Eights and nines all round: England player ratings from huge rugby league World Cup win over Samoa

England got their World Cup campaign off to a flying start with a sensational 60-6 thrashing of highly-rated Samoa.

Coach Shaun Wane’s men turned in an outstanding team performance, running in 10 tries including six in the final 17 minutes.

From one-17, England rose to the occasion in front of a crowd of more than 43,000 at Newcastle’s St James’s Park.

Here’s how the England players rated.