Scintillating England score eight tries

England got back to winning ways with the help of a scintillating first-half performance to beat Ireland 42-0 at the John Smith's Stadium in Huddersfield.

They lost their Rugby League World Cup opener to Australia but a first half hat-trick from Ryan Hall ensured they remain on course for a semi-final spot.

Tom Briscoe scored two tries with Brett Ferres, Kallum Watkins and Rangi Chase all crossing the white line as a rampant England ran in a total of eight tries to complete the rout.

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