Rugby League World Cup 2017

Sporting Events

17 Nov 2017

In 2017, the best players and teams from around the globe will descend on Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea for the Rugby League World Cup.

The Rugby League World Cup will see 14 teams play 28 games over five weeks from 27 October until 2 December 2017 – all hoping to be crowned world cup winners, in what is the pinnacle event in international Rugby League.

This will be the biggest sporting event in Australia during 2017 and will be seen by more communities and fans than any other World Cup.

In one of the most anticipated matches of the tournament, should the Kangaroos qualify for the last eight, they will begin their finals’ campaign in the Northern Territory capital when Darwin Stadium hosts the opening Quarter-Final on Friday 17 November 2017.

Be part of history, when Darwin hosts a historic Quarter-Final of the Rugby League World Cup 2017.


Major Events

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Exterior - Novotel Darwin Airport

Novotel Darwin Airport

Eaton, Darwin

Discovery Parks - Darwin

Discovery Parks – Darwin

Winnellie, Darwin

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

Mercure Darwin Airport Resort

Marrara, Darwin

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Jingili, Darwin

Casuarina Square - Playground

Casuarina Square

Casuarina, Darwin

Casuarina coastal reserve beach sunset

Casuarina Coastal Reserve

Casuarina, Darwin

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