Bennett’s England aim to upset Aussies to kick off World Cup

In this Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017, England coach Wayne Bennett, left, gestures as he talks with Sam Burgess during a training session ahead of the Rugby League World Cup in Melbourne, Australia. In the rugby league world, Australia has long been the dominant force. So when it comes to plotting the Kangaroos’ downfall at the World Cup, it was widely viewed a shrewd move by England to recruit Wayne Bennett. (Julian Smith via AP)


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