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.
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