The BBC will show all 31 matches of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup in the UK live on their numerous platforms.
At least 16 matches will be on BBC 1 or BBC 2, with the rest of the matches live via the Red Button and online.
This underlines the BBC’s commitment to the sport over the next four years with the upcoming World Cup at the end of this year also live on their free-to-air platforms.
Director of BBC Sport, Barbara Slater said: “This is the biggest international event in the Rugby League calendar and we’re delighted to have secured the rights to it, building on our extensive portfolio of the sport and this year’s World Cup down under.
“Securing comprehensive rights for Rugby League World Cup 2021 in England means we will once again bring audiences to the heart of the action via first-class coverage on the International stage, and unprecedented coverage of the event will be available on the BBC.”