Rugby League World Cup: press conference

A press conference to launch the 2008 Rugby League World Cup is being staged in Leeds next Tuesday, November 6.

All media representatives are invited to attend the photo and interview opportunity.

The 2008 Rugby League World Cup, featuring the world’s 10 top teams, will be the 13th edition of the event and will conclude the Centenary of Rugby League celebrations in Australia.

Players attending the press conference will include Mark Gasnier, Australia; Jamie Peacock, England; Roy Asotasi, New Zealand; Jerome Guisset, France; and Nigel Vagana, Samoa.

Rugby League International Federation Chairman and World Cup Tournament Director Mr Colin Love AM, and RLIF Deputy Chairman, Mr Richard Lewis, will participate in the media event.

For more information:

Andrew Whitelam +44 (0)1132375049; 07770 993366

Craig Spence +44 (0)1132375581; 07921 899 106

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