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Group 1 banner Friday, 24 November, 2000, 18:03 GMT
Leon Pryce No replacement for injured Pryce
England have decided to stick with their reduced squad and ignore the option of replacing the injured Leon Pryce.
Kris Radlinski Headingley here we come
Kris Radlinski, BBC Sport Online's man inside the England squad, says he can't wait for Saturday's quarter-final with the Irish.
Ryan Girdler Girdler's high kicks
Ryan Girdler sets a new world points record when he bags 46 points as Australia thrash Russia 110-4.
I almost left the country - Wellens
England's hero against Fiji, Paul Wellens, admits he almost disappeared abroad when he was not named in the original squad.
England outmuscle hapless Fiji
John Kear's ruthless England steamroll over a resolute Fiji to win their Lincoln World Cup Group One match 66-10.
Russians upbeat after beating
Russian coach Evguemi Klebanov insists his country has a bright future in rugby league, despite a 100-point mauling from Australia.
Aussies reach the ton
Ryan Girdler sets a new world points record as Australia thrash Russia 110-4.
England impress Furner
Fiji coach Don Furner thinks England "have a chance against any side in the world" after watching his side lose 66-10.
Russia edge closer to revolution
BBC Sport Online's Phil Gordos reports on rugby league's battle to win centre stage in the old Soviet Union.
Pryce not right for England
England's World Cup plans are dealt a major blow, with Leon Pryce ruled out of the rest of the tournament through injury.
Stan's the man for England
BBC Sport Online's Phil Gordos talks to England's secret World Cup weapon - kitman Stan Wall.
England must learn from Aussies
Rugby league legend Ellery Hanley points the way forward for England if they are to stand any chance of winning the World Cup.
Pryce eyes early return
England winger Leon Pryce is confident he can recover from his dislocated shoulder in time for the Rugby League World Cup semi-finals.
Awesome Aussies flatten Fiji
Australia book their place in the World Cup quarter-finals with a 68-8 demolition of outsiders Fiji in Gateshead.
England v Russia - in pictures
Images from Knowsley Road, St Helens where England notched up a record 76-4 win over Russia in their Rugby League World Cup match.
Pryce injury blow in England win
England thrash Russia but Leon Pryce suffers an injury which could rule him out for the rest of the Lincoln World Cup.
Aussies arrogant by right
As England and Australia seek record wins, England skipper Andy Farrell admits the world champions have every right to be arrogant.
Rogers receives late call-up
Darren Rogers has been called into England's Lincoln World Cup squad as a replacement for the injured Nathan McAvoy.
Seeking a higher level
The BBC's Dave Woods says a County of Origin series is the only way forward for British rugby league.
Sailor: England miss Robinson
Australia's two-try hero Wendell Sailor claims that winger Jason Robinson would have helped England's cause on Saturday.
Anderson praises England
Chris Anderson hails a 'good old-fashioned' scrap as the dust settles on England's Lincoln World Cup opener.
Fiji win battle of the minnows
Fiji ran out eventual winners over a spirited Russian side in their World Cup Group One clash.
Kiwi boss keeps tabs on Aussies
BBC Sport Online's John Mathews joins the fancied New Zealand team as they watch the Aussies beat England.
We can bounce back
England's Kris Radlinski tells BBC Sport Online the side are upbeat despite the 22-2 defeat by Australia in the Rugby League World Cup.
Australia outclass brave England
Favourites Australia begin the defence of their rugby league World Cup crown with a 22-2 win in the mud at Twickenham.
The team they couldn't keep away
Fiji's political upheaval hampers their preparations for the Rugby League World Cup as they survive calls for them to be banned.
Clock-watch: England v Australia
Minute-by-minute action from Twickenham as England take on Australia in their opening game of the rugby league World Cup.
England - Australia in pictures
Images from the clash between the hosts and the favourites at Twickenham.
Rogers receives late call-up
Castleford winger Darren Rogers has been given a World Cup lifeline by an injury to Nathan McAvoy.
Wendell to set sail for Super League
Australian winger Wendell Sailor, who faces England in the Rugby League World Cup, seems set to play in the Super League.
England coach Kear relishes opener
England are looking forward to their World Cup opener despite key injuries as coach John Kear names a 19-man squad to face Australia.
McAvoy ruled out
England look for a replacement winger after Nathan McAvoy is ruled out of the World Cup with a serious knee injury.
Pryce warns against complacency
Australia will punish England if they become complacent following their 110-0 victory over the United States, warns winger Leon Pryce.
Ton-up England hammer US
England prepare for their World Cup opener against Australia with a comprehensive thrashing of the United States.
The Australian civil war
Australian talent dominates the Rugby League World Cup - even when the players themselves are not actually playing for the Kangaroos.
Results
Sat Nov 04 : Group One
Australia  (50) 110 - 4 (4)  Russia  
Tries:
Sailor
Johns
Girdler
Tallis
Girdler
Croker
Girdler
Fletcher
Webcke
Croker
Hindmarsh
MacDougall
Hindmarsh
Gidley
Sailor
Barrett
Sailor
Barrett
Sailor
  Tries:
Donovan

Goals:
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
Girdler
 
Ref: Stuart Cummings
 Match Report
at The Boulevard, Hull
: Group One
England  (40) 66 - 10 (4)  Fiji  
Tries:
Naylor
Hay
Peacock
Radlinski
Peacock
Wellens
Smith
Wellens
Peacock
Rogers
Farrell
Rogers
  Tries:
Tuqiri
Navalu

Goals:
Farrell
Farrell
Farrell
Farrell
Farrell
Farrell
Farrell
Farrell
Farrell
 
Goals:
Vunivalu
Ref: Thierry Alibert
 Match Report
at Headingley, Leeds
Wed Nov 01 : Group One
England  (30) 76 - 4 (2)  Russia  
Tries:
Peacock
Long
Walker
Sinfield
Rowley
Sinfield
Stephenson
Hay
Sinfield
Deacon
Long
Peacock
Pryce
Rowley
 

Goals:
Farrell
Farrell
Long
Long
Long
Long
Farrell
Farrell
Farrell
Long
 
Goals:
Mitrofanov
Mitrofanov
Ref: Bill Shrimpton
 Match Report
at Knowsley Road, St Helens
: Group One
Australia  (38) 66 - 8 (4)  Fiji  
Tries:
Hindmarsh
Rogers
Girdler
Rogers
Rogers
Kennedy
Barrett
Rogers
Kennedy
MacDougall
Girdler
Gidley
  Tries:
Cakacaka
Tuqiri

Goals:
Rogers
Rogers
Rogers
Rogers
Rogers
Rogers
Rogers
Rogers
Rogers
 
Ref: Robert Connolly
 Match Report
at Gateshead International Stadium
Sun Oct 29 : Group One
Fiji  (16) 38 - 12 (6)  Russia  
Tries:
Tuqiri
Vunivialu
Kuraduadua
Vunivialu
Tuqiri
Sovatabua
Vunivialu
  Tries:
Rullis
Iliassov

Goals:
Tuqiri
Tuqiri
Tuqiri
Tuqiri
Tuqiri
 
Goals:
Jiltsov
Mitrofanov
Ref: Russell Smith
 Match Report
Sat Oct 28 : Group One
England  (2) 2 - 22 (8)  Australia  
  Tries:
Gidley
Sailor
MacDougall
Sailor

Goals:
Farrell
 
Goals:
Rogers
Rogers
Rogers
Ref: David Pakieto
 Match Report

 Group One
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  Australia 198  14 
  England 144  36 
  Fiji 56  144 
  Russia 20  224 
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Same again?
Who can stop the Aussies?

Jonathan Davies' verdict
England hit their straps


Phil Gordos travels to Hull with the Russians
From Russia with hope



Australia's league hero



Time for a re-think


View from inside the England camp with the Wigan star
Bring on the Irish


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