When: October 26 - December 2, 2017
Where: Australia, New Zealand / Papua New Guine
In 2017, Rugby sports betting action takes off with the eigth staging of the Rugby League World Cup. The third largest event in world sport will reach a thrilling climax in in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea, when rugby’s best sides do battle for the famous Webb Ellis Cup between October 26th and December 2nd.
Every four years, the Rugby World Cup sees the best teams in the world clash in a fight to be declared world champions and each time a different nation plays host to this fabulous event.
Melbourne Rectangular Stadium will host a blockbuster opening match of the RLWC2017, when the home nation – the Kangaroos – begin their campaign under lights against England on Friday, October 27.
The following day the Kiwis first pool match will be played at the home of Rugby League in New Zealand – Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium – when they take on Pacific rivals Samoa.
Port Moresby will host the PNG Kumuls' three pool matches against two European Qualifiers and the USA. The first match is scheduled for Saturday, October 28 and in a country where Rugby League is the national sport, the passionate fans of PNG are sure to embrace the sport's pinnacle event.
The World Cup Final will be decided at Brisbane Stadium on Saturday December 2, as the two finalists battle it out for the right to hold aloft the Paul Barrière trophy and claim the title of World Champions.
Bet on the exciting Rugby world cup action, when Twenty Rugby teams play 48 games across the country, that will provide a carnival atmosphere. All the Bookmakers listed here do an excellent job on Rugby betting and are offering a very good incentive to opening an account with a Rugby World Cup Free Bet offer, once you place a bet.
While the Rugby Union World Cup is a relatively recent addition to the Rugby Betting fixture list the tournament is supported to excessive levels, just as the World Cup football is adored by the football spectator. Once the Rugby World Cup kicks into gear the Rugby World Cup betting adds great interest to this event and especially handicap betting allows for a greater than normal interest especially in the early part of the competition when most of the games are very one sided.
Rugby union betting almost constantly throughout the year. This is because there are a large number of competitions being played around the globe. One of the most competitive rugby union tournaments of the year is the Bledisloe cup, a three-match contest between Australia and New Zealand. However it is not always the case, as this year is the Rugby World Cup.
It's not only match betting that our top sportsbooks offer, a whole host of Rugby World Cup outright betting opportunities available to you from top try scorer to top points scorer and from which teams will qualify from the pool stages to the stage of elimination for all competing nations.
There are plenty of Rugby League matches to bet on at Bookmaker, from the regular NRL season to the Grand Final, overseas leagues and internationals.
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Two things are worth consideration when considering your online betting options, firstly the home nation will probably do very well and in taking the odds on a handicap bet, consider strongly the team which is getting the points, remember the fancied team has to score these points and this is never that easy especially as the level of play of the smaller nations is always on the increase.
So, with Rugby World Cup 2017 soon to kick into gear, you may well want to consider making a wager or two on this hugely popular sport and if a Rugby League bet appeals to you, there are plenty of places to go.
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