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Rugby League World Cup - 2000

Oz won the WC in 2000

By Chris O'Brien
October 30 2009

Wales reached the semi-finals of the 2000 World Cup and gave eventual winners Australia a massive scare in the last four. Wins over the Cook Islands, Lebanon and Papa New Guinea saw the valiant Welsh through to the semi-finals.

Rugby League World Cup - 2000

Group 1:

England 2-22 Australia
Att: 33,758 - Twickenham

Fiji 38-12 Russia
Att: 2,187 - Craven Park, Barrow

Australia 66-8 Fiji
Att: 4,197 - Gateshead International Stadium, Gateshead

England 76-4 Russia
Att: 5,736 - Knowsley Road, St.Helens

England 66-10 Fiji
Att: 10,052 - Headingley, Leeds

Australia 110-4 Russia
Att: 3,044 - The Boulevard, Hull


Group 2:

New Zealand 64-0 Lebanon
Att: 2,496 - Kingsholm, Gloucester

Wales 38-6 Cook Islands
Att: 5,016 - The Racecourse, Wrexham

New Zealand 84-10 Cook Islands
Att: 3,982 - Madejski Stadium, Reading

Wales 24-22 Lebanon
Att: 1,497 - Stradey Park, Llanelli

Cook Islands 22-22 Lebanon
Att: 17,612 - Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

Wales 18-58 New Zealand
Att: 17,612 - Millennium Stadium, Cardiff

1.New Zealand3300220286
4.Cook Islands3012381441

Group 3:

Papa New Guinea 23-20 France
Att: 7,498 - Charlety Stadium, Paris

Tonga 66-18 South Africa
Att: 7,498 - Charlety Stadium, Paris

France 28-8 Tonga
Att:10,288 - Stade d'Albert Domec, Carcassonne

Papa New Guinea 16-0 South Africa
Att: 4,313 - Stadium de Toulouse, Toulouse

France 56-6 South Africa
7,969 - Stadium Municipal d'Albi, Albi

Papa New Guinea 30-22 Tonga
Att: 3,666 - Stadium Municipal d'Albi, Perpignan

1.Papa New Guinea330069426
4.South Africa3003241380

Group 4:

Ireland 30-16 Samoa
Att: 3,207 - Windsor Park, Belfast

Scotland 16-17 Aotearoa Maori
Att: 2,008 - Firhill, Glasgow

Ireland 18-6 Scotland
Att: 1,782 - Tolka Park, Dublin

Samoa 21-16 Aotearoa Maori
Att: 4,107 - Derwent Park, Workington

Ireland 30-16 Aotearoa Maori
Att: 3,164 - Tolka Park, Dublin

Scotland 12-20 Samoa
Att: 1,579 - Tynecastle, Edinburgh

3.Aotearoa Maori311249672


Australia 66-10 Samoa
Att: 5,404 - Vicarage Road, Watford

England 26-16 Ireland
Att: 15,405, Headingley, Leeds

New Zealand 54-6 France
Att: 5,158 - The Jungle, Castleford

Wales 22-8 Papa New Guinea
Att: 5,211 - N
aughton Park, Widnes


New Zealand 49-6 England
Att: 16,032 - Reebok Stadium, Bolton

Australia 46-22 Wales
Att: 8,114 - McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield


Australia 40-12 New Zealand

Att: 44,329 - Old Trafford, Manchester

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Great summary of what was a good tournament.

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