Rugby League World Cup 9s
The Rugby League World Cup 9s (currently known as the Downer Rugby League 9s World Cup for sponsorship purposes) is an international rugby league tournament played in the rugby league nines format of the sport. The competition will be held every four years.
|Current season or competition:|
2019 Rugby League World Cup 9s
|Number of teams||12 (Men)|
|Related competition||Rugby League World Cup|
The inaugural World Cup 9s took place on 18 and 19 October 2019 at the Bankwest Stadium in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The women's competition was won by the New Zealand Kiwi Ferns and the men's competition by the hosts, Australia.
|Final||Losing semi finalists||Teams||Final||Losing semi finalists||Teams|
|2019||Sydney||Australia||24–10||New Zealand||England||Samoa||12||New Zealand||17–15||Australia||England||Papua New Guinea||4|
- "Downer Rugby League World Cup 9s Sydney 2019 nations confirmed". NRL. 22 April 2019.
- "Western Sydney Stadium to host Rugby League's inaugural Nines World Cup in 2019". Sporting News. 30 November 2018.
- "World Cup Nines: Australia win men's title, while New Zealand claim women's crown". BBC Sport. 19 October 2019. Retrieved 19 October 2019.