2021 Rugby League World Cup squad lists

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As they come to hand, we'll publish squad lists for October's RLWC tournament in England!

Group A

  1. Sam Tomkins (Catalans Dragons) - Captain
  2. Tommy Makinson (St Helens)
  3. Kallum Watkins (Salford Red Devils)
  4. Herbie Farnworth (Brisbane Broncos)
  5. Ryan Hall (Hull KR)
  6. Jack Welsby (St Helens)
  7. George Williams (Warrington Wolves)
  8. Tom Burgess (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  9. Michael McIlorum (Catalans Dragons)
  10. Luke Thompson (Canterbury Bulldogs)
  11. Elliott Whitehead (Canberra Raiders)
  12. John Bateman (Wigan Warriors)
  13. Victor Radley (Sydney Roosters)
  14. Dom Young (Newcastle Knights) 
  15. Morgan Knowles (St Helens)
  16. Matty Lees (St Helens)
  17. Mike Cooper (Wigan Warriors)
  18. Chris Hill (Huddersfield Giants)
  19. Andy Ackers (Salford Red Devils)
  20. Mike McMeeken (Catalans Dragons)
  21. Marc Sneyd (Salford Red Devils)
  22. Joe Batchelor (St Helens)
  23. Mikolaj Oledzki (Leeds Rhinos)
  24. Kai Pearce-Paul (Wigan Warriors)

  1. Joseph Suaalii (Sydney Roosters)
  2. Taylan May (Penrith Panthers)
  3. Izack Tago (Penrith Panthers)
  4. Stephen Crichton (Penrith Panthers)
  5. Brian To'o (Penrith Panthers)
  6. Jarome Luai (Penrith Panthers)
  7. Anthony Milford (Newcastle Knights)
  8. Josh Papalii (Canberra Raiders)
  9. Danny Levi (Huddersfield Giants)
  10. Junior Paulo (Parramatta Eels)
  11. Royce Hunt (Cronulla Sharks)
  12. Jaydn Su'a (St George-Illawarra Dragons)
  13. Josh Aloiai (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  14. Tyrone May (Catalans Dragons)
  15. Ligi Sao (Hull FC)
  16. Spencer Leniu (Penrith Panthers)
  17. Martin Taupau (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  18. Hamiso Tabuai-Fidow (North Queensland Cowboys)
  19. Mathew Feagai (St George-Illawarra Dragons)
  20. Chanel Harris-Tavita (Warriors)
  21. Fa'amanu Brown (Wests Tigers)
  22. Kelma Tuilagi (Wests Tigers) 
  23. Oregon Kaufusi (Parramatta Eels)
  24. Braden Hamlin-Uele (Cronulla Sharks)
  25. Tim Lafai (Salford Red Devils)
  26. Ken Sio (Salford Red Devils)

Update: Luciano Leilua (North Queensland Cowboys) has been stood down as he is subjected to the NRL's No-Fault Stand Down policy. Ligi Sao (Hull FC) was named as his replacement on October 8.

Update: Ken Sio and Tim Lafai were added to the squad on 20/10. Their squad numbers are yet to be confirmed officially. 

  1. Morgan Escaré (Salford Red Devils)
  2. Arthur Romano (Dragons Catalans)
  3. Samisoni Langi (Dragons Catalans)
  4. Matthieu Laguerre (Dragons Catalans)
  5. Fouad Yaha (Dragons Catalans)
  6. Arthur Mourgue (Dragons Catalans)
  7. Tony Gigot (Toulouse Olympique XIII)
  8. Jordan Dezaria (Dragons Catalans)
  9. Alrix Da Costa (Dragons Catalans)
  10. Lambert Belmas (Toulouse Olympique XIII)
  11. Benjamin Jullien (Dragons Catalans)
  12. Paul Séguier (Dragons Catalans)
  13. Benjamin Garcia (C) (Dragons Catalans)
  14. Eloi Pelissier (Toulouse Olympique XIII)
  15. Justin Sangaré (Toulouse Olympique XIII)
  16. Gadwin Springer (Featherstone Rovers)
  17. Mickaël Goudemand (Dragons Catalans)
  18. Anthony Marion (Toulouse Olympique XIII)
  19. Corentin Le Cam (Dragons Catalans)
  20. Maxime Stefani (Toulouse Olympique XIII)
  21. Maxime Puech (Albi RL XIII)
  22. Paul Marcon (Toulouse Olympique XIII)
  23. César Rougé (Dragons Catalans)
  24. Louis Jouffret (Halifax Panthers)

  1. Chaise Robinson (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  2. Nick Mougios (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  3. Terry Constantinou (Sunbury Tigers)
  4. Sebastian Sell (Mittagong Lions)
  5. John Mitsias (Western Suburbs Magpies)
  6. Lachlan Ilias (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  7. Jordan Meads (C) (Sunshine Coast rugby)
  8. Rob Tuliatu (London Broncos)
  9. Peter Mamouzelos (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  10. Stefanos Bastas (Coventry Bears)
  11. Nick Flocas (Ipswich Jets)
  12. Jake Kambos (Western Suburbs Magpies)
  13. Billy Magoulias (Newtown Jets)
  14. Liam Sue-Tin
  15. Siteni Taumako (Cronulla Sharks)
  16. Mitchell Zampetides (Western Suburbs Magpies)
  17. Theodoros Nianiakas (Woolston Rovers)
  18. Aris Dardamanis (Aris Eagles)
  19. Nikoloas Bosmos (Rhodes Knights)
  20. Myles Gal (Sunshine Coast Falcons)
  21. Kosta Katsidonis (Rhodes Knights)
  22. Ioannis Rousoglou (Aris Eagles)
  23. Ioannis Nake (Attica Rhinos)
  24. Greg Koutsimporgiorgos (Aris Eagles)

Update: Billy Tsikrikas (Canterbury Bulldogs) has withdrawn and his place is taken by Siteni Taukamo. Adam Vrahnos (London Broncos) was withdrawn to cap the squad at 24 players.

Group B

  1. James Tedesco (C) (Sydney Roosters)
  2. Daly Cherry-Evans (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  3. Ben Hunt (St George-Illawarra Dragons)
  4. Valentine Holmes (North Queensland Cowboys)
  5. Jake Trbojevic (Manly Warringah Sea Eagles)
  6. Reagan Campbell-Gillard (Parramatta Eels)
  7. Cameron Munster (Melbourne Storm)
  8. Latrell Mitchell (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  9. Josh Addo-Carr (Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs)
  10. Jack Wighton (Canberra Raiders)
  11. Cameron Murray (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  12. Matt Burton (Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs)
  13. Pat Carrigan (Brisbane Broncos)
  14. Nathan Cleary (Penrith Panthers)
  15. Lindsay Collins (Sydney Roosters)
  16. Reuben Cotter (North Queensland Cowboys)
  17. Angus Crichton (Sydney Roosters)
  18. Tino Fa'asuamaleaui (Gold Coast Titans)
  19. Campbell Graham (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  20. Harry Grant (Melbourne Storm)
  21. Liam Martin (Penrith Panthers)
  22. Jeremiah Nanai (North Queensland Cowboys)
  23. Murray Tuilagi (North Queensland Cowboys)
  24. Isaah Yeo (Penrith Panthers)

Standby players

  • Dylan Edwards (Penrith Panthers)
  • Nicho Hynes (Cronulla Sharks)
  • Damien Cook (South Sydney Rabbitohs)

Players are listed in squad numbers

  1. Sunia Turuva (Penrith Panthers) 
  2. Maika Sivo (Parramatta Eels)
  3. Korbin Sims (Hull KR)
  4. Kevin Naiqama (Sydney Roosters)
  5. Mitieli Vulikijapani (Hull FC)
  6. Sitiveni Moceidreke (London Broncos)
  7. Brandon Wakeham (Canterbury Bulldogs)
  8. Joseph Vakacereivalu (Redcliffe Dolphins)
  9. Apisai Koroisau (Penrith Panthers) 
  10. Ben Nakubuwai (Leigh Centurions)
  11. Taniela Sadrugu (NQ Cowboys) 
  12. Viliame Kikau (Penrith Panthers)
  13. Tui Kamikamica (Melbourne Storm)
  14. Penioni Tagituimua (Canterbury Bulldogs)
  15. Kaylen Miller (Mounties)
  16. Lamar Manuel-Liolevave (Tweed Seagulls)
  17. King Vuniyayawa (Salford Reds)
  18. Netane Masima (Wests Magpies)
  19. Semi Valemei (Canberra Raiders)
  20. Henry Raiwalui (Wentworthville)
  21. Isaac Lumelume (Canterbury Bulldogs)
  22. Siua Wong (Sydney Roosters)
  23. Jowasa Drodrolagi (Carcassonne)
  24. Vuate Karawalevu (Sydney Roosters)

Update: Reagan Campbell-Gillard (Parramatta Eels) was omitted after being named for Australia on 3/10. Waqa Blake, Parramatta Eels, Joe Lovodua (Hull FC), Laitia Moceidreke (NQ Cowboys), Tariq Sims (St George Illawarra Dragons), Jason Qareqare (Castleford Tigers), Taane Milne (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Ratu Inoke Vasuturaga (Kinoya Eagles), Daniel Saifiti (Newcastle Knights), Jacob Saifiti (Newcastle Knights) were omitted on 4/10 after the squad was trimmed to 24 players.

Mikaele Ravalawa (St George Illawarra Dragons) has withdrawn due to a hamstring injury he was replaced by Mitieli Vulikijapani (Hull FC). Marcelo Montoya (NZ Warriors) has withdrawn due to injury. 

  1. Lewis Clarke (Edinburgh Eagles)
  2. Matty Russell (Toulouse)
  3. Ben Hellewell (Featherstone Rovers)
  4. Keiran Buchanan (Batley Bulldogs)
  5. Lachlan Walmsley (Halifax Panthers)
  6. Bailey Hayward* (Canterbury Bulldogs)
  7. Ryan Brierley (Salford Red Devils)
  8. Logan Bayliss-Brow* (Brisbane Broncos)
  9. Liam Hood (Wakefield)
  10. Sam Luckley (Salford Red Devils)
  11. Euan Aitken (New Zealand Warriors)
  12. Kane Linnett (Hull KR)
  13. James Bell (St Helens)
  14. Kyle Schneider* (Mackay Cutters)
  15. Luke Bain* (Parramatta Eels)
  16. Guy Graham* (Whitehaven RLFC)
  17. Charlie Emslie (Barrow Raiders)
  18. Jack Teanby (York City Knights)
  19. Calum Gahan* (London Broncos)
  20. Davey Dixon (Dewsbury Rams)
  21. Shane Toal (Barrow Raiders)
  22. Alex Walker (London Broncos)
  23. Bayley Liu* (Sheffield Eagles)
  24. Dale Ferguson (Dewsbury Rams)

* players indicate their first call-up for Scotland

  1. Luke Polselli (Sunshine Coast Falcons)
  2. Richard Lepori (Swinton Lions)
  3. Daniel Atkinson (Sunshine Coast Falcons)
  4. Ethan Natoli (Newtown Jets)
  5. Jake Maizen (Sunshine Coast Falcons)
  6. Jack Capagnolo (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  7. Radean Robinson (CQ Capras)
  8. Alec Susino (Penrith Panthers) 
  9. Dean Parata (London Broncos)
  10. Anton Iaria (Barrow Raiders)
  11. Ryan King (Whitehaven)
  12. Brendan Santi (Keighley Cougars)
  13. Nathan Brown (Parramatta Eels)
  14. Joseph Tramontana (Blacktown Workers Sea-Eagles)
  15. Luca Moretti (Parramatta Eels)
  16. Gieole Celerino (Racing Saint Gaudens)
  17. Rinaldo Palumbo (London Broncos)
  18. Kyle Pickering (Cronulla Sharks)
  19. Luke Hodge (Blacktown Workers Sea-Eagles)
  20. Jack Colovatti (Parramatta Eels)
  21. Nicholas Tilburg (Wentworthville)
  22. Simone Boscolo (RC Salon XIII)
  23. Ippolito Occhiallini (Lingano Sharks)
  24. Giordano Arena (Catania Bulls)

Update: Cooper Johns (Melbourne Storm) has withdrawn and has been replaced by Radean Robinson. Alex Rojatto (Lingano Sharks) was withdrawn from the squad to cull the Italian side down to the required 24 players.

Group C

  1. Joseph Manu (Sydney Roosters)
  2. Ronaldo Mulitalo (Cronulla Sharks)
  3. Marata Niukore (Parramatta Eels)
  4. Peta Hiku (North Queensland Cowboys)
  5. Jordan Rapana (Canberra Raiders)
  6. Dylan Brown (Parramatta Eels)
  7. Jahrome Hughes (Melbourne Storm)
  8. Jesse Bromwich (Melbourne Storm)
  9. Brandon Smith (Melbourne Storm)
  10. James Fisher-Harris (Penrith Panthers)
  11. Isaiah Papali'i (Parramatta Eels)
  12. Kenneath Bromwich (Melbourne Storm)
  13. Joseph Tapine (Canberra Raiders)
  14. Kieran Foran (Manly Sea Eagles)
  15. Moses Leota (Penrith Panthers)
  16. Nelson Asofa-Solomona (Melbourne Storm)
  17. Briton Nikora (Cronulla Sharks)
  18. Jared Waerea-Hargraves (Sydney Roosters)
  19. Dallin Watene-Zelezniak (Warriors)
  20. Isaac Liu (Gold Coast Titans)
  21. Charnze Nicoll-Klokstad (Canberra Raiders)
  22. Jeremy Marshall-King* (Canterbury Bulldogs)
  23. Scott Sorensen* (Penrith Panthers)
  24. Sebastian Kris* (Canberra Raiders)

* players indicate their first call-up for New Zealand

Update: The following players were omitted on October 3. Braden Hamlin-Uele, Corey Harawira-Naera, Shaun Johnson, Te Marie Martin, Ken Maumalo, Griffin Neame, Kodi Nikorima, Jordan Riki, Bailey Simonsson, Matthew Timoko

  1. Jacob Kiraz (Canterbury Bulldogs)
  2. Josh Mansour (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  3. Bilaal Maarbani (Blacktown Workers Sea Eagles)
  4. Brandon Morkos (Canberra Raiders)
  5. Abbas Miski (Wigan Warriors)
  6. Adam Doueihi (Wests Tigers)
  7. Mitchell Moses (Parramatta Eels)
  8. Kayne Kalache (Newtown Jets)
  9. Mikey Tannous (Wests Tigers)
  10. Hanna El-Nachar (Penrith Panthers)
  11. Elie El-Zakhem (Parramatta Eels)
  12. Charbel Tasipale (Newtown Jets)
  13. James Roumanos (Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles)
  14. Anthony Layoun (St Marys Saints)
  15. Andrew Kazzi (Western Suburbs Magpies)
  16. Reece Robinson (unattached)
  17. Jalal Bazzaz (Wests Illawarra)
  18. Khaled Rajab (Canterbury Bulldogs)
  19. Khalil Rahme (Mt Pritchard Mounties)
  20. Jaxson Rahme (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  21. Josh Maree (Wentworthville United)
  22. Tony Maroun (Ryde-Eastwood Hawks)
  23. Robin Hachahce (unattached)
  24. Not used
  25. Not used


  1. Ben Jones-Bishop (Sheffield Eagles)
  2. Mo Agoro (Keighley Cougars)
  3. Joe Brown (Workington Town)
  4. Jacob Ogden (York City Knights)
  5. Alex Young (Workington Town) 
  6. James Woodburn-Hall (Halifax Panthers)
  7. Kieran Rush (Huddersfield Giants)
  8. Khamisi McKain (Duhaney Park Red Sharks)
  9. Jy-Mel Coleman (Unattached)
  10. Michael Lawrence (Huddersfield Giants)
  11. AJ Wallace (Bradford Bulls)
  12. Joel Farrell (Sheffield Eagles)
  13. Ashton Golding (Huddersfield Giants)
  14. Marvin Thompson (Duhaney Park Red Sharks).
  15. Jordan Andrade (unnattached)
  16. Keenen Tomlinson (Dewsbury Rams)
  17. Aaron Jones-Bishop (Cornwall RLFC)
  18. Abevia McDonald (London Skolars)
  19. Bradley Ho (Keighley Cougars)
  20. Greg Johnson (Batley Bulldogs)
  21. Ross Peltier (Dewsbury Rams)
  22. Chevaughn Bailey (Duhaney Park Red Sharks)
  23. Renaldo Wade (Duhaney Park Red Sharks)
  24. Andrew Simpson (Duhaney Park Red Sharks)

  1. Richie Myler (Leeds)
  2. Keanan Brand (Leigh)
  3. Ed Chamberlain (Leigh)
  4. Toby King (Wigan)
  5. Innes Senior (Huddersfield)
  6. Luke Keary (Sydney Roosters)
  7. Joe Keyes (Halifax)
  8. Liam Byrne (Wigan)
  9. Josh Cook (Canterbury Bulldogs)
  10. Jaimin Jolliffe (Gold Coast Titans)
  11. James Bentley (Leeds)
  12. Frankie Halton (Hull KR)
  13. George King (Hull KR)
  14. James McDonnell (Wigan)
  15. Harry Rushton (Huddersfield)
  16. Brendan O'Hagan (York)
  17. Dan Norman (St Helens)
  18. Henry O'Kane (Wests Tigers)
  19. Robbie Mulhern (Warrington)
  20. Louis Senior (Hull KR)
  21. Ronan Michael (York)
  22. James Hasson (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  23. Michael Ward (Batley)
  24. Ben Mathiou (Featherstone)

Group D

  1. William Hopoate (St Helens Saints)
  2. Daniel Tupou (Sydney Roosters)
  3. Siosifa Talakai (Cronulla Sharks)
  4. Will Penisini (Parramatta Eels)
  5. Sione Katoa (Cronulla Sharks
  6. Talatau Amone (St George Illawarra Dragons)
  7. Tuimoala Lolohea (Huddersfield Giants)
  8. Addin Fonua-Blake (Warriors)
  9. Siliva Havili (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  10. Siosiua Taukeiaho (Sydney Roosters - vice capt)
  11. Felise Kaufusi (Melbourne Storm)
  12. Keaon Koloamatangi (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  13. Jason Taumalolo (North Queensland Cowboys - capt)
  14. Soni Luke (Penrith Panthers)
  15. Haumole Olakau'atu (Manly Sea Eagles)
  16. Tevita Tatola (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  17. Moeaki Fotuaika (Gold Coast Titans)
  18. David Fifita (Gold Coast Titans)
  19. Mosese Suli (St George Illawarra Dragons)
  20. Toluta'u Koula (Manly Sea Eagles)
  21. Ben Murdoch-Masila (Warriors)
  22. Tesi Niu (Brisbane Broncos)
  23. Konrad Hurrell (St Helens Saints)
  24. Isaiya Katoa (Penrith Panthers)

Update: selected in the wider squad, the following players did not make the final squad of 24 - Andrew Fifita (Cronulla Sharks), David Fusitu'a (Leeds Rhinos), Eliesa Katoa (Warriors), Oregon Kaufusi (Parramatta Eels), Joe Ofahengaue (Wests Tigers), Taniela Otukolo (Warriors), Agnatius Paasi (St Helens), Taniela Paseka (Manly Sea Eagles), Kotoni Staggs (Brisbane Broncos), Daniel Suluka-Fifita (South Sydney Rabbitohs), Starford To'a (Wests Tigers), Christian Tu'ipulotu (Manly Sea Eagles)

Update: Stefano Utoikamanu (Wests Tigers) and Tevita Pangai Jr (Canterbury Bulldogs) have withdrawn to focus on their respective sides pre-season campaigns.

  1. Alex Johnston (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  2. Edene Gebbie (Townsville Blackhawks)
  3. Nene Macdonald (Leigh Centurions)
  4. Justin Olam (Melbourne Storm)
  5. Xavier Coates (Melbourne Storm)
  6. Kyle Laybutt (Townsville Blackhawks)
  7. Lachlan Lam (Leigh Centurions)
  8. Wellington Albert (London Broncos)
  9. Edwin Ipape (Leigh Centurions)
  10. Sylvester Namo (PNG Hunters)
  11. Nixon Putt (Central Qld Capras)
  12. Rhyse Martin (Leeds Rhinos)
  13. Jacob Alick (Gold Coast Titans)
  14. Wesser Tenza (PNG Hunters)
  15. Daniel Russell (Brisbane Tigers)
  16. McKenzie Yei (Central Qld Capras)
  17. Emmanuel Waine (PNG Hunters)
  18. Keven Appo (PNG Hunters)
  19. Jimmy Ngutlik (Western Suburbs Magpies)
  20. Rodrick Tai (PNG Hunters)
  21. Sherwin Tanabi (PNG Hunters)
  22. Jeremiah Simbiken (Redcliffe Dolphins)
  23. Watson Boas (Doncaster RLFC)
  24. Zev John (Central Qld Capras)

Update: Xavier Coates and Edene Gebbie have been ruled out of the World Cup due to injury. The replacements for the duo are yet to be confirmed, but when they are. The squad document will be updated.

  1. Caleb Aekins (Leigh Centurions)
  2. Rhys Williams (Salford Red Devils)
  3. Rhys Evans (Bradford Bulls) 
  4. Will Evans (Whitehaven) 
  5. Dalton Grant (London Broncos) 
  6. Elliot Kear (Bradford Bulls) 
  7. Josh Ralph (Mounties) 
  8. Anthony Walker (Bradford Bulls) 
  9. Matty Fozard (Widnes Vikings) 
  10. Dan Fleming (Featherstone Rovers)
  11. Rhodri Lloyd (Swinton Lions) 
  12. Chester Butler (Bradford Bulls)
  13. Ben Evans (Bradford Bulls)
  14. Ollie Olds (Valley Diehards) 
  15. Curtis Davies (Whitehaven) 
  16. Joe Burke (West Wales Raiders)
  17. Bailey Antrobus (York City Knights) 
  18. Connor Davies (Workington Town) 
  19. Mike Butt (Swinton Lions) 
  20. Luis Roberts (Leigh Centurions) 
  21. Tom Hopkins (Barrow Raiders)
  22. Kyle Evans (Wakefield Trinity)
  23. James Olds (Valley Diehards) 
  24. Gavin Bennion (Rochdale Hornets)

Players are listed in squad-number order.

  1. Kayal Iro (Cronulla Sharks)
  2. Paul Ulberg (London Broncos)
  3. Anthony Gelling (Auckland)
  4. Esan Marsters (Gold Coast Titans)
  5. Steven Marsters (Thirroul Butchers)
  6. Brad Takairangi (Hull Kingston Rovers)
  7. Johnathon Ford (Featherstone Rovers)
  8. Makahesi Makatoa (Parramatta Eels)
  9. Aaron Teroi (CQ Capras)
  10. Tepai Moeroa (Melbourne Storm)
  11. Dominique Peyroux (Toulouse Olympique)
  12. Brendan Piakura (Brisbane Broncos)
  13. Zane Tetevano (Leeds Rhinos)
  14. Tevin Arona (Auckland)
  15. Tinirau Arona (Wakefield Trinity)
  16. Reubenn Rennie (Newtown Jets)
  17. Ruatapu Ngatikaura (Wests Tigers)
  18. Moses Noovao-McGreal (Norths Devils)
  19. Pride Pettersen-Robati (NZ Warriors)
  20. Davvy Moale (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  21. Vincent Rennie (Newtown Jets)
  22. Geoffrey Daniela (St Marys Saints)
  23. Reuben Porter (Tweed Heads Seagulls)
  24. Dylan Napa (Catalan Dragons)


  • Adam Tangata (Halifax Panthers)
  • Malachi Morgan (Southport)

Referee Squad

  • Grant Atkins - (NRL)
  • Kasey Badger (NRL)
  • Dean Bowmer (RFL)
  • Ben Casty (FFRXIII)
  • James Child (RFL)
  • Darian Furner (NRL)
  • Adam Gee (NRL)
  • Tom Grant (RFL)
  • Marcus Griffiths (RFL)
  • Robert Hicks (RFL)
  • Neil Horton (RFL)
  • Chris Kendall (RFL)
  • Ashley Klein (NRL)
  • Aaron Moore (RFL)
  • Liam Moore (RFL)
  • Paki Parkinson (NZRL)
  • Geoffrey Poumes (FFRXIII)
  • Wyatt Raymond (NRL)
  • Liam Rush (RFL)
  • Belinda Sharpe (NRL)
  • Michael Smaill (RFL)
  • Jack Smith (RFL)
  • Todd Smith (NRL)
  • Gerard Sutton (NRL)
  • Rochelle Tamarua (NZRL)
  • Ben Thaler (RFL)
  • Warren Turley (RFL)
  • James Vella (RFL)

Fixtures - Men's RLWC2021

All times are in Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

Pool Matches - Week 1

England v Samoa
Sun 16 Oct 12:30AM at St. James Park, Newcastle
Australia v Fiji
Sun 16 Oct 5:30AM at Headingley Stadium, Leeds

Scotland v Italy
Mon 17 Oct 12:30AM at Kingston Park, Newcastle
Jamaica v Ireland
Mon 17 Oct 3:00AM at Headingley Stadium, Leeds
New Zealand v Lebanon
Mon 17 Oct 5:30AM at Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

France v Greece
Tue 18 Oct 5:30AM at Eco-Power Stadium, Doncaster

Tonga v Papua New Guinea
Wed 19 Oct 5:30AM at Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens

Wales v Cook Islands
Thu 20 Oct 5:30AM at Leigh Sports Village Stadium, Leigh

Pool Matches - Week 2

Australia v Scotland
Sat 22 Oct 5:30AM at Ricoh Arena, Coventry

Fiji v Italy
Sun 23 Oct 12:30AM at Kingston Park, Newcastle
England v France
Sun 23 Oct 3:00AM at University of Bolton Stadium, Horwich
New Zealand v Jamaica
Sun 23 Oct 5:30AM at MKM Stadium, Hull

Lebanon v Ireland
Mon 24 Oct 12:30AM at Leigh Sports Village Stadium, Leigh
Samoa v Greece
Mon 24 Oct 3:00AM at Eco-Power Stadium, Doncaster

Tonga v Wales
Tue 25 Oct 5:30AM at Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens

Papua New Guinea v Cook Islands
Wed 26 Oct 5:30AM at Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

Pool Matches - Week 3

New Zealand v Ireland
Sat 29 Oct 5:30AM at Headingley Stadium, Leeds

England v Greece
Sun 30 Oct 12:30AM at Bramall Lane, Highfield
Fiji v Scotland
Sun 30 Oct 3:00AM at Kingston Park, Newcastle
Australia v Italy
Sun 30 Oct 5:30AM at Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens

Lebanon v Jamaica
Sun 30 Oct 11:00PM at Leigh Sports Village Stadium, Leigh
Tonga v Cook Islands
Mon 31 Oct 1:30AM at Riverside Stadium, Middlesborough
Samoa v France
Mon 31 Oct 4:00AM at Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

Papua New Guinea v Wales
Tue 1 Nov 6:30AM at Eco-Power Stadium, Doncaster

Quarter Finals

First quarter-final
Group B winner v Group C runner-up
Sat 5 Nov 6:30AM at John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield

Second quarter-final
Group A winner v Group D runner-up
Sun 6 Nov 1:30AM at DW Stadium, Wigan

Third quarter-final
Group C winner v Group B runner-up
Sun 6 Nov 6:30AM at MKM Stadium, Hull

Fourth quarter-final
Group D winner v Group A runner-up
Mon 7 Nov 1:30AM at Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington


First semi-final
First quarter-final winner v Third quarter-final winner
Sat 12 Nov 6:45AM at Elland Road, Leeds

Second semi-final
Second quarter-final winner v Fourth quarter-final winner
Sun 13 Nov 1:30AM at Emirates Stadium, London


First semi-final winner v Second semi-final winner
Sun 20 Nov 3:00AM at Old Trafford, Manchester

Women's RLWC 2021 squads

  1. Kezie Apps, co-captain (St George-Illawarra Dragons)
  2. Samantha Bremner, co-captain (Sydney Roosters)
  3. Ali Brigginshaw, co-captain (Brisbane Broncos)
  4. Simaima Taufa (Parramatta Eels)
  5. Isabelle Kelly (Sydney Roosters)
  6. Emma Tonegato* (St George-Illawarra Dragons)
  7. Tallisha Harden (Brisbane Broncos)
  8. Keeley Davis (St George-Illawarra Dragons)
  9. Holli Wheeler (St George-Illawarra Dragons)
  10. Lauren Brown* (Gold Coast Titans)
  11. Jaime Chapman* (Brisbane Broncos)
  12. Kennedy Cherrington* (Parramatta Eels)
  13. Shenae Ciesiolka* (Brisbane Broncos)
  14. Tarryn Aiken* (Brisbane Broncos)
  15. Shaylee Bent (St George-Illawarra Dragons)
  16. Yasmin Clydsdale* (Newcastle Knights)
  17. Taliah Fuimaono* (St George-Illawarra Dragons)
  18. Caitlan Johnston* (Newcastle Knights)
  19. Keilee Joseph* (Sydney Roosters)
  20. Olivia Kernick* (Sydney Roosters)
  21. Shannon Mato* (Gold Coast Titans)
  22. Evania Pelite* (Gold Coast Titans)
  23. Julia Robinson (Brisbane Broncos)
  24. Jessica Sergis (Sydney Roosters)

* denotes Jillaroos debutant.

Update: BotMillie Boyle and Tamika Upton (Newcastle Knights) were initially selected, but withdrew on Tue 4 Oct. They've since been replaced by Emma Tonegato and Shaylee Bent (St George-Illawarra Dragons)

  1. Adriana Felix
  2. Tati Fernandes
  3. Leticia Medeiros
  4. Danielle Soares
  5. Byanca Santa Rita
  6. Giovanna Moura
  7. Maria Graf
  8. Franciny Amaral
  9. Patricia Bodeman
  10. Paula Casemiro
  11. Patricia Oliveira
  12. Amanda Welter
  13. Barbara Leal
  14. Giovanna Barth
  15. Franciele Barros
  16. Brena Prioste
  17. Ana Loschi de Quadros
  18. Natalia Momberg
  19. Su Rodrigues 
  20. Pamella Nascimento Silva
  21. Ellen Trindade
  22. Edna Santini
  23. Natalia Jonck 

  1. Dani Frananda (Alberta)
  2. Britanny Jones (Alberta)
  3. Ferris Sandboe (Alberta)
  4. Petra Woods (Ontario)
  5. Karina Gauto (Alberta)
  6. Alanna Fittes (Alberta)
  7. Sab McDaid (Ontario)
  8. Kristy Sargent (Alberta)
  9. Natalie Tam (Ontario)
  10. Laura Mariu (Richmond, New Zealand)
  11. Gabrielle Hindley (B.C)
  12. Sarah Maguire (Alberta)
  13. Megan Pakulis (Ontario)
  14. Maddy Aberg (British Columbia)
  15. Nancy Bui (Ontario)
  16. Rachel Chaboter (B.C)
  17. Brittany Douglas (Ontario)
  18. Alix Evans (Alberta)
  19. Jade Menin (Alberta)
  20. Lauren Mueller (London, England)
  21. Natasha Naismith (Ontario)
  22. Ada Jane Okonjwo (B.C)
  23. Zoey Siciliano (Ontario)
  24. Liz Steele (Alberta)

  1. Kimiora Breayley-Nati (Gold Coast Titans)
  2. Erikana Dean (Oakley Bears)
  3. Mireka Dean (Toowoomba Clydesdale)
  4. Tetuanui Dean (Campbelltown Collegians)
  5. Kennedy Harrison-Vahua (Wynnum Manly Seagulls)
  6. Maleyna Hunapo (Truganina Rabbitohs)
  7. Chantay Kiria-Ratu (Tweed Seagulls)
  8. Lavinia Kitai (Brisbane Tigers)
  9. Beniamina Koitau (unaffiliated)
  10. Kerehitina Matua (unaffiliated)
  11. Moniqca Mo'ale (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  12. Terehia Matua (unaffiliated)
  13. Toka Natua (NZ Rugby 7's)
  14. April Ngatupuma (Gold Coast Titans)
  15. Daimzel Rongokea (unaffiliated)
  16. Anneka Stephens (unaffiliated)
  17. Kiana Takairangi (Newcastle Knights)
  18. Karol-Ann Tanevesi (Mounties)
  19. Tehinnah-Leal Tatuava (unaffiliated)
  20. Alekermay Tuaana (QLD rugby union)
  21. Charlize Tumu-Makara (NZ rugby union)
  22. Jazmon Tupou-Witchman (Wynnum Manly Seagulls)
  23. Elianna Walton (Mounties)
  24. Mackenzie Wiki (Manukau Counties)

  1. Tara-Jane Stanley (York City Knights)
  2. Caitlin Beevers (Leeds Rhinos)
  3. Fran Goldthorp (Leeds Rhinos)
  4. Amy Hardcastle (St Helens)
  5. Leah Burke (St Helens)
  6. Georgia Roche (Leeds Rhinos)
  7. Courtney Winfield-Hill (Leeds Rhinos)
  8. Grace Field (York City Knights)
  9. Tara Jones (St Helens)
  10. Dannielle Anderson (Leeds Rhinos)
  11. Hollie Dodd (York City Knights)
  12. Emily Rudge (St Helens)
  13. Jodie Cunningham (St Helens)
  14. Vicky Molyneux (Wigan Warriors)
  15. Vicky Whitfield (St Helens)
  16. Beth Stott (St Helens)
  17. Shona Hoyle (St Helens)
  18. Olivia Wood (York City Knights) 
  19. Paige Travis (St Helens) 
  20. Georgia Wilson (Wigan Warriors)
  21. Keara Bennett (Leeds Rhinos)
  22. Zoe Harris (St Helens)
  23. Carrie Roberts (St Helens) 
  24. Zoe Hornby (Leeds Rhinos)

  1. Elisa Akpa (Vice Captain) (Saint-Estève XIII Catalan Goddesses)
  2. Cristina Song-Puche (Saint-Estève XIII Catalan Goddesses)
  3. Mélanie Bianchini (Saint-Estève XIII Catalan Goddesses)
  4. Laureane Biville (Lescure Arthès XIII)
  5. Manon Samarra (Lescure Arthès XIII)
  6. Elisa Ciria (Lescure Arthès XIII)
  7. Alice Varela (Captain) (Toulouse Ovalie)
  8. Jeanne Bernard (Lescure Arthès XIII)
  9. Cyndia Mansard (Toulouse Ovalie)
  10. Gaëlle Alverhne (Lescure Arthès XIII)
  11. Tallis Kuresa (Bègles Bordeaux WRL)
  12. Perinne Monsarrat (Lescure Arthès XIII)
  13. Leïla Bessahli (Saint-Estève XIII Catalan Goddesses)
  14. Fanny Ramos (Saint-Estève XIII Catalan Goddesses)
  15. Chloé Guillerot (Lescure Arthès XIII)
  16. Elodie Pacull (Saint-Estève XIII Catalan Goddesses)
  17. Mailys Borak (Saint-Estève XIII Catalan Goddesses)
  18. Anaëlle Meunier (Bègles Bordeaux WRL)
  19. Zoe Pastre-Courtine (Saint-Estève XIII Catalan Goddesses)
  20. Anaïs Fourcroy (Saint-Estève XIII Catalan Goddesses)
  21. Dorin Samarra (Lescure Arthès XIII)
  22. Louisa Tooman (Lescure Arthès XIII)
  23. Margot Canal (Saint-Estève XIII Catalan Goddesses)
  24. Lise Michel (Ayguesvives XIII)

  1. Apii Nicholls (Gold Coast Titans)
  2. Katelyn Vaha'akolo (Point Chevalier Pirates)
  3. Autumn-Rain Stephens Daly (Newcastle Knights)
  4. Page McGregor (St George Illawarra Dragons)
  5. Madison Bartlett (Gold Coast Titans)
  6. Laishon Albert-Jones (Point Chevalier Pirates)
  7. Raecene McGregor (Sydney Roosters)
  8. Mya Hill-Moana (Sydney Roosters)
  9. Krystal Rota (Manurewa Marlins)
  10. Annetta-Claudia Nu'uausala (Brisbane Broncos)
  11. Roxy Murdoch-Masila (Gold Coast Titans)
  12. Amber-Paris Hall (Brisbane Broncos)
  13. Georgia Hale (Gold Coast Titans)
  14. Nita Maynard (Brisbane Broncos)
  15. Kararaina Wira-Kohu (Manurewa Marlins)
  16. Charlotte Scanlan (Point Chevalier Pirates)
  17. Christyl Stowers (Manurewa Marlins)
  18. Otesa Pule (Sydney Roosters)
  19. Hailee-Jay Ormond-Maunsell (Gold Coast Titans)
  20. Crystal Tamarua (Brisbane Broncos)
  21. Shanice Parker (Newcastle Knights)
  22. Karli Hansen (Tweed Head Seagulls)
  23. Brianna Clark (Brisbane Broncos)
  24. Mele Hufanga (Ponsonby Ponies)

  1. Tara Moxon (Leeds Rhinos)
  2. Anika Butler (Newcastle Knights)
  3. Belinda Gwasamun (PNG Highlands Confederate)
  4. Shellie Long (Easts Tigers)
  5. Shae-Yvonne De La Cruz (Souths Magpies)
  6. Sera Koroi (Souths Magpies)
  7. Lila Malabag (PNG Southern Confederate)
  8. Elsie Albert (St George Illawarra Dragons)
  9. Therese Aiton (South Sydney Rabbitohs)
  10. Gloria Kaupa (PNG Highlands Confederate)
  11. Emily Veivers (Easts Tigers)
  12. Essay Banu (Wynnum Seagulls)
  13. Jessikah Reeves (Souths Magpies)
  14. Ua Ravu (Riverina Bulls)
  15. Bethshiba Awoi (PNG Southern Confederate)
  16. Michelle John (PNG Southern Confederate)
  17. Martha Molowia (PNG Southern Confederate)
  18. Veronica Waula (PNG Southern Confederate)
  19. Talita Kunjil (PNG Highlands Confederate)
  20. Roswita Kapo (PNG Southern Confederate)
  21. Carol Humeu (PNG Southern Confederate)
  22. Shirley Joe (PNG Highlands Confederate)
  23. Lisa-Marie Alu (PNG Highlands Confederate)
  24. Joanne Lagona (PNG Southern Confederate)

Update: Elizabeth Kapa (PNG Southern Confederate) has withdrawn due to injury, her place is taken by Ua Ravu.

Fixtures - Women's RLWC2021

Round 1

England v Brazil (A)
Wed 2 Nov 1:30AM at Headingley Stadium, Leeds
Papua New Guinea v Canada (A)
Wed 2 Nov 4:00AM at Headingley Stadium, Leeds

New Zealand v France (B)
Thu 3 Nov 4:00AM at LNER Community Stadium, York
Australia v Cook Islands (B)
Thu 3 Nov 6:30AM at LNER Community Stadium, York

Round 2

England v Canada (A)
Sat 5 Nov 11:00PM at DW Stadium, Wigan
Papua New Guinea v Brazil (A)
Sun 6 Nov 4:00AM at MKM Stadium, Hull

New Zealand v Cook Islands (B)
Mon 7 Nov 4:00AM at LNER Community Stadium, York
Australia v France (B)
Mon 7 Nov 6:30AM at LNER Community Stadium, York

Round 3

Canada v Brazil (A)
Thu 10 Nov 4:00AM at Headingley Stadium, Leeds
England v Papua New Guinea (A)
Thu 10 Nov 6:30AM at Headingley Stadium, Leeds

France v Cook Islands (B)
Fri 11 Nov 4:00AM at LNER Community Stadium, York
Australia v New Zealand (B)
Fri 11 Nov 6:30AM at LNER Community Stadium, York


First semi-final
Group B winner v Group A runner-up
Tue 15 Nov 4:00AM at LNER Community Stadium, York

Second semi-final
Group A winner v Group B runner-up
Tue 15 Nov 6:30AM at LNER Community Stadium, York


First semi-final winner v Second semi-final winner
Sun 20 Nov 12:15AM at Old Trafford, Manchester