Rugby League World Cup semifinal: How to watch, live stream, Kick-off times, venues and TV details

by Keven S. Reinhart
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In the Rugby League World Cup semifinal 2022, England will face Samoa, and Australia will face New Zealand for the ultimate final. Australia will try to defend its Rugby League World Cup crown.

November 12 at the Emirates Stadium, England will play Samoa in a rematch of the tournament’s opening match. Meanwhile, on Friday, November 11, at Elland Road, defending champion Australia will face fellow southern hemisphere giants New Zealand in the first of two epic Rugby League World Cup semifinal clashes.

This month, Australia will try to defend their Rugby League World Cup crown but face stiff opposition. Group winners will share a bracket with defending champions Fiji, Scotland, and Italy.

Rugby League World Cup semifinal Match Details:

  • Australia vs New Zealand – Elland Road 11/11/22 19:30 – BBC Two 19:00
  • England vs Samoa – Emirates Stadium 12/11/22 14:30 – BBC One 13:45

How to watch the Rugby League World Cup Semifinal:

All the Rugby League World Cup semifinal games will be shown on Spark Sport, and Channel Three and Three Now will air live broadcasts of all New Zealand national team games. Here is the free way to watch the rugby league world cup semifinal.

The BBC will broadcast all of the RLWC games that take place in the United Kingdom.

Road to the Rugby League World Cup Semifinal

Shaun Wane’s England team continued their calm progress throughout the competition. It advanced to the semi-finals with a resounding victory over Papua New Guinea at the DW Stadium in front of the watching Princess of Wales. Samoa, led by Matt Parish, who recently defeated Tonga in front of a raucous crowd at Halliwell Jones Stadium, will be their next opponent.

Samoa is expected to present a far more challenging test than they did at St. James’s Park on October 15th. Therefore, this will be the second time the two teams have met in this competition. Now, on Saturday, November 19, at 2.30 p.m. at the Emirates Stadium, the winner will advance to the final at Old Trafford. The coverage on BBC One begins at 13:45.

On the other hand, Friday, November 11, promises to be an exciting matchup at Elland Road.

A rematch between Mal Meninga’s defending champions and Michael Maguire’s New Zealand, who won the tournament in 2008, is set to take place.

Australia defeated Lebanon 48-4 in their quarterfinal match at the John Smiths Stadium. Josh Addo-Carr scored five tries to bring his tournament total to eleven. After being defeated by Fiji at the same stage of the competition in 2017, New Zealand got their own back with a spectacular comeback victory in perhaps the tournament’s best game to this point.

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“It has been a wonderful weekend of rugby league,” said Jon Dutton, CEO of the Rugby League World Cup 2021. “We had nine games across the men’s, women’s, and wheelchair tournaments, and The Princess of Wales paid a visit to Wigan.” It was a magnificent occasion enjoyed by all concerned and lifted the sport to new heights.

To reach the Rugby League World Cup semifinal of the men’s competition is a huge accomplishment, following years of hard work and the surmounting of enormous obstacles. It’s going to be a great pair of games, with four great teams competing for a spot at Old Trafford’s final. Tickets for both games have sold well so we can anticipate electric atmospheres at both Elland Road and the Emirates. Get your tickets now to see history being created, whether you’re a lifelong rugby league fan or have never even heard of the sport before.

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