Fans who turned out to see Scotland take on Italy last night at Derwent Park told ITV Border what it had meant for Workington to play host to some of the world's best sporting action.
Scotland coach Steve McCormack praised west Cumbrian fans again last night after a crowd of more than seven thousand saw his side draw with Italy and keep their hopes of progressing in the Rugby League World Cup alive.
Scotland raced ahead at Derwent Park with tries from Matt Russell and Kane Linnett put them 14-0 ahead.
Raymond Nasso and Cameron Ciraldo scored for Italy to bring them within two points at 14-12 at the interval.
Chris Centrone and Anthony Minichiello dragged Italy into the lead for the first time in the match before Hellewell's try ensured both sides picked up a point.
The magic of the Rugby League World Cup has continued to attract large crowds of supporters to Workington.
Many today were Scotland fans. Their side faced Italy, in front of an expectant Tartan Army.
And an exciting game ended in an unexpected draw. The result, Scotland 30 - 30 Italy.
Ryan Dollard sent this report.
Scotland's Rugby League Team toured M-Sport headquarters in Dovenby today, enjoying well earned rest after Tuesday's victory over Tonga.
The squad are enjoying their time in West Cumbria and say the reaction from the Workington crowd two nights ago blew them away.
Ryan Dollard reports.
ITV Border went to meet up with Workington lad Brett Carter to find out what it had been like to represent Scotland in their victory against Tonga, only to find him mobbed by new fans starstruck in the presence of brilliance.
Scotland International Brett Carter, who scored a try in their opening victory over Tonga earlier this week, talks to ITV Border about how it felt to win the match.
Charlie Tonga, coach for the Tongan team who played Scotland last night, explained to ITV Border where his side go from here after losing their first game of the Rugby League World Cup.
The Rugby League World Cup finally came to Wortkington last night as Scotland beat Tonga in a major upset at Derwent Park.
The competition is expected to bring almost a million pounds to West Cumbria and it is certainly being well supported.
Ryan Dollard was at the game last night - watch his lunchtime report below.
Danny Brough, Super League's 'Man of Steel' explains to ITV Border what makes the Scotland's team spirit so good.
Scotland coach Steve McCormack thanks West Cumbria for taking the team into their hearts and helping them to the greatest ever World Cup win in Scotland's history.