The NSW Blues have been named for the first game of the 2017 #Origin series.
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Samoa: (28) 38 Tries: Vaefaga, Ropati, N. Vagana, F. Puletua, Bauer, Maiava Goals: Paulo (7)
Lebanon: (8) 16 Tries: Tackhi, El-Zbaideh, Chiha, Joseph
This means that in the qualifying matches held over the past month that Scotland, Ireland and now Samoa have gained places in next year's final ten, while Russia, USA, Wales and Lebanon have failed to qualify.
Rugby League World Cup Finalists 2008: Australia New Zealand England France Papua New Guinea Tonga Fiji Scotland Ireland Samoa
More reports and details on the qualifying games and World Cup campaigns to appear here in coming days and weeks.
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