10 Reasons to Watch the Rugby League World Cup

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10 Reasons to Watch the Rugby League World Cup
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Rugby league's biggest sporting event of 2013 starts this weekend, and it's being played out largely on British shores. The Rugby League World Cup promises to be a superb spectacle, with big hits, high quality skill and some of the best players in the world showcasing their skills on the biggest stage of all.

With England's Group A clash against bitter rivals Australia getting the tournament underway in Cardiff, there are many reasons to tune in and watch some of the finest rugby seen on either side of the code divide.

Here, Bleacher Report takes a look at the 10 of the best reasons to make sure you get your fix of World Cup action—be it players, crunch games or just magnificent stories behind the tournament.

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