FRENCH Rugby League is on the way back to its once dominate force according to France Coach John Monie, despite his sides 42-6 loss to Fiji at WIN Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
A quick look at the team line-ups for this weekend's matches in the Rugby League World Cup Finals: Samoa v Tonga, Fiji v France, New Zealand v Papua New Guinea, and Australia v England.
IRISH prop Ryan Tandy laments lost chance but hopes the Wolfhounds can progress to the semi-final play-off.
FRANCE flyer Dimitri Pelo is getting set to make his World Cup debut on Saturday afternoon at WIN Stadium, after the Les Catalans winger was included in the starting side to take on Fiji.
A quick look at Monday night's opening Pool 3 match between Tonga and Ireland.
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.