Jeff Dickinson-Fox reviews the campaign which saw Melbourne Storm crowned premiers in 2017.
4 days ago
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
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