Tom Mann Centuria wrote: »
Much more straightforward grouping and qualification. I wish it was in the Southern Hemisphere again for the PNG Tonga Fiji etc fervour and enthusiasm.
The Lost Sheep wrote: »
More straightforward groups, qualification should help with interest but yeah from watching from afar the islanders enthuasiasm is something else and the sport(and union) could do so much more for the islands to really help the sport develop
Australia and New Zealand pull out of World Cup (rte.ie)
Holders Australia and New Zealand have withdrawn from this year's Rugby League World Cup in England, saying it is "simply too unsafe" to travel due to the coronavirus pandemic.