The 2013 Rugby League World Cup was the fourteenth staging of the Rugby League World Cup and took place in England, Wales, France and Ireland between 26 October and 30 November 2013.
It was the main event of the year’s Festival of World Cups. Fourteen teams contested the tournament: Australia, England, New Zealand, Samoa, Wales, Fiji, France, Papua New Guinea, Ireland, Scotland, Tonga, Cook Islands, Italy and the United States. The latter two were competing in the Rugby League World Cup for the first time.
New Zealand were the defending champions, having defeated Australia in 2008. Australia won the tournament, beating New Zealand 34–2 in the final to lift the trophy for the tenth time.
In terms of attendance, exposure and revenue, the 2013 tournament is considered the most successful Rugby League World Cup to date.
Click HERE to see the Wales fixtures and results, including warm-up matches.
WALES SQUAD – Click on the surnames for a player profile. When viewing on a mobile phone, it’s best to view in landscape mode. All data below just refers to the 2013 World Cup.
|Ross||Divorty||York City Knights||1||0||0||0||0|
|Jacob||Emmitt||Salford Red Devils||1||0||0||0||0|
|Tyson||Frizell||St George Illawarra Dragons||3||0||0||0||0|
|Jordan||James||Salford Red Devils||3||0||0||0||0|
|Craig||Kopczak (c)||Huddersfield Giants||3||0||0||0||0|
|Rob||Massam||North Wales Crusaders||1||1||0||0||4|
|Christiaan||Roets||North Wales Crusaders||3||4||0||0||16|
|Matt||Seamark||Wynnum Manly Seagulls||2||0||0||0||0|
|Ian||Webster||Central Queensland Capras||2||0||0||0||0|