25 Nov 2021
RLWC2021 closes London Stock Exchange to celebrate new tournament schedule
RLWC2021 Ambassadors Oliver Thomason and Jodie Cunningham were joined by Rugby League legends, including Shaun Wane and Martin Offiah MBE, for the closing ceremony.
To celebrate the relaunch of RLWC2021 and the release of the revised tournament schedule ambassadors, commercial partners, former players and executives across the sport and business joined together at the London Stock Exchange to perform the famous market close ceremony.
RLWC2021 were invited and welcomed by the London Stock Exchange and HANetf to perform the market close ceremony. RLWC2021 Chief Executive Jon Dutton and RLWC2021 Chair Chris Brindley were joined in front of hundreds of guests by the tournamentâ€™s Inclusion Ambassador Oliver Thomason.
The event was attended by current and former Rugby League legends including Martin Offiah MBE, current England womenâ€™s star Jodie Cunningham and England Menâ€™s Head Coach Shaun Wane.
Jon Dutton, RLWC2021 Chief Executive Officer, said:
â€œWe were delighted to be joined by the three World Cup trophies, tournament ambassadors and former players at the London Stock Exchange at a special event to collectively celebrate the release of the tournament schedule for 2022.â€
â€œIt was a privilege to be part of the unique market close ceremony and for a brief moment place Rugby League at the beating heart of the UKâ€™s economy. I am very thankful to the London Stock Exchange, HANetf and those who made this event possible.â€