Philadelphia Welcomes the Rugby League World Cup Qualifying Tournament
The American National Rugby League (AMNRL) will host the 2013 Rugby League World Cup Atlantic qualifier in Philadelphia this October. Three of the sport’s premier teams – Jamaica, South Africa and the United States – will compete in a week-long tournament with the winner earning the final spot in the 2013 World Cup tournament.
The World Cup Qualifier will take place at Campbell’s Field in Camden, NJ on October 15-23. The United States, currently ranked 15th in the world, will be looking to make history by earning its first ever birth in the Rugby League World Cup.
“We are excited to be able to host the Atlantic qualifier here in Philadelphia in front of some the most passionate sports fans in the country,” says David Niu, President & Founder of the AMNRL.
Tickets start at just $5 for children, $8 for students (with valid ID) and $10 for adults. Ticket packages for all three games will also be available. Additional information about the event can be found via the event’s Twitter feed @RugbyWCQ or at RugbyWCQ.com.