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Rugby League World Cup 2022: England Schedule - When do the Three Lions play?

The Rugby League World Cup is fast approaching, with the top 16 nations in the world heading to England for a shot at glory.

Host nation England will be looking to get their hands on the trophy for the first time in their history. Guided by Shaun Wane, could this finally be their year?

But when will the Three Lions be in action in the United Kingdom? Here is everything you need to know about England's Rugby League World Cup schedule.

Who will England play in the RLWC Group Stage?

England have been placed in Group A for this year's competition.

The Three Lions are the top-seeded nation in their group, which also contains France, Greece and Samoa.

The dates for their fixtures are as follows:

Saturday, October 15th
St James Park, Newcastle.
Saturday, October 22nd
University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton.
Saturday, October 29th
Bramall Lane, Sheffield.

Who will England play in the RLWC Knockout Stages?

England are expected to advance from Group A alongside Samoa, but there is very little to split the two nations when trying to decipher who will finish first and who will finish second.

Finishing top will secure England a quarter-final clash with the runner-up of Group D, which includes Tonga, Wales, Papua New Guinea and the Cook Islands. This match would be played at the DW Stadium, Wigan on Saturday, November 5th.

If they finish second, England would play the winner of Group D at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington on Sunday, November 6th.

It is likely that either Tonga or Samoa will await the Three Lions in the semi-finals should they advance from the quarter-finals.

The final is expected to feature either Australia or New Zealand and will take place on Saturday, November 19th at Old Trafford, Manchester.

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