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2013 Rugby League World Cup Group A

2013 Rugby League World Cup Group A is one of the four groups in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. The group comprises Australia, England, Fiji and Ireland.

Ladder

Team
Pld W D L TF PF PA +/− Pts
23x15px Australia 3 3 0 0 20 112 22 +90 6
23x15px England 3 2 0 1 18 96 40 +56 4
23x15px Fiji 3 1 0 2 8 46 82 –36 2
23x15px Ireland 3 0 0 3 3 14 124 -110 0

All times are local - UTC+0/GMT in English venues. UTC+1/CET in French venues. UTC+0/WET in Irish venues. UTC+0/GMT in Welsh venues.

Australia vs England

26 October 2013
14:30
Australia 23x15px 28–20 23x15px England
Try: Thurston 27' c
Bird 37' c
Slater 40' c
B. Morris 44' m
Boyd 71' m
Goal: Thurston (4/6) 27', 37', 40', 64'
Report Video Try: Hall 8' m
Cudjoe 20' c
G. Burgess 51' c
Charnley 76' m
Goal: Sinfield (2/4) 20', 51'
Millennium Stadium, Cardiff
Attendance: 45,052
Referee/s: Henry Perenara (New Zealand)
Man of the Match: Johnathan Thurston (Australia)
FB 1 File:Melbourne colours.svg Billy Slater
RW 2 File:St. George colours.svg Brett Morris
RC 3 File:North Queensland colours.svg Brent Tate
LC 4 File:South Sydney colours.svg Greg Inglis
LW 5 File:Newcastle colours.svg Darius Boyd
SO 6 File:North Queensland colours.svg Johnathan Thurston
SH 7 File:Melbourne colours.svg Cooper Cronk
PR 8 File:North Queensland colours.svg Matt Scott
HK 9 File:Melbourne colours.svg Cameron Smith (c)
PR 10 File:North Queensland colours.svg James Tamou
SR 11 File:Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Greg Bird
SR 12 File:Brisbane colours.svg Sam Thaiday
LF 13 File:Cronulla colours.svg Paul Gallen
Substitutions:
IC 14 File:Wests Tigers colours.svg Robbie Farah
IC 15 File:Cronulla colours.svg Andrew Fifita
IC 16 File:Cronulla colours.svg Luke Lewis
IC 17 File:Brisbane colours.svg Corey Parker
Coach:
23x15px Tim Sheens
FB 1 File:Wigancolours.svg Sam Tomkins
RW 2 File:Wigancolours.svg Josh Charnley
RC 3 File:Rhinoscolours.svg Kallum Watkins
LC 4 File:Giantscolours.svg Leroy Cudjoe
LW 5 File:Rhinoscolours.svg Ryan Hall
SO 6 File:Castleford colours.svg Rangi Chase
SH 7 File:Rhinoscolours.svg Kevin Sinfield (c)
PR 8 File:Wolvescolours.svg Chris Hill
HK 9 File:Saintscolours.svg James Roby
PR 10 File:South Sydney colours.svg George Burgess
SR 11 File:Giantscolours.svg Brett Ferres
SR 12 File:Wolvescolours.svg Ben Westwood
LF 13 File:South Sydney colours.svg Sam Burgess
Substitutions:
IC 14 File:Melbourne colours.svg Gareth Widdop
IC 15 File:Rhinoscolours.svg Carl Ablett
IC 16 File:South Sydney colours.svg Tom Burgess
IC 17 File:Wigancolours.svg Lee Mossop
Coach:
23x15px Steve McNamara

Touch Judges:
Robert Hicks (England)
Grant Atkins (Australia)
Video Referee:
Ben Thaler (England)

Note: The match between Australia and England was the opening match of the World Cup, and was held at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff as part of a double-header with Wales vs Italy.

Fiji vs Ireland

28 October 2013
20:00
Fiji 23x15px 32–14 23x15px Ireland
Try: Uate (3) 9' m, 64 m, 71 m
K. Naiqama 12' c
T. Sims 52' c
K. Sims 65' m
Goal: W. Naiqama (4/7) 12', 38', 52', 65'
Report Video Try: McCarthy 23' m
Blanch 76' m
Hasson 79' c
Goal: Richards (1/3) 80'
Spotland Stadium, Rochdale
Attendance: 8,872
Referee/s: Phil Bentham (England)
Man of the Match: Kevin Naiqama (Fiji)
FB 1 File:Newcastle colours.svg Kevin Naiqama
RW 2 File:Wests Tigers colours.svg Marika Koroibete
RC 3 File:Melbourne colours.svg Sisa Waqa
LC 4 File:Newcastle colours.svg Wes Naiqama
LW 5 File:Newcastle colours.svg Akuila Uate
SO 6 File:Fijibaticolours.PNG Alipate Noilea
SH 7 File:Fijibaticolours.PNG Aaron Groom
PR 8 File:North Queensland colours.svg Ashton Sims
HK 9 File:Fijibaticolours.PNG James Storer
PR 10 File:Brisbane colours.svg Petero Civoniceva (c)
SR 11 File:North Queensland colours.svg Tariq Sims
SR 12 File:Cronulla colours.svg Jayson Bukuya
LF 13 File:Newcastle colours.svg Korbin Sims
Substitutes
IC 14 File:South Sydney colours.svg Apisai Koroisau
IC 15 File:ToulouseRLcolours.PNG Eloni Vunakece
IC 16 File:Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Kane Evans
IC 17 File:Cronulla colours.svg Vitale Junior Roqica
Coach:
23x15px Rick Stone
FB 1 File:Giantscolours.svg Scott Grix
RW 2 File:Catalanscolours.svg Damien Blanch
RC 3 File:Leigh colours.svg Stuart Littler
LC 4 File:Parramatta colours.svg Api Pewhairangi
LW 5 File:Wigancolours.svg Pat Richards
SO 6 File:Wolvescolours.svg James Mendeika
SH 7 File:Fevcolours.svg Liam Finn (c)
PR 8 File:Canberra colours.svg Brett White
HK 9 File:North Queensland colours.svg Rory Kostjasyn
PR 10 File:Widnes colours.svg Eamon O'Carroll
SR 11 File:Wolvescolours.svg Tyrone McCarthy
SR 12 File:Widnes colours.svg Dave Allen
LF 13 File:Wolvescolours.svg Ben Currie
Substitutes
IC 14 File:Faxcolours.svg Bob Beswick
IC 15 File:Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg James Hasson
IC 16 File:Barrowcolours.svg Kurt Haggerty
IC 17 File:Giantscolours.svg Anthony Mullally
Coach:
23x15px Mark Aston

Touch Judges:
Mark Craven (England)
Tony Martin (England)
Video Referee:
Henry Perenara (New Zealand)

England vs Ireland

2 November 2013
14:30
England 23x15px 42–0 23x15px Ireland
Try: Hall (3) 2' m, 13' c, 22' m
Briscoe (2) 17' m, 19' c
Ferres 24' c
Watkins 57' c
Chase 69' c
Goal: Sinfield (4/7) 14', 20', 24', 57'
Widdop (1/1) 69'
Report Video
John Smith's Stadium, Huddersfield
Attendance: 24,375
Referee/s: Thierry Alibert (France)
Man of the Match: Ryan Hall (England)
FB 1 File:Wigancolours.svg Sam Tomkins
RW 2 File:Hullcolours.svg Tom Briscoe
RC 3 File:Rhinoscolours.svg Kallum Watkins
LC 4 File:Giantscolours.svg Leroy Cudjoe
LW 5 File:Rhinoscolours.svg Ryan Hall
SO 6 File:Castleford colours.svg Rangi Chase
SH 7 File:Rhinoscolours.svg Kevin Sinfield (c)
PR 8 File:Wolvescolours.svg Chris Hill
HK 9 File:Saintscolours.svg James Roby
PR 10 File:South Sydney colours.svg George Burgess
SR 11 File:Giantscolours.svg Brett Ferres
SR 12 File:Wolvescolours.svg Ben Westwood
LF 13 File:Wigancolours.svg Sean O'Loughlin
Substitutes
IC 14 File:Melbourne colours.svg Gareth Widdop
IC 15 File:Rhinoscolours.svg Carl Ablett
IC 16 File:South Sydney colours.svg Tom Burgess
IC 17 File:Canterbury colours.svg James Graham
Coach:
23x15px Steve McNamara
FB 1 File:Wolvescolours.svg James Mendeika
RW 2 File:Catalanscolours.svg Damien Blanch
RC 3 File:Leigh colours.svg Stuart Littler
LC 4 File:Parramatta colours.svg Apirana Pewhairangi
LW 5 File:Wigancolours.svg Pat Richards
SO 6 File:Wolvescolours.svg Ben Currie
SH 7 File:Fevcolours.svg Liam Finn (c)
PR 8 File:Canberra colours.svg Brett White
HK 9 File:North Queensland colours.svg Rory Kostjasyn
PR 10 File:Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg James Hasson
SR 11 File:Leigh colours.svg Simon Finnigan
SR 12 File:Widnes colours.svg Dave Allen
LF 13 File:Wolvescolours.svg Tyrone McCarthy
Substitutes
IC 14 File:Faxcolours.svg Bob Beswick
IC 15 File:Faxcolours.svg Luke Ambler
IC 16 File:Wolvescolours.svg Danny Bridge
IC 17 File:Giantscolours.svg Anthony Mullally
Coach:
23x15px Mark Aston

Touch Judges:
Jamal Thompson (New Zealand)
Jose Pereira (France)
Video Referee:
Henry Perenara (New Zealand)

Australia vs Fiji

2 November 2013
20:00
Australia 23x15px 34–2 23x15px Fiji
Try: Papalii 15'c
Boyd 21' m
Jennings 31' c
Morris 42' c
Cherry-Evans 52' c
Lewis 66' c
Goal: Thurston (5/6) 15', 31', 42', 52', 67'
Report Video Goal: Noilea (1/1) 7'
Langtree Park, St Helens
Attendance: 14,137
Referee/s: Richard Silverwood (England)
Man of the Match: Johnathan Thurston (Australia)
FB 1 File:South Sydney colours.svg Greg Inglis
RW 2 File:Parramatta colours.svg Jarryd Hayne
RC 3 File:Canterbury colours.svg Josh Morris
LC 4 File:Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Michael Jennings
LW 5 File:Newcastle colours.svg Darius Boyd
SO 6 File:North Queensland colours.svg Johnathan Thurston
SH 7 File:Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Daly Cherry-Evans
PR 8 File:North Queensland colours.svg Matt Scott
HK 9 File:Melbourne colours.svg Cameron Smith (c)
PR 10 File:North Queensland colours.svg James Tamou
SR 11 File:Cronulla colours.svg Luke Lewis
SR 12 File:Canberra colours.svg Josh Papalii
LF 13 File:Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Nate Myles
Substitutes
IC 14 File:Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Boyd Cordner
IC 15 File:Wests Tigers colours.svg Robbie Farah
IC 16 File:Cronulla colours.svg Andrew Fifita
IC 17 File:Cronulla colours.svg Paul Gallen
Coach:
23x15px Tim Sheens
FB 1 File:Newcastle colours.svg Kevin Naiqama
RW 2 File:Wests Tigers colours.svg Marika Koroibete
RC 3 File:Melbourne colours.svg Sisa Waqa
LC 4 File:Catalanscolours.svg Daryl Millard
LW 5 File:Newcastle colours.svg Akuila Uate
SO 6 File:Fijibaticolours.PNG Alipate Noilea
SH 7 File:North Sydney colours.svg Aaron Groom
PR 8 File:North Queensland colours.svg Ashton Sims
HK 9 File:Australian colours.svg James Storer
PR 10 File:Redcliffe colours.svg Petero Civoniceva
SR 11 File:North Queensland colours.svg Tariq Sims
SR 12 File:Cronulla colours.svg Jason Bukuya
LF 13 File:Newcastle colours.svg Korbin Sims
Substitutes
IC 14 File:South Sydney colours.svg Apisai Koroisau
IC 15 File:ToulouseRLcolours.PNG Eloni Vunakece
IC 16 File:Fijibaticolours.PNG Kane Evans
IC 17 File:Cronulla colours.svg Vitale Junior Roqica
Coach:
23x15px Rick Stone

Touch Judges:
James Child (England)
Tim Roby (England)
Video Referee:
Ben Thaler (England)

England vs Fiji

9 November 2013
14:30
England 23x15px 34–12 23x15px Fiji
Try: Westwood 38' c
S. Burgess 41' c
Ferres 44' c
Hall (2) 49' c, 56' m
Burrow 53' c
Goal: Sinfield (5/6) 38', 43', 45', 49', 53'
Report Video Try: Vunakece 33' c
Radradra 72' c
Goal: Naiqama (2/2) 34', 73'
KC Stadium, Hull
Attendance: 25,114[1]
Referee/s: Ben Cummins (Australia)
Man of the Match: Sam Burgess (England)
FB 1 File:Wigancolours.svg Sam Tomkins
RW 2 File:Hullcolours.svg Tom Briscoe
RC 3 File:Rhinoscolours.svg Kallum Watkins
LC 4 File:Giantscolours.svg Leroy Cudjoe
LW 5 File:Rhinoscolours.svg Ryan Hall
SO 6 File:Castleford colours.svg Rangi Chase
SH 7 File:Rhinoscolours.svg Kevin Sinfield (c)
PR 8 File:Canterbury colours.svg James Graham
HK 9 File:Wigancolours.svg Michael McIllorum
PR 10 File:South Sydney colours.svg Sam Burgess
SR 11 File:Giantscolours.svg Brett Ferres
SR 12 File:Wolvescolours.svg Ben Westwood
LF 13 File:Wigancolours.svg Sean O'Loughlin
Substitutes
IC 14 File:Rhinoscolours.svg Rob Burrow
IC 15 File:Wigancolours.svg Liam Farrell
IC 16 File:Wolvescolours.svg Chris Hill
IC 17 File:South Sydney colours.svg George Burgess
Coach:
23x15px Steve McNamara
FB 1 File:Newcastle colours.svg Kevin Naiqama
RW 2 File:Wests Tigers colours.svg Marika Koroibete
RC 3 File:Catalanscolours.svg Daryl Millard
LC 4 File:Panthers colours.svg Wes Naiqama
LW 5 File:Melbourne colours.svg Semi Radradra
SO 6 File:Australian colours.svg Ryan Millard
SH 7 File:North Sydney colours.svg Aaron Groom
PR 8 File:North Queensland colours.svg Ashton Sims
HK 9 File:Australian colours.svg James Storer
PR 10 File:Redcliffe colours.svg Petero Civoniceva (c)
SR 11 File:Cronulla colours.svg Jason Bukuya
SR 12 File:North Queensland colours.svg Tariq Sims
LF 13 File:Newcastle colours.svg Korbin Sims
Substitutes
IC 14 File:ToulouseRLcolours.PNG Eloni Vunakece
IC 15 File:Fijibaticolours.PNG Peni Botiki
IC 16 File:Cronulla colours.svg Vitale Junior Roqica
IC 17 File:Fijibaticolours.PNG Kane Evans
Coach:
23x15px Rick Stone

Touch Judges:
Jamal Thompson (New Zealand)
Grant Atkins (Australia)
Video Referee:
Shayne Hayne (Australia)

Australia vs Ireland

9 November 2013
20:00
Australia 23x15px 50–0 23x15px Ireland
Try: Hayne (2) 2' m, 76' c
Cronk (2) 11' c, 57' c
Bird 29' c
Morris 32' c
Slater 40' m
Cherry-Evans 60' c
Fifita 65' c
Goal: Smith (3/5) 11', 30', 33'
Parker (4/4) 57', 60', 66', 76'
Report Video
Thomond Park, Limerick
Attendance: 5,021[2]
Referee/s: Phil Bentham (England)
Man of the Match: Daly Cherry-Evans
FB 1 File:Melbourne colours.svg Billy Slater
RW 2 File:St. George Illawarra colours.svg Brett Morris
RC 3 File:Canterbury colours.svg Josh Morris
LC 4 File:North Queensland colours.svg Brent Tate
LW 5 File:Parramatta colours.svg Jarryd Hayne
SO 6 File:Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg Daly Cherry-Evans
SH 7 File:Melbourne colours.svg Cooper Cronk
PR 8 File:Cronulla colours.svg Paul Gallen
HK 9 File:Melbourne colours.svg Cameron Smith (c)
PR 10 File:North Queensland colours.svg James Tamou
SR 11 File:Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Greg Bird
SR 12 File:Brisbane colours.svg Sam Thaiday
LF 13 File:Gold Coast Titans colours.svg Nate Myles
Substitutes
IC 14 File:Eastern Suburbs colours.svg Boyd Cordner
IC 15 File:Wests Tigers colours.svg Robbie Farah
IC 16 File:Cronulla colours.svg Andrew Fifita
IC 17 File:Brisbane colours.svg Corey Parker
Coach:
23x15px Tim Sheens
FB 1 File:Giantscolours.svg Scott Grix
RW 2 File:Catalanscolours.svg Damien Blanch
RC 3 File:Leigh colours.svg Stuart Littler
LC 4 File:Ireland colours.svg Joshua Toole
LW 5 File:Wigancolours.svg Pat Richards
SO 6 File:Wolvescolours.svg James Mendeika
SH 7 File:Fevcolours.svg Liam Finn (c)
PR 8 File:Canberra colours.svg Brett White
HK 9 File:North Queensland colours.svg Rory Kostjasyn
PR 10 File:Giantscolours.svg Anthony Mullally
SR 11 File:Wolvescolours.svg Tyrone McCarthy
SR 12 File:Widnes colours.svg Dave Allen
LF 13 File:Leigh colours.svg Simon Finnigan
Substitutes
IC 14 File:Faxcolours.svg Bob Beswick
IC 15 File:Manly Sea Eagles colours.svg James Hasson
IC 16 File:Wolvescolours.svg Ben Currie
IC 17 File:Faxcolours.svg Luke Ambler
Coach:
23x15px Mark Aston

Touch Judges:
Joe Cobb (England)
George Stokes (England)
Video Referee:
Thierry Alibert (France)

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