Rugby League-Ticket sales on hold for Rugby League World Cup squib

Ticket sales for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in England have been delayed to September as organisers said they will make more than 20,000 available free to healthcare workers on the frontline of the fight against the coronavirus outbreak. With the sports calendar set to be jam packed next year as events are moved from 2020 due to the pandemic, organisers will give themselves until September to release the match schedule for the tournament, which had been due to be released next month. "Other sports, clubs, leagues and events have been acutely impacted by COVID-19 and our planning needs to be aligned and proportionate with the global crisis and respectful of more immediate needs," Jon Dutton, Chief Executive of RLWC2021, said in a media release on Thursday.
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