It was the final round of group fixtures this weekend and 10 Saints players were involved.
Mark Percival finally made his first appearance at the World Cup and scored in England’s 36-6 win over France. James Roby and Alex Walmsley also played in the win that sees England take on PNG in the Quarter Finals.
So near and yet so far for Scotland who, captained by Luke Douglas, drew 14-14 with Samoa. The result sent Samoa through to a Quarter Final with Australia.
Wales’ disappointing tournament finished with a 34-6 loss to Ireland. Ben Morris scored in the defeat, whilst Regan Grace and Morgan Knowles also featured.
Ireland’s tournament is over despite them winning two from three in their group. Louie McCarthy-Scarsbrook and Kyle Amor both played in the 34-6 win over Wales whilst former Saint Shannon McDonnell officially announced his retirement from the sport.
Theo Fages captained France in their third game of the World Cup – a 36-6 loss to England. It left the French winless in Group A
Friday Nov 17: Australia v Samoa – 9.30am
Saturday Nov 18: Tonga v Lebanon – 4am
Saturday Nov 18: New Zealand v Fiji – 6.30am
Sunday Nov 19: England v PNG – 5am