England drawn alongside Samoa, France and Greece in Rugby League World Cup

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England playing Australia in the 2017 World Cup final
England, captained by the now-retired Sam Burgess, lost 6-0 to Australia in the 2017 World Cup final

Hosts England have been drawn alongside Samoa, France and Greece in the group stage of the 2021 Rugby League World Cup.

England will play Samoa in the opening match of the tournament at St James’ Park, Newcastle on 23 October.

Australia, who beat England in the 2017 final, are in Group B and have been drawn with Fiji, Scotland and Italy.