The return of the Lions and Kangaroos tours has been announced by the Rugby League International Federation.
Wales and Ireland will play matches in Port Moresby, Townsville and Perth in the 2017 World Cup.
Veteran half-back Liam Finn will lead Ireland in their 2017 World Cup qualifiers against Russia and Spain.
Brothers Toby and George King have been named in Ireland's train-on squad for their 2017 World Cup qualifiers.
Wales were crowned European champions after comfortably beating Ireland 30-4 in the title decider in Bray.
Scott Grix's converted try eight minutes from time gave Ireland a 24-22 victory over Scotland at Galashiels on Friday.
Team news for Friday's European Championship game between Scotland and Ireland at Netherdale in Galashiels.
Ireland rounded off the European Championship with a 46-14 win over wooden spoonists Wales, handing Scotland the title.
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