Russia v Georgia match cancelled

The final European Preliminary Group World Cup Qualifying match between the top two teams Russia and Georgia - due to be played in Moscow on Thursday 22nd June - has been cancelled due to the Georgian team experiencing visa and travel issues.

The details of these circumstances will now be fully investigated by the Rugby League European Federation before further details or comment can be released.

Speaking on behalf of the RLEF, European Development Officer Kevin Rudd said: "We are disappointed this fixture will not now go ahead as planned. A full review of the circumstances leading up to the cancellation will now go ahead.?