Ryan Hall extended his record-breaking try haul to help Wayne Bennett make a victorious start as England head coach in a 40-6 win over France.
Wayne Bennett expressed his satisfaction after making a winning start as England head coach against France.
France will have a new coach by the time they provide the first opposition for Wayne Bennett's England in October.
Wayne Bennett's first game in charge of England will be against France in Avignon on Saturday, October 22.
The draw has been made for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup with England in Pool A alongside Australia, France and Lebanon.
Full fixture list for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.
France coach Richard Agar has named a 37-strong squad to attend a mid-season get-together in early June.
France blitzed Scotland with seven first-half tries to claim a comfortable 32-18 in their European Championship clash in Avignon.
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