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World Cup postponement adds to uncertainty over rugby league’s future | Aaron Bower

A sport dependent on communities has been hit harder than most by the pandemic and the delay of the showpiece tournament adds to the financial implications

Rugby league is no stranger to finding itself in a state of flux. If anything, few sports are defined by their issues and problems more, but this week, more than ever, uncertainty hangs over the game in Britain like never before.

The headline, of course, is that there will be no Rugby League World Cup this year, with the tournament pushed back to 2022 after the withdrawals of Australia and New Zealand ultimately left tournament organisers with no choice but to postpone.

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