3 Dec 2013

League World Cup windfall

11:46 am on 3 December 2013

The just-completed Rugby League World Cup is expected to generate a profit of more than $6 million.

Rugby Football League chief executive Nigel Wood has described the tournament as a resounding success, exceeding expectations in most areas.

There were sellout crowds at seven venues including Old Trafford where the attendance of more than 74,000 for the Australia-New Zealand final was a record for international rugby league.