Prime Minister David Cameron has tweeted support for the 14th Rugby League World Cup, which kicks off this afternoon when England take on Australia at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
Happy to see Rugby League World Cup kick off today, continuing a superb year of sport after Murray, Froome, the Ashes and Lions @rlwc2013
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