England run in 17 tries against World Cup debutants Greece to top their group

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Newcastle Knights winger Dom Young scored four first-half tries as England thrashed Greece 94-4 on Saturday to set up a likely Rugby League World Cup quarter-final against Papua New Guinea.

The winning margin was England’s largest at a World Cup, surpassing their 76-4 victory over Russia in 2000.

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Greece will have fond memories of their first-ever World Cup but may wake up with nightmares from their inaugural meeting with England after being out-muscled and eventually run off their feet.