Student World Cup weekend round-up

The Student World Cup kicked off in atrocious weather conditions at Griffith University in Brisbane on Saturday, with torrential rain for most of the morning impacting on the first round of matches.

While Mother Nature may have prevented a free-flowing rugby league spectacle, the weather did not deter the spirit of the eight competing teams, with all nations showing courage and skill throughout the tournaments soggy opening day.

Approximately 500 brave souls were on hand for the opening day