Rugby League World Cup Betting

The Rugby League World Cup is held once every four years nowadays and it has become an increasingly popular betting event. The rugby league code has attract plenty of interest from punters in recent years and bookmakers will provide all of their usual markets, including outright tournament winner, match betting and first try scorer, throughout the competition.

The tournament has undergone many changes over the years, with past events held over several years in a league format, while how often the event takes place has also been tinkered with. It is now held every four years, with a straight knockout phase following on from an initial group phase.

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Rugby League World Cup 2017 Standings

Final:

  • Saturday 2nd December - Australia 6-0 England

Semi-Finals:

  • Friday 24th November - Australia 54 - 6 Fiji
  • Saturday 25th November - England 20 - 18 Tonga

Quarter Finals:

  • Friday 17th November - Australia 46-0 Samoa
  • Saturday 18th November - Tonga 24-22 Lebanon
  • Saturday 18th November - New Zealand 2-4 Fiji
  • Sunday 19th November - England 36-6 Papua New Guinea

Group Standings:

Group A

  Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points
1 Australia (Q) 3 3 0 0 104 10 6
2 England (Q) 3 2 0 1 69 34 4
3 Lebanon (Q) 3 1 0 2 39 81 2
4 France 3 0 0 3 30 117 0

Group A Results:

  • 27th October - Australia 18-4 England
  • 29th October - France 18-29 Lebanon
  • 3rd November - Australia 52-6 France
  • 4th November - England 29-10 Lebanon
  • 11th November - Australia 34 - 0 Lebanon
  • 12th November - England 36 - 6 France

Group B

  Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points
1 Tonga (Q) 3 3 0 0 110 44 6
2 New Zealand (Q) 3 2 0 1 134 42 4
3 Samoa (Q) 3 0 1 2 40 84 1
4 Scotland 3 0 1 2 24 138 1

Group B Results:

  • 28th October - New Zealand 38-8 Samoa
  • 29th October - Scotland 4-50 Tonga
  • 4th November - New Zealand 74-6 Scotland
  • 4th November - Samoa 18-32 Tonga
  • 11th November - Samoa 14 - 14 Scotland
  • 11th November - New Zealand 22 - 28 Tonga

Group C

  Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points
1 Papua New Guinea (Q) 3 3 0 0 128 12 6
2 Ireland 3 2 0 1 76 32 4
3 Wales 3 0 0 3 18 156 0

Group D

  Team Played Won Drawn Lost For Against Points
1 Fiji (Q) 3 3 0 0 168 28 6
2 Italy 3 1 0 2 68 74 2
3 USA 3 0 0 3 12 168 0

Group C/D Results:

  • 28th October - Papua New Guinea 50-6 Wales
  • 28th October - Fiji 58-12 USA
  • 29th October - Ireland 36-12 Italy
  • 5th November - Papua New Guinea 14-6 Ireland
  • 5th November - Italy 46-0 USA
  • 5th November - Fiji 72-6 Wales
  • 10th November - Fiji 38 - 10 Italy
  • 12th November - Wales 6 - 34 Ireland
  • 12th November - Papua New Guinea 64 -0 USA

Past Rugby League World Cup Winners

Year Winner Runner-Up
1954 Great Britain France
1957 Australia Great Britain
1960 Great Britain Australia
1968 Australia France
1970 Australia Great Britain
1972 Great Britain Australia
1975 Australia England
1977 Australia Great Britain
1985-88 Australia New Zealand
1989-92 Australia Great Britain
1995 Australia England
2000 Australia New Zealand
2008 New Zealand Australia
2013 Australia New Zealand
2017 Australia England

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