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Rugby League World Cup Diary: 2 October, 2017

RLWC2017 Diary: 2 October, 2017

In the lead up to the Rugby League World Cup and during the tournament, RLWC2017 will issue a daily diary detailing media opportunities, team announcements and other events of interest.

Australia will be the first southern hemisphere nation to name their squad on Tuesday and Papua New Guinea, New Zealand and Italy have also scheduled squad announcements this week. Tonga and Samoa are preparing to name their squads after New Zealand, with details to be confirmed.

Tuesday, 3 October

• 9.15am: (AEDST): Kangaroos squad announcement
Venue: Rugby League Central (Messenger Room), Driver Ave, Moore Park, Sydney.
With ARLC chairman John Grant and Australian coach Mal Meninga


Wednesday, 4 October

Papua New Guinea squad announcement
Details TBC


Thursday, 5 October

• 11am (AEDST): Italy team announcement - Details TBC

• 1pm (NZT): New Zealand squad announcement
Venue: Rugby League House Museum, 7 Beasley Ave, Penrose, Auckland

• 1.30pm (AEDST): Kangaroos media opportunity
Pullman Sydney Airport Hotel
Details TBC

Under international Rugby League eligibility rules, players who qualify for more than one country can play for a tier-two nation if they are not chosen by one of the three tier-one nations.

To be eligible, a player must have been born in the nation he represents or qualifies if he had parents or grandparents born there, or has been a resident of that country for 60 months.

No changes will be permitted after 13 October, when the final squads for the tournament are due to be officially announced by RLWC2017.

The 15th instalment of the Rugby League World Cup will kick off in Melbourne on 27 October with Australia playing England.

New Zealand meet Samoa in Auckland and the Kumuls host Wales on 28 October in the first of three pool matches played at Oil Search National Football Stadium in Port Moresby.

In total, the World Cup will feature 28 matches in 13 cities across Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, including the final in Brisbane on 2 December


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