Rugby League World Cup

The Rugby League World Cup gets underway in the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff today.

First Minister hopes for Wales victory this afternoon

First Minister Carwyn Jones has taken to twitter saying he's hoping to see Wales take victory against Italy as they embark on their Rugby League World Cup 2013 campaign.

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Looking forward to the big kick off at the Millennium Stadium later and here's hoping Wales start us off with a win! #RLWC2013

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Rugby League World Cup opening ceremony

Wales take on Italy and Australia will play England in the Millennium Stadium.

The Rugby League World Cup gets underway in the Millennium Stadium today with the opening ceremony and then two games.

The opening games will see Wales take on Italy and Australia play England.

Wales Coach Iestyn Harris says he hopes hosting the competition will help raise the profile of the sport in the country.

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