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MOST supporters of the game will agree that the World Cup as a whole was a successful show piece for rugby league on the international stage. Profits were made, many games were well contested, crowd numbers were above expectations, and there was a genuine interest in the event.
FIJI have produced a dominant display to seal a semi-final date with Australia after defeating Samoa 22 points to 4 in front of 12,766 fans at the Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington.
TONGA have signed off with a gritty 16-0 defensive victory over Italy in front of 10,266 fans at The Shay.
COOK Islands have withstood a late Welsh onslaught to register a maiden World Cup win 28-24 over Wales in front of 3,270 fans at The Gnoll.
TONGA have kept alive hopes of qualifying for the quarter finals after holding on to defeat the Cook Islands 22-16 in front of 10,554 fans at Leigh Sports Village.
SCOTLAND and Italy have combined to produce a scintillating 80 minutes of football with the 30 all draw a fitting result for all 7,280 fans in attendance at Derwent Park.
THE USA Tomahawks have produced a sixteen point second half to silence the 8,019 strong crowd in Wrexham to win 24-16 and progress to the quarter finals in the World Cup.
THE boys are back from 11am Saturday Morning (AEDT) to cover more of the Rugby League World Cup, as well as looking at all the other Rugby League news and sport going around.
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.