1960 Rugby League World Cup - RLWC | 1960 RLWC

1960 Rugby League World Cup Great Britain beat Australia to secure World Cup

1960 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP OVERVIEW

Host Nation - Great Britain

Number of Teams - 4

Highest Crowd - 32,773 Bradford, England

Average Crowd - 18,366

Total Crowd - 110,200

1960 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP OVERVIEW

Host Nation - Great Britain

Number of Teams - 4

Highest Crowd - 32,773 Bradford, England

Average Crowd - 18,366

Total Crowd - 110,200

1960 World Cup Snapshot - Great Britain hosted the World Cup for the first time in 1960. All the games took place in rugby league strongholds in the north of England.

Matches were well attended with the game between Great Britain and Australia determining the World Cup Champions. In a spiteful match played on a muddy Odsal oval, 32,773 spectators turned out to see Great Britain defeat Australia 10 - 3.

No final was played and Great Britain were declared World champions for the second time.

1960 Rugby League World Cup teams

 

1960 Rugby League World Cup teams

1960 Rugby League World Cup Pool Rounds

Game 1: Sep 24th Great Britain 23 - New Zealand 8, Location - Bradford, England, Crowd - 20,577

Game 2: Sep 24th Australia 13 - France 12, Location - Wigan, England, Crowd - 20,278

Game 3: Oct 1st Great Britain 33 - France 7 Location - Swinton, England, Crowd - 22,923

Game 4: Oct 1st Australia 21 - New Zealand 15, Location - Leeds, England, Crowd - 10,773

Game 5: Oct 8th Great Britain 10 - Australia 3, Location - Bradford, England, Crowd - 32,773

Game 6: Oct 8th New Zealand 9 - France 0, Location - Wigan, England Crowd - 2,876

Final Table

Team
P
W
D
L
F
A
PTS

 Great Britain

3
3
0
0
66
18
6

 Australia

3
2
0
1
37
37
4
 New Zealand
3
1
0
2
32
44
2
 France
3
0
0
3
19
55
0

 

 

 

 

 

1960 Rugby League World Cup Final

Top team automatic champions, no final played.

1960 Rugby League World Cup Champions: Great Britain

Rugby League World Cup News

CanadaRLnews RT @RLWC2021: This time next week, we'll know the host towns and cities of the #RLWC2021! 📰 Read more details: https://t.co/OIg9uOxG7p #…
4hreplyretweetfavorite
fireyred49 RT @RLWC2021: On Tuesday 29th January, the world finds out which cities and towns will host the Rugby League World Cup 2021! #RLWC2021 #WeA
5hreplyretweetfavorite
BathRugbyLeague A landmark moment for the sport #morethanagame #rugbyleague #RLWC2021 Don't miss it 👍 https://t.co/j2D4Ft4CYn
6hreplyretweetfavorite
liziwanejko RT @RLWC2021: On Tuesday 29th January, the world finds out which cities and towns will host the Rugby League World Cup 2021! #RLWC2021 #WeA
6hreplyretweetfavorite
suzannehardy RT @RLWC2021: This time next week, we'll know the host towns and cities of the #RLWC2021! 📰 Read more details: https://t.co/OIg9uOxG7p #…
6hreplyretweetfavorite
karen_dennett RT @Jodie_cunny: With the help of the great foundations we have in our sport & the brilliant work @TheRFL and @RLWC2021 are doing to suppor…
7hreplyretweetfavorite
johnmcmullen19 RT @Jodie_cunny: With the help of the great foundations we have in our sport & the brilliant work @TheRFL and @RLWC2021 are doing to suppor…
7hreplyretweetfavorite

RLWC News (mobile)