England book their place in the Rugby League World Cup semi-finals as they run riot against Papua New Guinea in Wigan… with Tommy Makinson making history with a record-breaking FIVE tries
- England have advanced to the semi final of the Rugby League World Cup
- The Three Lions ran riot against Papua New Guinea at the DW Stadium
- Tommy Makinson scored five tries to make history on Saturday afternoon
- England will meet either Tonga or Samoa next week at the Emirates Stadium
Tommy Makinson magic helped seal England’s place in the semi final of the Rugby League World Cup, as the Three Lions battered Papua New Guinea in Wigan.
The tournament hosts surged to a healthy lead after just 15 minutes with their rivals unable to keep up with England’s superb intensity, led by the imperious Tom Burgess.
And the floodgates opened for the Three Lions, with Makinson, George Williams and Dominic Young all getting their names on the scoreboard.
Makinson grabbed five tries to etch his name in the record books, with no English player ever scoring that many times in a game at international level before.
England will meet either Tonga or Samoa in the semi final next week at the Emirates Stadium.
More to follow.
England have booked their place in the semi final of the Rugby League World Cup
Tommy Makinson etched his name into the record books by scoring five tries in Wigan
Kallum Watkins grins as he slides over the tryline with England running riot against PNG
Victor Radley was once again relentless for the Three Lions and acted as a battering ram
George Williams grounds the ball underneath the posts after a superb move from the hosts
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