FIJI have opened their world cup campaign with a 32-12 victory over the Irish Wolfhounds in Spotland tonight.
REIGNING world champions New Zealand have survived a spirited second half from Samoa to run out 42-24 victors in front of 14,965 fans at Halliwell Jones Stadium.
FRANCE have opened their World Cup account with a gutsy 9-8 victory over the Papua New Guinea Kumuls in front of 7,481 people in Craven Park.
A seesawing contest has seen Italy come home strongly to defeat Wales 32-16 in the second match of the 2013 World Cup opening night Double Header at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
THE Australian Kangaroos have claimed the first victory in the 2013 World Cup as they defeated England 28-20 at the Millennium Stadium.
THE first teams have been announced ahead of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup, see how the 14 Nations will take the field in Week 1
AUSTRALIAN Kangaroos Head Coach, Tim Sheens has named his side which will take on England in the first match ofthe 2013 Rugby League World Cup
Scotland coach Steve McCormack will hand debuts to six players tomorrow when the Bravehearts take on Papua New Guinea in a pre-World Cup friendly
The National Rugby League has appointed Tony Archer as its interim NRL Referees Elite Performance Manager pending a review of the refereeing structure.
The Parramatta Eels are excited to announce that Daniel Anderson will join the club as General Manager, Football Operations.