RugbyL: Australia beat New Zealand 34-2 to win Rugby League World Cup

Australia beat New Zealand 34-2 to win the Rugby League World Cup final at Old Trafford on Saturday.

The Kangaroos scored five tries through Billy Slater (2), Cooper Cronk and Brett Morris (2), stand-off Johnathan Thurston kicking five conversions and two penalties for a personal tally of 14 points.

New Zealand had just one Shaun Johnson penalty to their credit.

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