COOK Islands have withstood a late Welsh onslaught to register a maiden World Cup win 28-24 over Wales in front of 3,270 fans at The Gnoll.
SCOTLAND and Italy have combined to produce a scintillating 80 minutes of football with the 30 all draw a fitting result for all 7,280 fans in attendance at Derwent Park.
THE USA Tomahawks have produced a sixteen point second half to silence the 8,019 strong crowd in Wrexham to win 24-16 and progress to the quarter finals in the World Cup.
FIJI have opened their world cup campaign with a 32-12 victory over the Irish Wolfhounds in Spotland tonight.
REIGNING world champions New Zealand have survived a spirited second half from Samoa to run out 42-24 victors in front of 14,965 fans at Halliwell Jones Stadium.