Rugby League World Cup: New Zealand shock Australia in 2008
Rugby League World Cup
- Dates: 26 October to 30 November
Coverage: Live BBC TV and online coverage of all England's group matches and Wales v Italy, plus one quarter-final, one semi-final and the final. All matches live on BBC Radio 5 live or 5 live sports extra
New Zealand shock hosts and holders Australia 20-34 in a controversial and dramatic final to win the 2008 Rugby League World Cup in Brisbane.
Two tries from skipper Darren Lockyer gave the Kangaroos a half-time lead, but five second-half scores from New Zealand gave the underdogs an historic win.
England host the 2013 edition of the tournament, which begins on 26 of October.