AUSTRALIA have well and truly justified their World Cup favouritism with an opening 30-6 win over New Zealand in front of a very healthy crowd at the Sydney Football Stadium tonight.
IRISH Wolfhounds name a 19-man squad for their opening World Cup match on Monday against Tonga.
FRANCE has opened their World Cup campaign with a hard fought 36-18 victory over Scotland in Canberra.
THE Australia Indigenous Dreamtime side have defeated the New Zealand Maori in a highly entertaining contest...
ENGLAND have claimed the first win of the 2008 Rugby League World Cup, defeating a spirited Papua New Guinea 32-22 in Townsville.
CAPTAIN Nathan Cayless, Lance Hohaia and Manu Vatuvei are back in the line-up for the official opening match of the 2008 Rugby League World Cup against Australia at the Sydney Football Stadium on Sunday night.
ST George Illawarra Dragons Five-eighth Jamie Soward has been selected in the Aboriginal Dreamtime team...
BRISBANE Broncos backs Karmichael Hunt and Darius Boyd have been called into Australia's World Cup squad following today's withdrawal of Manly Sea Eagles fullback Brett Stewart.
A groin injury has sidelined Matt Cooper, effectively ruling out the St George Illawarra Dragons centre from taking part in Australia's World Cup campaign.
WORLD Cup chatter from around the traps.