New Zealand score 10 tries to finish the group stages of the Rugby League World Cup with 56-10 win over Papua New Guinea.
have scored 10 tries in their final Rugby League World Cup group match to thrash New Zealand 56-10 this evening. Papua New Guinea led the reigning champions to a commanding 40-0 lead at the end of the first half, scoring a hat-trick of tries inside the opening 40 minutes, while setting up another for Sonny Bill Williams . Frank-Paul Nu'uausala © Getty Images got Papua New Guinea on the scoreboard early in the second half, before creating a chance for Dion Aiye to add another late on. Wellington Albert and Dean Whare ensured that New Zealand kept increasing their score, both scoring two tries. Roger Tuivasa-Sheck
The Kiwis eased off towards the end of the second half, using their replacements to rest players for the quarter-finals, where they will face either Scotland or Italy next Friday.
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