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World Cup

Discussion in 'Rugby League Forum' started by Utility Player, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. Utility Player

    Utility Player Well-Known Member

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    Does anybody know if World Cup games count as tests on a players record? I tried to find out via Google but got conflicting information.
     
  2. DVS Matt

    DVS Matt Well-Known Member 2016 Tipping Competitor

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    any game that the Australia "A" side plays (i.e. not those tests in PNG etc) are counted as a test match.
     
  3. Utility Player

    Utility Player Well-Known Member

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    Thanks, was just thinking Glen Stewart will probably play more games for Australia than Brett in the WC and so should end up with more test caps.

    A situation few would have predicted 18 months ago.
     
  4. The Wheel

    The Wheel Well-Known Member

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    I recall in the 1970s were not counted as tests - Terry Randall for one never actually played a test and was not credited as being a test player but did actually play world cup games.

    Not sure if this palaver has been corrected in the annals of history
     
  5. nodd

    nodd Well-Known Member

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    A lot of records use to count world cup games as different to test matches. Don't know what the official outlook is these days.
     

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