The Rugby League World Cup hopes to make a huge impact on local communities in the competition and abroad

The tournament, which begins Oct. 15, features games at Leigh Sports Village and DW Stadium.

Robinson and the former Wigan winger said the benefits from the event would be seen in the years to come.

He said: “It’s important for Wigan and Leigh. It’s important to have games for the World Cup, it’s very good for the towns and the spectators there to come and See the high -end ribbon at their door.

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“We’re really looking forward to entertaining the people because it’s going to be one of the biggest competitions ever.

“It’s about reaching out to the community, and giving them games. It seems like a voice now.

“Sure, it’s been back in a year, but in the long run, we all know we’ve missed the sport of life.

“It’s good that all the games are shown on the BBC, it works a lot, but it’s also about the information. If you get the chance to come down and watch it live, then it’s amazing.

“There’s always a good atmosphere in building games. I know from working with the Jamaican team, they’re looking to bring in carnival and culture, so it’s fun.

“Each team will bring a different kind of game, and I know we will see some stars being made.

“I am also happy to have this site for women’s competition and wheelchair.

“It’s their time to improve. We’ve seen the game come over the years, and more and more people have taken the game, but you have to be on the field to give them the World Cup. .

“Hopefully we can make some family names. I can’t tell you how many players don’t have this field. This is their time, and I’m sure they’ll shine.

“The league is a good leader in the area of ​​inclusivity. It shows up for each game.

“There’s a lot more going on where the money is being put into local organizations in the form of a legacy program.

“It’s not just about seeing the world football league, it’s about making an impact on the community as long as the competition is over.

“If you can try to empower people and give them some help along the way, then it can make a big difference.

“It’s amazing to be able to play amateur league for you, it’s been given to us so many times over the years.”

Wigan council leader David Molyneux agreed it was important for the region to host some games.

“I think we’ve all seen the blood of people at Wigan and Leigh,” he said.

“To have the best tournaments at Leigh Sports Village and the final quarter at DW, it really deserves our side.

“I know the regional community is going to go after the World Cup, because it’s important for us to get back on the world stage.

“It’s been great, and I see the impact that some of our local community groups have had in terms of inheritance funding and helping them bring out the benefits to some of the communities in the country. lack of township.

“Squatting is important in any sport and that is the issue in the league.

“I think we can see the impact that amateur games have on the professional, in terms of good players and the interests of young people.

“The introduction of this competition is different, and I think it’s a very good thing. There’s no defense right now for a youngster to say I can do it on the field. That’s important to what we do. give in the borough.

“Since we’ve been told for the first time we’re committed to hosting the games here, it’s worth the wait, and it’s going to be a lasting result.”

“It’s not amazing,” added Jon Dutton, general manager of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.

“On that side of the district, there are many things to look forward to. We have to use this opportunity, we know there are a lot of people who like the football league here.

“This is the biggest competition in the history of the sport, and it’s special. The hope is to cheer up the people who come down to the stadium. There are many different options, such as men’s, women’s and wheelchairs.

“We hope we can encourage some new girls to play the sport, and increase some people to play the wheelchair team, that is. There’s something for everyone.

“Our job is to produce a very good competition, but our social impact program is better than the rugby league. It’s about mental fitness, it’s about culture, it’s about everything else to give people a reason to get involved, even if they don’t like the sport.

“For the success of the competition we need to get to a new conference and that’s something we have to work hard on.

“We want people to come in and enjoy the league for the first time. Hopefully it can be a real celebration for both the person and the sport. “

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