Rugby announcement expected

Officials are expected to confirm today that a new five and a half million pound stadium for Whitehaven Rugby League Club WILL go ahead. An announcement's also due on which world cup teams will play there in 2013.

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World cup teams announced

The teams that Whitehaven rugby league club will host in the 2013 World Cup have been announced.

Copeland will host Scotland in their group matches against Tonga and Italy. The schedule and dates are still to be announced. This is the first time that a world cup has come to west Cumbria.

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New stadium expected to get the go ahead

Whitehaven RLFC Credit: ITV Border

Officials are expected to confirm today that a new five and a half million pound stadium for Whitehaven Rugby League Club WILL go ahead. There had been fears the scheme would stall over a row about access. An announcement's also due on which world cup teams will play there in 2013.