16 October 2013 Last updated at 09:09

Rugby League World Cup: 1954 - Britain win first competition

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 sports extra

BBC rugby league commentator Ray French remembers the first Rugby League World Cup in 1954, when Great Britain beat hosts France in the final.

Enjoy live coverage of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup across the BBC from Saturday, 26 October.

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