posted on Nov, 27 2004 @ 04:18 PM
Australia turned on the style to stun an expectant capacity crowd at Elland Road and shatter Great Britain's hopes in the Gillette Tri-Nations
The Kangaroos recorded their biggest Test win in England and, like the Wallabies four hours earlier, showed how dangerous it can be to write them
For the rugby league boys, it was an all-too familiar anti-climax to an otherwise competitive series as Australia maintained their 32-year domination
of the world game.
The embarrassment was exacerbated by the fact that no-one saw it coming. Britain had clearly been the in-form side going into the final and thoroughly
deserved their 24-12 win over the Kangaroos a fortnight earlier.