Women’s rugby league world cup is a tournament that seeks to determine the rugby league playing in the world. It was started in the year 2000. Since then, 4 competitions have been held with New Zealand having won three times and Australia once. Rugby women’s league World cup 2017 will be the fifth since its inception. RLWC consists of 6 teams from Australia, New Zealand, England Canada, Cook Island and Papua New Guinea. Its anticipation being the highest this season, it shows that there is a growing fan base supporting women. The six teams will be competing to grab the title 2017 women’s rugby league world cup winners. It will be held in Australia from 16th November to 2nd December and the tickets are already being sold. Pool and semi finals however, will be held in different countries, Sydney and Brisbane stadiums.

World’s rugby league started in Oceania and United Kingdom and stayed there for long until only recently that other countries like Britain and New Zealand embraced it. Even then, it was not easy as they had to wait for another 15 years to be formally recognized by their countries and be allowed to participate in matches.

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2017 Women’s Rugby League World Cup TV  Rights

This year, the game will be aired live stream by EIR sport. It will be the podcaster covering 2017 and 2019 matches. Formally known as Setanta, it will air all 48 games from Japan in the free to air channel. It has organized a mass campaign to publicize the event for fans to watch. All of them will be available for viewing; including in terrestrial TV.EIR was awarded the position to be the sole broadcaster of the game through a very competitive process. As part of the agreement, they granted to air all the 48 matches including 13 others like semifinals and finals etc. live and also provide digital and mobile highlights.

2017 Women’s Rugby League World Cup Online live stream

Since last year’s tournament was the widely viewed event, rugby CEO made adjustments for this year to be even better through online platform in addition to the TV telecast. This online live stream is also for those countries that cannot be able to watch the match live from their TVs because they are in countries where TV stream will not reach. In this case they will use the option of online live stream that will be at the top of the WRLWC blog.

2017 Women’s Rugby League World Cup Apps reviews

When matches Harvey Norman jillaroos vs. kiwi played, it created the highest viewer base that has been rising steadily by 20%. This has led to increase in the club rates. There is a belief that it will explode this year with the overwhelming support and love more countries have continued to show. This has been evidenced by the women rugby league app that was developed. The app updates new developments on the game, tournaments available, scores and players who will be participating from particular countries. Apart from vending tickets, the app will also facilitate bet s on the games as they progress offering fans a chance to participate also the rugby world league.

It is a joy to discover that a game that was once male dominated, is being played and loved even more than it was imagined. Hopefully after this year’s league, more countries will allow their women to participate in the match.

Women’s Rugby League World Cup Fixture:

Date Event
March 2017 Ireland vs France, Women’s 6 Nations
March 2017 Wales vs Ireland, Women’s 6 Nations
March 2017 Ireland vs England, Women’s 6 Nations
March 2017 Women’s RWC Trophy Tour Kicks Off
April 2017 100 days to go
August 2017 Teams Arrive in Dublin
August 9th, 2017 Pool Stages Commence Match Day 1 – University College Dublin (UCD)
August 13th, 2017 Pool Stage Match Day 2 – UCD
August 17th, 2017 Pool Stage Match Day 3 – UCD
August 22nd, 2017 Semi Finals Day Kingspan Stadium & Queens University (QUB)
August 26th, 2017 Women’s RWC Final – Kingspan Stadium, Belfast

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