Winger Tom Johnstone scored a first-half hat-trick on debut as England beat France 44-6.
England will warm up for the visit of New Zealand in the autumn with an international against France on October 20.
Australia may have claimed the spoils at the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, but who made the team of the tournament?
Terry O'Connor looks back at the weekend's Rugby League World Cup as Tonga stunned New Zealand.
Jermaine McGillvary scored twice as England produced their best display of the World Cup to cruise into the quarter-finals.
Recap the updates from Perth where England recorded a 36-6 victory over France ahead of the World Cup Quarter-Finals.
Eloi Pelissier's expulsion from the France squad has not caused disruption ahead of their World Cup clash with England, says Theo Fages.
Brian Carney casts his eye on all the talking points from week two of the Rugby League World Cup.
France hooker Eloi Pelissier has been sent home from the World Cup after breaking a team curfew.
Wade Graham scored four tries as Australia beat France 52-6 in Canberra.
Barrie McDermott says New Zealand were the most impressive team of the weekend while England need to get tougher mentally.
Lebanon recorded their first ever Rugby League World Cup victory with an impressive 29-18 win over France in Canberra.
France coach Aurelien Cologni has included eight players from Catalans Dragons in his 24-man squad for the 2017 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
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.
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