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RLWC2017 - England v. France Report

PostPosted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:01 pm
by RLFANS News Hound

RLWC2017 - England v. France Report

The maths were simple as England took on France in the second game of the Perth double-header. A French win by sixteen points would see them overtake Lebanon for third place, and a quarter final place, and thirty-two to overtake England into second. An unthinkable forty-seven point French victory would put England on the plane home.


Coach Wayne Bennett sprang a few surprises in the England line-up as he looked to give a run out to some of his squad players and offer them a chance to play themselves into the quarter final seventeen.


Expectations were high that England would discover some World Cup form.