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1977 Rugby League World Cup

1977 (1977) World Cup  ()
Number of teams 4
Host countries 23x15px Australia
23x15px New Zealand
Winner 23x15px Australia (5th title)

Matches played 7
Attendance 109,688 (15,670 per match)
Points scored 235 (33.57 per match)
Top scorer 23x15px George Fairbairn (34)
Top try scorers 23x15px Allan McMahon (4)
23x15px Graham Eadie (4)
 < 1975

The 1977 Rugby League World Cup was the eighth staging of the Rugby League World Cup tournament and was held in Australasia, with games played during May and June in both Australia and New Zealand. It featured four teams: Australia, France, Great Britain and New Zealand. Held during the 1977 NSWRFL season and 1977 New Zealand rugby league season, the tournament saw a return to the format used on previous occasions.

That the final would be between Great Britain and Australia soon became obvious, with France and New Zealand both performing poorly.




Great Britain

Team manager: Reg Parker.[1]

New Zealand