8 October 2013 Last updated at 07:14

Great Britain win 1960 Rugby League World Cup

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

On 8 October 1960, Great Britain's rugby league team won the World Cup with a 10-3 victory over Australia at Odsal Stadium in Bradford.

Britain had won the inaugural tournament in France in 1954, but Australia won the 1957 competition.

Tries from Wigan wingers Mick Sullivan and Welshman Billy Boston saw the home side claim victory in front of 32,773 people.

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