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RLWC Round One Recap

Round1RLWC-LEAD

Australia, Tonga, Papua New Guinea and Fiji lead their pools after the opening round of Rugby League World Cup 2017 matches.

The first weekend of RLWC2017 matches concluded on Sunday, with Ireland, Lebanon and Tonga joining the Kangaroos, New Zealand, Kumuls and Bati as Round 1 winners.

A huge few days of football with 11 Parramatta Eels players involved across the opening round!

The RLWC2017 action resumes on Friday, with Australia meeting France at Canberra Stadium ahead of a full weekend of Round 2 Pool Matches on Saturday and Sunday in Christchurch, Hamilton, Port Moresby, Sydney and Townsville.

Round 1 Results

Australia 18 def England 4
New Zealand 38 def Samoa 8
PNG 50 def Wales 6
Fiji 58 def USA 12
Lebanon 29 def France 18
Tonga 50 def Scotland 4
Ireland 36 def Italy 12

RLWC 2017 Pools

Pool A  Won     Lost  Draw   For Against  Diff Points
Australia 1 0 0 18 4 14 2
Lebanon 1 0 0 29 18 11 2
France 0 1 0 18 29 -11 0
England 0 1 0 4 18 -14 0
               
Pool B  Won     Lost  Draw   For Against  Diff Points
Tonga 1 0 0 50 4 46 2
NZ 1 0 0 38 8 30 2
Samoa 0 1 0 8 38 -30 0
Scotland 0 1 0 4 50 -46 0
               
Pool C  Won     Lost  Draw   For Against  Diff Points
PNG   1 0 0 50 6 44 2
Ireland 1 0 0 36 12 24 2
Wales 0 1 0 6 50 -44 0
               
Pool D  Won     Lost  Draw   For Against  Diff Points
Fiji 1 0 0 58 12 46 2
Italy 0 1 0 12 36 -24 0
USA 0 1 0 12 58 -46 0