friday 16 November (Auckland) and Saturday 17 November (Whangārei). The Sportsbet Rugby League World Cup final will be played at Eden Park on Saturday 24 November.

Sportsbet will also host a number of other events during the tournament including a fan zone in Auckland’s CBD, live music concerts and a parade of nations.

Who won the last The Sportsbet Rugby League World Cup?

The 2017 Rugby League World Cup was the fourteenth staging of the Rugby League World Cup. It was held in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea between 27 October and 2 December 2017. The tournament was won by Australia, who beat England 6-0 in the final at Lang Park in Brisbane.

This was the first time that Australia had won the World Cup on home soil, and the first time that any nation had won back-to-back World Cups since Great Britain did so in 1972 and 1974. In total, fourteen nations competed in the tournament, including first-time qualifiers Lebanon and Greece.

Samoa and Tonga also made their return to the World Cup after missing out in 2013.  The tournament was widely praised for its competitiveness, with close games and upsets throughout. Ultimately, it was a fitting end to what has been an outstanding Rugby League World Cup.

How Many Teams Competing?

This year’s tournament will be the biggest one yet, with 14 teams competing for the title. The teams have been training hard and are eager to get started. This year’s tournament promises to be an exciting event, with plenty of close games and surprising upsets.

The fans are also looking forward to it, and ticket sales have been brisk. All in all, it should be a great tournament and a fitting end to an exciting season.

Check out the Sportsbet Rugby League World Cup Odds

Sportsbet is the leading provider of online sports betting in Australia. Sportsbet offers a wide range of betting markets on a variety of sports, including rugby league. The Sportsbet Rugby League World Cup is the biggest event in the rugby league calendar, and Sportsbet is your one-stop shop for betting on the tournament.

Sportsbet offers a wide range of betting markets on all of the games in the tournament, as well as a host of other features such as live streaming, live scores and statistics, and a blog with expert analysis and predictions. Sportsbet is your one-stop shop for everything Rugby League World Cup, so be sure to check out their website today.

The Sportsbet Rugby League World Cup is just around the corner, and this year’s tournament is set to be bigger and better than ever. With 14 teams competing for the title, it’s sure to be a nail-biter right until the end.

So, make sure you mark the dates in your calendar – 8 October–12 November, 2022 – and check out the Sportsbet website for betting odds and predictions on who will win. We can’t wait to see which team takes home the cup!

Author Tom A. Foster

Tom is a huge sports fan and a semi-professional sports bettor. His favorite teams are the New York Knicks and the Green Bay Packers. These days, he mostly bets on Stake.com and Sportsbet.io. When he's not writing or watching sports, he enjoys hiking.