1960 Rugby League World Cup


1960 Rugby League World Cup

The third Rugby League World Cup was held in Great Britain in 1960. The same format as used in 1957 was used, with a group stage leading to a final table. No World Cup Final was held, but by chance the final match of the series saw Great Britain take on Australia at Odsal Stadium, Bradford. As both teams were undefeated this match became a virtual World Cup Final. Great Britain ran out the winners in front of a crowd of 32,733.

Results

rugbybox
date = 1960-09-24
home = rl-rt|Great Britain
score = 23–8
away = rl|New Zealand
stadium = Odsal Stadium, Bradford
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date = 1960-09-24
home = rl-rt|Australia
score = 13–12
away = rl|France
stadium = Central Park, Wigan
----rugbybox
date = 1960-10-01
home = rl-rt|Australia
score = 21–15
away = rl|New Zealand
stadium = Headingley, Leeds
----rugbybox
date = 1960-10-01
home = rl-rt|Great Britain
score = 33–7
away = rl|France
stadium = Station Road, Swinton
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date = 1960-10-08
home = rl-rt|France
score = 0–9
away = rl|New Zealand
stadium = Central Park, Wigan
----rugbybox
date = 1960-10-08
home = rl-rt|Great Britain
score = 10–3
away = rl|Australia
stadium = Odsal Stadium, Bradford
attendance = 32,733

Final standings

ources

* [http://www.rlhalloffame.org.uk/wc1960.htm 1960 World Cup at rlhalloffame.org.uk]
* [http://origin-www.rlwc2008.twiihosting.net/about/pastwinners.aspx?article=1960 1960 World Cup at rlwc2008.com]
* [http://rugbyleagueproject.com/seasons/World_Cup_1960/summary.html 1960 World Cup at rugbyleagueproject.com]


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