AUSTRALIA have claimed a comfortable 46-6 win over an inspiring Papua New Guinea side in Townsville tonight. Australia led 22-0 at half time.
VERY similar to their Pacific Island counterparts Tonga, Toa Samoa today came out completely fired up and defeated a flat looking French side by 42-10.
NEW Zealand have turned around a sloppy start to overpower England 36-24 in front of 15,000 fans at EnergyAustralia Stadium in Newcastle tonight in a preview of next weekends likely semi-final between the same two teams.
THE Tongans most certainly saved their best for last in this World Cup tournament as they absolutely demolished a very tired and hot Scottish side this evening in a very humid Rockhampton, winning by an impressive 48-0.
A horrific injury toll has forced France to make wholesale changes to their team, ahead of their final World Cup match against Samoa at CUA Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
A quick look at the team line-ups for this weekend's four Rugby League World Cup games - Scotland v Tonga, England v New Zealand, France v Samoa, and Papua New Guinea v Australia
THE latest from the Blarney Army ahead of Ireland's match against Fiji on Monday at the Gold Coast, including mentions of seating details, Stuart Littler's old man popping out, and Oh Errol.
WIGAN Warriors aiming to break the 10,000 barrier as JJB Stadium season tickets continue to sell fast.
NEW Zealand rugby league great Stacey Jones will make a shock return to the New Zealand Warriors next season.
LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM'S Paul Zines looks at the 2008 NRL season, club-by-club.
SCOTLAND the Brave have picked up their first ever win in a World Cup match but it
IRELAND have emerged at the top of Pool C with a dominant 34-16 win over a lacklustre Samoan side at Parramatta Stadium tonight.
PROP Evarn Tuimavave will follow in the steps of two of his uncles when the Pirtek Kiwis clash with England in their final pool game at the Rugby League World Cup at EnergyAustralia Stadium on Saturday night.
A quick look at tonight's do or die World Cup games - Scotland versus Fiji and Ireland versus Samoa.
THE Ireland World Cup team all visit the tattoo parlour for some matching ink...