Video: NZ vs Samoa World Cup highlights
The Kiwis have opened their Rugby League World Cup campaign with a high-scoring 42-24 win over Samoa in Warrington.
Manu Vatuvei scored a hat trick for the Kiwis while captain Simon Mannering scored a brace. See highlights below.
NZ COACH PRAISES SAMOA
New Zealand coach Stephan Kearney was philosophical after watching his side's second half wobble against Samoa.
The Kiwis came away 42-24 winners in the end, having led 36-4 ten minutes after half time, and were given a stern test by a buoyant Samoan side, cheered on by a sell out crowd at Warrington.
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