Australia rip through Scotland in 84-0 Rugby League World Cup thrashing

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  • Kangaroos run in 15 tries at Coventry Building Society Arena
  • Josh Addo-Carr scores four tries, debutant Campbell Graham three

One of Coventry’s best-known historical figures is Lady Godiva who, as legend tells it, famously rode through the English city naked on horseback in protest at high taxes in the 11th century. On Friday night it was the Kangaroos who stormed through the town, fully dressed of course, and caught the eye as they slaughtered Scotland 84-0 in their second Rugby League World Cup match.

It was a result never really in doubt in the wet West Midlands, considering the gulf between the defending World Cup holders and the minnow Bravehearts, who rely largely on lower league players of English and Antipodean heritage. The two countries have only ever played once before, back in the 2016 Four Nations in Hull, and that fixture ended in a similarly one-sided 54-12 victory.

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Written by John Davidson at Coventry Building Society Arena
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