World Cup Round 2 fixtures


Rugby League World Cup group stages Round 2 starts this evening! 

The Dragons will be in action on Saturday in the clash between England and France. 

Sam Tomkins and Micky McIlorum have been named in England's squad while Mike McMeeken have been rested by the headcoach Shaun Wane. France keep the same squad as against Greece and 13 Dragons players will represent Les Bleus. Kick-off at 6pm CEST at Bolton.

Tyrone May, who suffered a hip injury against England, is out for the rest of the World Cup and will miss Samoa's game against Greece on Sunday.

Dylan Napa won't play this round either. He is set to serve his second and final match suspension with Cook Islands against Papua New Guinea on Tuesday.

Siosiua Taukeiaho, the Dragons' future player, will face Wales on Monday.

Round 2 fixtures (CEST)

Friday 21 October

Group B
8.30pm | beIN SPORTS Max 6
Australia vs Scotland
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry

Saturday 22 October

Group B
3.30pm | beIN SPORTS 3
Fidji vs Italy
Kingston Park, Newcastle

Group A
6.00pm | beIN SPORTS 2
England vs France
University of Bolton Stadium, Bolton

Group C
8.30pm | beIN SPORTS Max 4
New-Zealand vs Jamaica
MKM Stadium, Hull

Sunday 23 October

Group C
3.30pm | beIN SPORTS 2
Lebanon vs Ireland
Leigh Sports Village, Leigh

Group A
6.00pm | beIN SPORTS 2
Samoa vs Greece
Eco-Power Stadium, Doncaster

Monday 24 October

Group D
8.30pm | beIN SPORTS 3
Tonga vs Wales
Totally Wicked Stadium, St Helens

Tuesday 25 October

Group D
8.30pm | beIN SPORTS Max 8
Papua New Guinea vs Cook Islands
Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington