2005 – Australia

The results of the 2005 Student Rugby League World Cup held in Brisbane, Australia in 2005:

GROUP A GAMES:
July 2 – Australian Universities 66 defeated Scotland Students 4
July 2 – New Zealand Universities 46 defeated Wales Students 0
July 6 – Australian Universities 32 defeated New Zealand Universities 14
July 6 – Wales Students 31 defeated Scotland Students 16
July 10 – Australian Universities 74 defeated Wales Students 6
July 10 – New Zealand Universities 70 defeated Scotland Students

Team
P
W
D
L
+
Diff
Pts
Australia
3
3
0
0
172
24
148
6
New Zealand
3
2
0
1
130
36
94
4
Wales
3
1
0
2
37
134
-97
2
Scotland
3
0
0
3
24
167
-143
0

GROUP B GAMES:
July 4 – England Students 35 defeated France Students 18
July 4 – Pacific Islanders 48 defeated Ireland Students 46
July 6 – England Students 26 defeated Ireland Students 4
July 6 – France Students 28 defeated Pacific Islanders 6
July 10 – England Students 30 defeated Pacific Islanders 24
July 10 – France Students 82 defeated Ireland Students 18

Team
P
W
D
L
+
Diff
Pts
England
3
3
0
0
91
46
45
6
France
3
2
0
1
128
59
69
4
Pacific Islands
3
1
0
2
78
104
-26
2
Ireland
3
0
0
3
68
158
-90
0

After the end of the regular rounds, the top two teams of each group entered the Cup Semi Finals, whilst the next two teams would enter the Shield Semi Finals.


SHIELD SEMI FINALS:
July 12 – Wales Students 25 defeated Ireland Students 10
July 12 – Pacific Islands 30 defeated Scotland Students 16

SHIELD THIRD V FOURTH FINAL:
July 15 – Scotland Students 13 defeated Ireland Students 4

SHIELD FINAL:
July 15 – Pacific Islands 74 defeated Wales Students 18


CUP SEMI FINALS:
July 13 – Australian Universities 20 defeated France Students 0
July 13 – New Zealand Universities 34 defeated England Students 8

CUP THIRD V FOURTH FINAL:
July 16 – France Students 31 defeated England Students 12

CUP FINAL:
July 17 – Australian Universities 8 lost to New Zealand Universities 17


WORLD CUP RANKINGS:
1. New Zealand
2. Australia
3. France
4. England
5. Pacific Islands
6. Wales
7. Scotland
8. Ireland