Rugby World Cup: Betting Offers

Rugby World Cup

It’s been ages since New Zealand won the last Rugby League World Cup in 2008 and so there's been plenty of time to think about who to back with the betting offers that bookies have.

With time in mind, place a bet on any Rugby League World Cup 2013 match and if the game goes into extra time and your bet hasn't been settled, top UK bookie Bet365 will keep your bet active and then settle it on the final result. Yes, if your bet would have lost at the end of normal time - Bet365 offer extra time to win rugby bets that you place!

Past Rugby League World Cup Winners

In the thirteen Rugby League World Cup's held to date, only three nations have won the competition: Australia nine times, Great Britain three times and New Zealand just once.

If you fancy your free bet offer chances on one of the winning three, why not place a bet using your mobile and increase your chances? SportingBet offer to refund the first bet you place on your mobile with a SportingBet free bet of equal value. Bet up to £20 on SportingBet’s mobile site and, win or lose, they’ll refund your stake within 48 hours!

This time there are 14 nations in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup giving you plenty of choice when it comes to bookie offers. Just pick who to bet on with bookies free bets!

The action takes place in England, France, Ireland and Wales, with newbies the United States and Italy participating for the first time in the Rugby League World Cup finals.

Rugby League World Cup Betting

If you’re wondering how to use a bookies offer; there are two groups of four and two groups of three. England is drawn with arch rivals Australia, Fiji and Ireland in Group A

Current World Cup holders New Zealand will face Papua New Guinea, Samoa and France in Group B. For Scotland it’s Tonga and Italy in Group C, with Wales up against the Cook Islands and the USA in Group D.

If you fancy a bet on the favourites Australia, currently Bet365 offers UK punters the best odds for Australia to win the 2013 Rugby League World Cup at 4/11.

You can watch sports as they take place live online these days. William Hill offer some of their markets as live streams meaning you can watch the action unfold live on your PC, tablet or phone. Simply bet at least £1 on any of the events that William Hill offer live streaming for and you’ll be able to watch the action unfold wherever you are!

If you want to be there though, Cardiff will host both the opening ceremony and the first games - England v Australia and Wales v Italy on 26 October 2013.

The Qualifying Finals will be held at Headingley Stadium Leeds, Halliwell Jones Stadium Warrington, Racecourse Ground Wrexham and DW Stadium Wigan.

Both Semi-Finals will be hosted at Wembley, with the 2013 Rugby League World Cup Final held at Manchester’s Old Trafford on 30 November.