Welcome to The Gurgler’s 2017 Rugby League World Cup Home.

The once in a while big shindig of International Rugby League is back, and we couldn’t be more excited, which is why we’ve gone to a bit more effort than usual for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.

From here you’ll be able access our thoughts on all of the matches, all the squads, and some points of interest of what lies ahead.

STAY IN TOUCH WITH ALL THE GAMES

Catch up below with our preview information, which includes the team lists, who to watch and the boldest of predictions. Then come back later for our reviews of each game of who did what and how to whom. just follow the link in the schedule for more on each game.

Plus we’ll nominate a Player of the tournament based on 5-4-3-2-1 from each game.

THE DOWLING-TAMATI  #RLWC2017  PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT

We’ve decided that a tournament as big as the 2017 Rugby League World Cup needs a Player of the tournament, and who better than International relations specialists Kevin Tamati and Greg Dowling to name our award.

We will award points on a 5-4-3-2-1 scale every match, For the running total from all of the games stay in touch here.

Read on, league fans.

And Go Kumuls.

 

2017 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP SQUADS

2017 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP 10 POINTS OF INTEREST

 

THE 2017 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP MATCH CENTRE FIXTURES

Follow the links to each match for a preview and/or review on each game. 

DATE POOL MATCH VENUE TV TIME CH
27-Oct-17 Pool A Australia 18 England 4 Melbourne LIVE 18:30 CH 7
28-Oct-17 Pool C PNG 50 Wales 6 PortMoresby LIVE 14:30 7MATE
28-Oct-17 Pool B New Zealand 38 Samoa 8 Auckland LIVE 17:00 7MATE
28-Oct-17 Pool D Fiji 58 USA 12 Townsville LIVE 19:30 7MATE
29-Oct-17 Pool C/D Ireland 36 Italy 12 Cairns LIVE 13:30 7MATE
29-Oct-17 Pool B Scotland 4 Tonga 50 Cairns LIVE 16:00 7MATE
29-Oct-17 Pool A France 18 Lebanon 29 Canberra DELAY 18:30 7MATE
3-Nov-17 Pool A Australia v France Canberra LIVE 18:30 CH 7
4-Nov-17 Pool B New Zealand 74 Scotland 6 Christchurch LIVE 13:30 7MATE
4-Nov-17 Pool B Samoa 18 Tonga 34 Hamilton LIVE 16:30 7MATE
4-Nov-17 Pool A England 20 Lebanon 10 Sydney LIVE 19:00 7MATE
5-Nov-17 Pool C PNG 14 Ireland 6 PortMoresby LIVE 15:30 7MATE
5-Nov-17 Pool C/D Fiji 72 Wales 6 Townsville LIVE 18:30 7MATE
5-Nov-17 Pool D Italy 46 USA 0 Townsville DELAY 20:30 7MATE
10-Nov-17 Pool D Fiji 38 Italy 10 Canberra LIVE 18:30 7MATE
11-Nov-17 Pool B Tonga 28 New Zealand 22 Hamilton LIVE 13:30 7MATE
11-Nov-17 Pool B Samoa 14 Scotland 14 Cairns LIVE 16:00 7MATE
11-Nov-17 Pool A Australia 34 Lebanon 0 Sydney LIVE 18:30 CH 7
12-Nov-17 Pool C/D PNG 64 USA 0 PortMoresby LIVE 14:30 7MATE
12-Nov-17 Pool C Ireland 34 Wales 6 Perth LIVE 17:30 7MATE
12-Nov-17 Pool A England 36 France 6 Perth LIVE 20:00 7MATE
17-Nov-17 QF Australia 46 Samoa 0 Darwin LIVE 19:00 CH 7
18-Nov-17 QF Tonga 24 Lebanon 22 Christchurch LIVE 13:30 7MATE
18-Nov-17 QF New Zealand 2 Fiji 4 Wellington LIVE 16:00 7MATE
19-Nov-17 QF England 36 PNG 6 Melbourne LIVE 14:30 7MATE
24-Nov-17 SF Australia 54 Fiji 6 Brisbane LIVE 18:30 CH 7
25-Nov-17 SF Tonga 18 England 20 Auckland LIVE 14:30 7MATE
2-Dec-17 GF Australia 6 England 0 Brisbane LIVE 18:30 CH 7

 

THE 2017 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP MATCH CENTRE TABLES

POOL A

RANK TEAM P W D L B PD PTS
1 KANGAROOS 3 3 0 0 0 94 6
2 ENGLAND 3 2 0 1 0 35 4
3 LEBANON 3 1 0 2 0 -42 2
4 FRANCE 3 0 0 3 0 -87 0

POOL B

POOL C

TEAM P W D L B PD PTS
KUMULS 3 3 0 0 0 116 6
IRELAND 3 2 0 1 0 44 4
WALES 3 0 0 3 0 -138 0

POOL D

TEAM P W D L B PD PTS
FIJI 3 3 0 0 0 140 6
AZZURRI 3 1 0 2 0 -6 2
TOMAHAWKS 3 0 0 3 0 -156 0

 

THE DOWLING-TAMATI  #RLWC2017  PLAYER OF THE TOURNAMENT

 Here’s all the points for the Dowling-Tamati Medal Winner for all the teams after each game.

Below scores for the entire tournament.

Player Country Score
Jason Taumalolo TON 18
Gareth Widdop ENG 16
Mitchell Moses LEB 15
Viliame Kikau FIJ 14
Jermain McGillvary ENG 12
Valentine Holmes AUS 10
Jarryd Hayne FIJ 10
Taane Milne FIJ 10
Roger Tuivasa-Sheck NZ 10
Billy Slater AUS 9
Liam Finn IRE 9
Sio Siua Taukieacho TON 9
James Graham ENG 9
Boyd Cordner AUS 9
Rhyse Martin PNG 8
Cameron Smith AUS 8
Garry Lo PNG 7
Michael Morgan IRE 7
Willie Minoga PNG 7
David Mead PNG 7
Liam Kay IRE 7
Suliasi Vanivalu FIJ 7
Cameron Munster AUS 6
Matt Gillett AUS 6
Josh Maguire AUS 6
Martin Taupau NZ 6
Louis McCarthy-Scarsbrook IRE 5
Joseph Tramontana  ITA 5
Thomas Burgess ENG 5
Andrew Fifita TON 5
Young Tonumaipea SAM 5
Kallum Watkins ENG 5
Lachlan Lam PNG 5
Akuila Uate FIJ 5
Shaun Johnson NZ 5
Wade Graham AUS 5
Lachlan Stein SCO 4
Ata Hingano TON 4
Api Koroisau FIJ 4
Michale McIlorum IRE 4
Api Pewhairangi IRE 4
James Tedesco ITA 4
Michael Jennings TON 4
Manu M’au TON 4
Michael Lichaa LEB 4
Te Maire Martin NZ 4
Kevin Brown ENG 4
Bastien Ader FRA 3
Luke Douglas SCO 3
Konrad Hurrell TON 3
Nelson Asofa Solomona NZ 3
David Klemmer AUS 3
Nene McDonald PNG 3
Robbie Farah LEB 3
Theo Fages FRA 3
Alex Walmsley ENG 3
Tui Kamikamica FIJ 3
Mason Cerruto ITA 3
Peter Hiku NZ 3
Moses Meninga PNG 3
Wellington Albert PNG 3
James Segeyaro PNG 3
Siliva Havili TON 2
Junior Paulo SAM 2
Daniel Alvaro ITA 2
Nelson Asofa-Solomona NZ 2
Reagen Campbell-Gillard AUS 2
Ashton Sims FIJ 2
Frank Pritchard SAM 2
Corey Makelim USA 2
Josh Mansour AUS 2
Elliott Whitehead ENG 2
Danny Brough SCO 2
Josh Dugan AUS 2
Alex Twal LEB 2
Marcelo Montoya FIJ 1
Mark Minichello ITA 1
Anthony Lahoun FRA 1
Scott Grix IRE 1
Joey Leilua SAM 1
Mark Kheirallah FRA 1
Jordan McLean AUS 1
Lucas Albert FRA 1
Tim Mannah LEB 1
Kevin Naiqama FIJ 1
Stargroth Amean PNG 1
Fa’amanu Brown SAM 1
Russell Packer NZ 1