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RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP 2021 HOST VENUE ANNOUNCEMENT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2040: tabled on 30 January 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 10 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House welcomes the announcement of host venues for the Rugby League World Cup 2021; congratulates St Helens, Bolton, Liverpool, Preston, Trafford, Warrington, Leigh, Coventry, Doncaster, Kirklees, Hull, Leeds, Sheffield, York, Middlesborough, Newcastle, Allerdale and London on their successful bids for games in the men’s, women’s and wheelchair competitions; recognises that RLWC2021 organisers had to make some very hard decisions as part of a thorough bid process; further welcomes the decision to stage the men’s, women’s and wheelchair competitions concurrently for the first time; further recognises the significant investment made by government for legacy in communities across England through the RLWC2021 CreatedBy Capital Grants programme, as well as the EmpoweredBy and InspiredBy programmes; hopes that successful hosts will be able to engage and inspire their communities, with two years to go until the tournament; and looks forward to the greatest and most inclusive Rugby League World Cup of all time.