1957 Rugby League World Cup


1957 Rugby League World Cup

The second Rugby League World Cup was held in Australia in 1957. As before a group stage was held first, with matches being held at locations in Sydney and Brisbane. Australia were dominant, winning all matches and were declared the champions by virtue of finishing top of the group – there was no World Cup Final.

Results

rugbybox
date = 1957-06-15
home = rl-rt|France
score = 5–23
away = rl|Great Britain
stadium = Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
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date = 1957-06-15
home = rl-rt|Australia
score = 25–5
away = rl|New Zealand
stadium = Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
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date = 1957-06-17
home = rl-rt|Australia
score = 31–6
away = rl|Great Britain
stadium = Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
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date = 1957-06-17
home = rl-rt|France
score = 14–10
away = rl|New Zealand
stadium = Brisbane Cricket Ground, Brisbane
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date = 1957-06-22
home = rl-rt|Australia
score = 26–9
away = rl|France
stadium = Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
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date = 1957-06-25
home = rl-rt|Great Britain
score = 21–29
away = rl|New Zealand
stadium = Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney

Final standings

External links

* [http://www.rlhalloffame.org.uk/wc1957.htm 1957 World Cup at rlhalloffame.org.uk]
* [http://origin-www.rlwc2008.twiihosting.net/about/pastwinners.aspx?article=1957 1957 World Cup at rlwc2008.com]
* [http://rugbyleagueproject.com/competitions/World_Cup_1957.html 1957 World Cup at rugbyleagueproject.com]


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