The Rugby League World Cup will be the fifteenth staging of the Rugby League World Cup. It will be held in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Number of teams : 14. ON SALE Saturday28 OctPM NZDT, Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland NZL; V; SAM. GET TICKETS. Saturday28 OctPM AEST, Townsville Stadium. Festival of World CupsStudents & Defence Forces are in town!More Info. Women's World Cup Can the Aussies go back to back?ON SALE NOW. Fixtures · Teams · Latest news · Rugby League World Cup. At the Rugby League International Federation executive meeting, the New Zealand Rugby League made an early submission to co-host the tournament with Australia. Quicklinks Supporters Club Pool Draw Cities Qualifying. Location All locations Brisbane Cairns Canberra Christchurch Darwin Hamilton Melbourne Perth Port Moresby Sydney Townsville Wellington Auckland. Sunday 29 Oct 4: Sydney Football StadiumSydney.