Definitely No Regrets

The Kiwis dismissed the sceptics and the Kangaroos to win the Rugby League World Cup in Brisbane, beating the Australians 34-20, their first ever World Cup win. Outside of the New Zealand camp, few gave the Kiwis a prayer of derailing Kangaroos supposedly awaiting their coronation, but the Kiwis were joyously swinging the clunking piece of silverware around their heads after arguably the sport’s greatest upset. The Daily Telegraph described the team as “a driven outfit who delivered spectacularly.” “We were really gritty, dragged them into an arm wrestle, and we went from there,” coach Stephen Kearney said. Captain Nathan Cayless said the win would “take a long time to sink in” and rated it as a clear career highlight. “For sure, that’s my grand final, that’s the biggest thing for me. I just can’t believe it.”


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Dan Carter Explains New Zealand’s Cup Success

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