RUGBY League World Cup 2013 has teamed up with your Saints to take over the Liverpool One centre this Saturday.
Join us for an action-packed day of Rugby League activities and the opportunity to cheerlead at this autumn’s tournament.
It all kicks off at 10am with fun inflatable activities and the Official Rugby League World Cup 2013 Mascot Grubber.
The famous Rugby League World Cup 2013 Trophy will also be present and visitors are invited to take a closer look at one of world sport’s most famous pieces of silverware.
Meanwhile, RLWC2013 Cheerleading Team co-ordinator Sarah Elston has been scouting across the UK for talented dancers who want be cheerleaders for this autumn’s tournament.
Boys as well as girls are being encouraged to audition, as long as they are confident dance performers, aged over 16, and turn up dressed to impress!
Members of Saints first team will also be in attendance, along with Boots and the trio will be providing information about the Club’s 2014 Season Ticket packages.
Langtree Park will host the RLWC2013 match between Australia and Fiji on November 2, and Saturday’s event will provide the perfect opportunity for fans new and old to join the countdown to this eagerly-anticipated contest between two of the Southern Hemisphere’s big guns.
Tickets for Rugby League World Cup 2013 are available, but selling quickly. To make sure you will BE THERE buy now at www.rlwc2013.com/tickets or call the 24-hour Ticket Hotline on 0844 847 2013.
Meanwhile, Rugby League fans will get a mouth-watering taste of international Rugby League ahead of Rugby League World Cup 2013 when England, Italy, England Knights and Samoa contest an exciting double-header at Salford City Stadium on Saturday October 19.
Seven days before they kick off the 14-nation Rugby League World Cup against Australia in Cardiff, England will complete their preparations with a warm-up fixture against Italy which kicks off at 4.30pm.
Before then, England Knights will face Samoa at the same venue at 2.00pm in a game which England coach Steve McNamara believes is an equally important part of the national team’s World Cup plans.
“They’re massive games for us, and for Italy and Samoa as well,” said McNamara. “We fly back in to the country from our warm-weather training camp in South Africa on the Wednesday and will be looking to put a few finishing touches to the work we’ve done when we hit the field at Salford on the Saturday.
“There is a strong likelihood that some of the World Cup squad will be involved in the Knights game as well: this is the first opportunity we will have had in a long time to play the NRL-based players and some of them may be in need of an extended run. Both matches are about getting us ready to be the best we can be for kick-off against Australia.”
The England v Italy match will be the first time the two nations have met at senior international level and the fixture is equally important for Italy, who faces Wales in the opening double-header of RLWC2013 at Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium on Saturday October 26.
Samoa open their RLWC2013 campaign with a match against holders New Zealand on Sunday October 27 at The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington, and England coach Steve McNamara feels the Knights players will benefit from providing the South Sea Islanders with warm-up opposition.
“It’s a great opportunity to provide exposure to world class opposition to some of our younger players, as well as established England players,” said McNamara. “The match also allows us to cover for many eventualities, including the possibility of giving some players the chance to play themselves into World Cup selection.”
McNamara will announce his 24-man RLWC2013 squad on Tuesday October 1 and under tournament rules is allowed to make changes due to injuries or other factors after the internationals against Italy and Samoa.