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2000 Wales v Australia, World Cup semi-final

Published in Rugby League World in 2008 2000 World Cup semi-final Wales 22 Australia 46 McAlpine Stadium, Huddersfield “Did we believe we could win? Probably not but we knew we could give them a fright and it was one of … Continue reading

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1992 Great Britain v Australia, The World Cup Final

Published in Rugby League World The 1992 World Cup Final Great Britain v Australia Wembley Stadium Att 73,361 “I haven’t seen the Pommies tackle like this ever!” – Australian TV pundit Paul Vautin “You relax for a split second and … Continue reading

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1972 World Cup

Published in Thirteen, 2005 The 1972 World Cup France Clive Sullivan’s greatest moment Two years after Great Britain had lost the 1970 World Cup Final, dubbed the Battle of Leeds, to Australia, they were back in rugby league’s showpiece occasion … Continue reading

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1970 Great Britain v Australia, The World Cup Final

Published in Thirteen, 2005 The 1970 World Cup Final Great Britain v Australia Leeds, November 8th 1970 “We beat them at Leeds in the group stages as well as beating France and New Zealand so we were confident but in … Continue reading

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1954 World Cup

Published in Thirteen, 2005 The 1954 World Cup France, Great Britain, Australia & New Zealand November 1954 The First-Ever World Cup   As Great Britain lined up to face Australia at Wigan in the 2004 Tri-Nations, they were looking to … Continue reading

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