Today's scheduled game between Workington Town and rugby league giants Wigan Warriors has been called off. Heavy rain led to the pitch at Derwent Park becoming water-logged.
Discussions are ongoing to try and rearrange the fixture.
It was a testimonial match in honour of Wigan's Paul Prescott, whose career was recently ended through injury.
The Rugby League new season is still more than a month away, but the big beasts of West Cumbria have woken from their winter hibernation.
Yesterday saw the neighbours have a pre-season get together at the Recreation Ground.
The Rugby League World Cup has officially left West Cumbria.
The Scottish team have departed for their next fixture, having made a terrific impact on the local economy, tourism and the next generation of fans.
Hotels were fully booked, the players spent time in the community and the town was booming. The plan now, is to build on that success.
Samantha Parker reports.
The Rugby League World Cup will leave a lasting legacy in West Cumbria, according to organisers speaking today.
Thousands of rugby enthusiasts attended both games at Derwent Park to cheer on Scotland as they took on Tonga and Italy.
Organisers say tourism, the game and the community have all benefitted from hosting the Scottish team over the two week period.
The matches were complimented by a strong community engagement programme which saw the World Cup visit schools across the county and schoolchildren were heavily involved on match days and during the parades.
Organisers at Workington Town plan to continue their community engagement programmes following the World Cup success.
Tourism organisations in West Cumbria are trying to calculate the economic benefits of the two rugby league world cup games staged in the county.
It was estimated before the matches that they would bring in three quarters of a million pounds.
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Steve McCormack, coach for the Scottish rugby league team, has been speaking to ITV Border about how much support West Cumbria gave the team when they played in Workington.
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.