AUSTRALIA salvaged some pride after their 2008 World Cup final loss with a 38-10 win over World Champions New Zealand in Brisbane tonight.
10 of the 13 starting players in the Kangaroos line-up and all 7 men in the backline are Queenslander's after ARL chairman Colin Love announced the side to take on New Zealand next Friday.
THE Australian Rugby League have named Tim Sheens as the new head coach of the national side.
MAL Meninga unlikely to replace Ricky Stuart as coach of Kangaroos.
A heart to heart - and Mal's big choice.
RICKY Stuart has today informed the Australian Rugby League that he would not make himself available to coach the Kangaroos in 2009.
LOSING World Cup coach Ricky Stuart has said sorry to the referee for verbally abusing him following Australia's defeat to New Zealand. But is it enough?
NEW Zealand have taken the 2008 Rugby League World Cup with an amazing 34-20 victory over defending champions Australia at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.
A preview of the 2008 Rugby League World Cup Final to be played between Australia and New Zealand on Saturday night at Suncorp Stadium.
BILLY Slater was last night named the inaugural international rugby league player of the year.