14 Nov 2022
In Pictures: Australia and New Zealand make women's final
Jillaroos cruised past Papua New Guinea first up before New Zealand reigned victorious over England to set up the final battle.
By Megan Armitage at LNER Community Stadium
Emma Tonegato's terrific hat-trick of tries and assists helped Australia ease past the Orchids as the defending champions ran out convincing 82-0 winners in York.
Australia will play for a third straight title at Old Trafford on Saturday after running in 15 scores in total.
New Zealand will join them in Manchester after Mele Hufanga's storming performance saw the Kiwi Ferns run into their sixth straight final with a 20-6 victory over hosts England.
Raecene McGregor gave the three-time champions a lead at the break but further tries from Otesa Pule and Brianna Clark put the game beyond doubt.
Here are the best photos from a misty Monday night in York.
The Rugby League World Cup promises to be the biggest, best and most inclusive event in the sport’s 127-year history with men’s, women’s and wheelchair teams competing in 61 games across 21 venues throughout England. Tickets are available via rlwc2021.com/tickets