- Wembley to host Gillette Four Nations rugby league

October 07, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel News
British sports fans will have an opportunity to switch their attention from the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand to some action closer to home next month.

The second round of the Gillette Four Nations tournament is due to be held at Wembley on November 5th, bringing international rugby league back to the national stadium for the first time since 1997.

In an exciting pair of matches, England are set to take on Australia and series debutants Wales will face current world champions New Zealand.

With tickets ranging in price from £25 to £60, fans will get to enjoy a day of rugby league featuring some of the world's top teams.

The match between Wales and New Zealand is due to begin at 13:00 GMT, with England kicking off against Australia at 15:30.

Nigel Wood, chief executive of the Rugby Football League, said: "Wembley Stadium is known around the world for staging some of the biggest and most important events in sport.

"We are delighted to be taking international rugby league back to one of the world's most iconic stadiums."

The Four Nations tournament was formed in 2009 and has been won by Australia and New Zealand so far.

Rugby fans who need places to stay in London will find a diverse selection at, which recommends the 41 Hotel for those seeking boutique accommodation in the heart of the city.

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