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Rugby League World Cup stories, pictures, videos

Leigh Journal: PICTURES: Australia win Rugby League World Cup

2:10pm Saturday 7th December 2013

Look back at the most successful Rugby League World Cup so far. All stories and match reports remain online for you to see and there are links to hundreds of photos taken of matches and community events during the World Cup and in the build-up. Some video highlights are here for you too.

Nigel Wood calls on game to make most of successful World Cup

Leigh Journal: PICTURES: Australia win Rugby League World Cup

10:58am Monday 2nd December 2013

Rugby League World Cup 2013 Tournament Director Nigel Wood has called for the whole sport to make the most of the many opportunities presented by the stunningly successful tournament.

PICTURES: Australia win Rugby League World Cup

Leigh Journal: Australia lift the World Cup trophy. Pictures: MIKE BODEN

5:41pm Saturday 30th November 2013

AUSTRALIA dominated the Rugby League World Cup Final at Old Trafford, defeating New Zealand 34-2.

Astonishing Australia defeat New Zealand to lift World Cup trophy at Old Trafford

Leigh Journal: Australia lift the World Cup trophy. Pictures: MIKE BODEN

5:36pm Saturday 30th November 2013

AUSTRALIA emphatically recaptured the Rugby League World Cup trophy with a dominant 34-2 defeat of defending champions New Zealand in front of a record crowd at Old Trafford.

World Cup Final is sold out

Leigh Journal: TEAM NEWS: Fiji v Ireland

1:16pm Friday 29th November 2013

THE Rugby League World Cup Final at Old Trafford on Saturday has sold out.

PICTURES: Ben Westwood inches away from putting England in World Cup Final

Leigh Journal: Bennie Westwood was so close. Pictures by Mike Boden

11:42am Thursday 28th November 2013

AN ‘absolutely gutted’ Ben Westwood reflected on the moment he thought England were on the way to Old Trafford.

International crowd record set to tumble as organisers toast tournament

Leigh Journal: TEAM NEWS: Fiji v Ireland

1:01pm Thursday 28th November 2013

ON the eve of the Rugby League World Cup 2013 Final, which will break the record for the biggest ever crowd at an international Rugby League match, organisers are celebrating the success of the tournament, with numerous attendance records being broken from the group stages onwards.

IT'S MY VIEW: They made me believe

Leigh Journal: Celebrating the Sam Burgess converted try that put England 18-14 in front against holders New Zealand at Wembley. Picture by Mike Boden

11:33am Thursday 28th November 2013

IT still hurts. It shouldn’t, but it does and I’m mad at myself for being in this position.

Look who's training at Leigh Sports Village......only World Cup finalists New Zealand!

Leigh Journal: Shaun Johnson, left, and Sonny Bill Williams, warm-up for training at Leigh Sports Village. Pictures by Mike Boden

6:01pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

LEIGH Sports Village has provided a training facility for some high-profile teams in its short lifespan but none preparing for an occasion as big as Saturday's Rugby League World Cup Final at Manchester United's Old Trafford home.

PICTURES ADDED: Heartbreak at the death for England

Leigh Journal: Chris Hill on his parade around Wembley to thank the fans for their support. Pictures by Mike Boden

3:03pm Saturday 23rd November 2013

ENGLAND’S World Cup dream is over in the cruellest of circumstances as they lost to holders New Zealand with the final kick of today’s semi final at Wembley.

Danny Brough battles it out with Sonny Bill Williams and Greg Inglis for award

Leigh Journal: Sonny Bill Williams, man of the match

10:54am Friday 22nd November 2013

A Scot, a Kiwi and an Australian have been shortlisted for Rugby League’s most prestigious individual award, the 2013 International Player of the Year.



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