Anthony Milford was superb in attack and Sia Soliola dominant in defence as Samoa ran-in five first-half tries to be in a commanding position at half-time. It took just 80 seconds for the Samoans to open their account as they
Scotland and Italy shared 60 points in an end-to-end encounter at Derwent Park. After the Scots had come out of the half-time break with a two-point lead it went score for score with Danny Addy the first over in the
Scotland held a narrow two-point lead over Italy in Workington at half time of their Group C encounter. Both countries recorded wins in their first outings in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup but neither dominated this Derwent Park encounter.
The USA Tomahawks made it two wins from two thanks to a comprehensive second half showing in Wrexham. After leading 8-4 at the break – and after defending a sustained period of Welsh pressure early in the second half –
The USA Tomahawks held a narrow advantage at half time of their Group D clash with Wales in Wrexham. Stand-off Joe Paulo once again played a big part for the USA having a hand in each of their two first
Australia suffered a serious looking injury to in-form second-row Luke Lewis as they defeated Fiji in St Helens. Lewis slid into an advertising hoarding and was led to the dressing rooms in some discomfort with initial reports suggesting that he
Australia are on course for their second victory in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup as they go into the break against Fiji with a 14-point advantage. Wind and rain swept down the Langtree Park pitch right from the start
Ryan Hall was named man of the match as England completed their expected win over Ireland in front of a record 24,375 crowd in Huddersfield. That was the best attendance for any sporting event held at the John Smith’s Stadium.
England were always in command to lead the Irish by 30 points at the interval in front of a capacity crowd at the John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield. The host nation went ahead in the second minute after an uncomfortable
A magnificent kicking performance from scrum-half Shaun Johnson helped Group B leaders and defending champions New Zealand to a comprehensive victory. Johnson kicked eight goals from eight attempts and scooted in for two tries – both from breaks from inspirational