Can World Cup boost rugby league?

BBC Sport's Dan Roan investigates whether the upcoming 2013 Rugby League World Cup can help the sport make an impact outside of its traditional northern heartlands.

Tournament director Nigel Wood describes the event as "the biggest opportunity for the sport in a generation", and hopes a successful international competition will boost the popularity of the sport.

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

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