2017 World Cup Qualification

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The Qualification competition for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup sees the best teams in Europe, Americas, Africa and the Middle East vie for one of the 14 places in Australia and New Zealand

The road to the World Cup begins with a playoff between Latvia and Spain in Riga in May 2015 and will qualifying tournaments in the following Zones:

Americas – One place available
Europe – Three places available

Middle East & Africa – One place available

With teams from the 2013 World Cup in Ireland, Italy, the USA and Wales for places alongside ambitious teams like Serbia, Russia, Canada and Jamaica, it will be a great achievement for those teams who do qualify.

Fixtures/Results
  • ITA Italy flag 76 0 Russia flag RUS R
  • ITA Italy flag 14 20 Wales flag WAL R
  • IRE Ireland flag 70 16 Russia flag RUS R
  • SRB Serbia flag 14 62 Italy flag ITA R
  • SPA Spain flag 6 46 Ireland flag IRE R
  • WAL Wales flag 50 0 Serbia flag SRB R
  • RUS Russia flag 40 6 Spain flag SPA R
  • USA United States flag 34 24 Canada flag CAN R
  • CAN Canada flag 18 18 Jamaica flag JAM R
  • USA United States flag 20 14 Jamaica flag JAM R
  • LEB Lebanon flag 50 12 South Africa flag SAfrica R
  • SAfrica South Africa flag 12 40 Lebanon flag LEB R
Americas Region
P
W
L
D
PF
PA
DIFF
BNS
PTS
1
United States
2
2
0
0
54
38
16
0
4
2
Jamaica
2
0
1
1
32
38
-6
0
1
3
Canada
2
0
1
1
42
52
-10
0
1
Europe Pool A
P
W
L
D
PF
PA
DIFF
BNS
PTS
1
Wales
2
2
0
0
70
14
56
0
4
2
Italy
2
1
1
0
76
34
42
0
2
3
Serbia
2
0
2
0
14
112
-98
0
0
Europe Pool B
P
W
L
D
PF
PA
DIFF
BNS
PTS
1
Ireland
2
2
0
0
116
22
94
0
0
2
Russia
2
1
1
0
56
76
-20
0
0
3
Spain
2
0
2
0
12
86
-74
0
0
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