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RLWC21: Quarter-finals lineup finalized as group stages concludes.

Tue, 1 Nov 2022 Source: Rachel Ankomah Media

Round 3 of the Rugby League World Cup 21 has come to an end.

After a series of historic moments, amazing experiences and record breaking feats, 8 countries have secured their place in the Quarter Finals.

New Zealand was the first nation to claim its spot. On October 28, the Kiwis faced up against Ireland. Despite Ireland's valiant efforts, the Kiwis prevailed 48 to 10.

England secured it's place next. England dominated Greece in their game. Greece put up a magnificent show, but England was too powerful for them. the score was 94 to 4.

Following England, was Fiji, who defeated Scotland 30–14 to advance to the quarterfinals.

Australia received double doses.In addition to securing their place in the Quarterfinals, they also established a new Rugby League World Cup record. The Kangaroos' 66–6 victory over Italy was their 15th consecutive World Cup victory between 2013 and 2022, the longest winning streak in the history of the competition.

After defeating Jamaica and the Cook Islands, Lebanon and Tonga claimed the next two spots. 74 to 12 in favor of Lebanon. Cook Islands were defeated by Tonga 92 to 10.

The last to reserve their places were Samoa and Papau New Guinea. Samoa defeated France 62–4 while PNG defeated Wales 36–0.

England, Australia, New Zealand and Tonga topped the Men's groups.


Friday 4 November

Australia v Lebanon


John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield

Saturday 5 November

England v PNG


DW Stadium, Wigan

Saturday 5 November

New Zealand v Fiji


MKM Stadium, Hull

Sunday 6 November

Tonga v Samoa


Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington

Source: Rachel Ankomah Media