Australia ease to win against Ireland
- From the section Rugby League
Tournament favourites Australia warmed up for the knockout phase of the Rugby League World Cup with a comfortable win against Ireland in Limerick.
Kangaroos winger Jarryd Hayne opened the scoring after less than 90 seconds before his side ran in four more tries for a 26-0 half-time advantage.
Another four unanswered tries after the break ensured Australia finished as Group A winners ahead of England.
They will face the United States in the last eight on 16 November in Wrexham.