The teams for the Rugby League World Cup 2021 have been drawn.
Britain’s Prince Harry revealed the lads’s, ladies’s and wheelchair event teams at Buckingham Palace in London, alongside Dame Katherine Grainger DBE and Jason Robinson OBE.
It was the first public appearance for the Duke of Sussex after he and spouse Meghan introduced their determination to step again from their royal roles.
New Zealand’s mens’ workforce has been drawn in Group C within the event, and can face Lebanon, Jamaica and Eire.
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Hosts England have been drawn alongside Samoa, France and Greece in Group A.
Australia, Fiji, Scotland and Italy are in Group B, whereas Wales, Tonga, Papua New Guinea and the Prepare dinner Islands make up Group D.
Within the womens’ event, New Zealand is in Group B alongside Australia, France and the Prepare dinner Islands. England, Brazil, Papua New Guinea and Canada make up Group A.
England, Australia, Spain and Norway are Group A within the wheelchair World Cup. France, Wales, Scotland and the US are Group B.
Forward of this occasion, Prince Harry additionally launched a brand new initiative to champion the significance of psychological well being for many who play rugby.
The initiative goals to mix sport with psychological well being consciousness at a time when suicide is the main reason behind dying for males between the ages of 20 and 49 within the UK.
Prince Harry is patron of the Rugby Soccer League, however it’s not identified if he’ll proceed with the position after he steps again from public duties.
MEN’S WORLD CUP
Group A: England, Samoa, France, Greece
Group B: Australia, Fiji, Scotland, Italy
Group C: New Zealand, Lebanon, Jamaica, Eire
Group D: Wales, Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Prepare dinner Islands
WOMEN’S WORLD CUP
Group A: England, Brazil, Papua New Guinea, Canada
Group B: New Zealand, Australia, France, Prepare dinner Islands
WHEELCHAIR WORLD CUP
Group A: England, Australia, Spain, Norway
Group B: France, Wales, Scotland, USA