2008 – Australia

The results of the 2008 Student Rugby League World Cup held in Brisbane, Australia in 2008:

GROUP A GAMES:
July 5 – Greece Hellenic Students 14 defeated Scotland Students 0
July 5 – Australian Universities 24 defeated England Students 0
July 9 – England Students 22 defeated Greece Hellenic Students 20
July 9 – Australian Universities 58 defeated Scotland Students 0
July 12 – Australian Universities 54 defeated Greece Hellenic Students 0
July 12 – England Students 32 defeated Scotland Students 0

Team
P
W
D
L
+
Diff
Pts
Australia
3
3
0
0
136
136
6
England
3
2
0
1
54
44
10
4
Greece
3
1
0
2
34
76
-42
2
Scotland
3
0
0
3
104
-104
0

GROUP B GAMES:
July 5 – New Zealand Universities 22 defeated France Students 10
July 5 – Wales Students 32 defeated Ireland Students 12
July 9 – France Students 11 defeated Ireland Students 2
July 9 – New Zealand Universities 28 defeated Wales Students 10
July 12 – Wales Students 42 defeated France Students 6
July 12 – New Zealand Universities 32 defeated Ireland Students 10

Team
P
W
D
L
+
Diff
Pts
New Zealand
3
3
0
0
82
30
52
6
Wales
3
2
0
1
84
46
38
4
France
3
1
0
2
27
66
-39
2
Ireland
3
0
0
3
24
75
-51
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 Plate Semi Finals.


PLATE SEMI FINALS:
July 15 – Greece Hellenic Students 28 defeated Ireland Students 10
July 15 – France Students 34 defeated Scotland Students 4

PLATE THIRD V FOURTH FINAL:
July 19 – Ireland Students 22 defeated Scotland Students 18

PLATE FINAL:
July 19 – Greece Hellenic Students 14 defeated France Students 12


CUP SEMI FINALS:
July 16 – England Students 30 defeated New Zealand Universities 22
July 16 – Australian Universities 26 defeated Wales Students 10

CUP THIRD V FOURTH FINAL:
July 19 – New Zealand Universities 24 defeated Wales Students 18

CUP FINAL:
July 19 – Australian Universities 26 defeated England Students 16


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

 


TOURNAMENT STATS:

Top Try Scorers
 
Top Goal Scorers
4 Tries – Eugene Seddon (Australia)
3 Tries – Royaldo Leoni (New Zealand)
3 Tries – Christian Roets (Wales)
3 Tries – Josh Whitty (Australia)
3 Tries – Rob Worrincy (Wales)
3 Tries – Brad Horder (Australia)
3 Tries – Matt Church (Australia)
14 Goals – Gareth David (Wales)
12 Goals – Drew Dalton (Australia)
8 Goals – Scott Hurrell (New Zealand)
7 Goals – Frederic Marcerou (France)
6 Goals – Mark McKinley (England)
5 Goals – York Antoniou (Greece)
Top Point Scorers
36 Points – Drew Dalton (Australia)
32 Points – Gareth David (Wales)
20 Points – Scott Hurrell (New Zealand)
20 Points – Frederic Marcerou (France)
16 Points – Eugene Seddon (Australia)
14 Points – York Antonio (Greece)