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1970 Rugby League World Cup Final Great Britain v Australia

1970 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP OVERVIEW

Host Nation - Great Britain

Number of Teams - 4

Highest Crowd - 18,776 Leeds, England

Average Crowd - 9,722

Total Crowd - 68,052

1970 RUGBY LEAGUE WORLD CUP OVERVIEW

Host Nation - Great Britain

Number of Teams - 4

Highest Crowd - 18,776 Leeds, England

Average Crowd - 9,722

Total Crowd - 68,052


1970 World Cup Snapshot - The World Cup was held in Great Britain for the second time in 1970. Great Britain went through undefeated while Australia, New Zealand and France won one game each. Australia qualified for the final with a better for and against record. The final played at Headingley, Leeds saw a battle unfold between Great Britain and Australia. Great Britain went into the game as hot favourites but had underestimated Australia's determination to keep hold of the World Cup. Australia finished the game as World Cup champions defeating Great Britain 12 - 7.

 

1970 Rugby League World Cup teams

 

1970 Rugby League World Cup teams

 

1970 Rugby League World Cup Pool Rounds

Game 1: Oct 21st Australia 47 - New Zealand 11, Location - Wigan, England, Crowd - 9,586

Game 2: Oct 24th Great Britain 11 - Australia 4, Location - Leeds, England, Crowd - 15,084

Game 3: Oct 25th New Zealand 16 - France 15, Location - Hull, England, Crowd - 3,824

Game 4: Oct 28th Great Britain 6 - France 0, Location - Castleford, England, Crowd - 8,958

Game 5: Oct 31st Great Britain 27 - New Zealand 17, Location - Swinton, England, Crowd - 5,609

Game 6: Nov 1st France 17 - Australia 15, Location - Bradford, Australia, Crowd - 6,215

Final Table

Team
P
W
D
L
F
A
PTS

 Great Britain

3
3
0
0
44
21
6
 Australia
3
1
0
2
66
39
2
 France
3
1
0
2
32
37
2
 New Zealand
3
1
0
2
44
89
2

1970 Rugby League World Cup Final

Nov 8th Australia 12 - Great Britain 7, Location - Headingley, Leeds, England, Crowd - 18,776

1970 World Cup Champions: Australia

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