Rugby League World Cup finals

Rugby League World Cup Final
Teams 2
First meeting 1954
Latest meeting 2017
Next meeting 2021
Statistics
Meetings total 12
Most wins  Australia (11 titles)

The Rugby League World Cup is an international men's rugby league competition contested every several years between national teams of the members of Rugby League International Federation, the sport's governing body. Australia has won the most Rugby League World Cup championships, with its tenth coming in the 2013 tournament in Europe, in which it defeated New Zealand.

Results

Year Winners Score Runner–up Venue Location Attendance
1954  Great Britain 16 – 12  France Parc des Princes Paris 30,368
1957 No World Cup finals were held in 1957 and 1960, with the winner determined by the best record at the end of the group stage.
Australia and Great Britain were the winners in these respective tournaments.
1960
1968  Australia 20 – 2  France Sydney Cricket Ground Sydney 54,290
1970  Australia 12 – 7  Great Britain Headingley Leeds 18,776
1972  Great Britain 10 – 10  Australia Stade de Gerland Lyon 4,231
1975 No final was held in 1975, but since Australia had not beaten England in the group stage, a final 'challenge match' was held at Headingley, Leeds with Australia winning 25–0.
1977  Australia 13 – 12  Great Britain Sydney Cricket Ground Sydney 24,457
1988  Australia 25 – 12  New Zealand Eden Park Auckland 47,363
1992  Australia 10 – 6  Great Britain Wembley Stadium London 73,631
1995  Australia 16 – 8  England Wembley Stadium England 66,540
2000  Australia 40 – 12  New Zealand Old Trafford Manchester 44,329
2008  New Zealand 34 – 20  Australia Lang Park Brisbane 50,559
2013  Australia 34 – 2  New Zealand Old Trafford Manchester 74,468
2017  Australia 6 – 0  England Lang Park Brisbane 40,033

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