One of the best things about any World Cup is that it becomes a celebration of the whole sport and that has been true of the Rugby League World Cup.
A lot of that celebration has come from one man who has been on a mission to celebrate the English game even though he comes from Australia.
That man is legendary commentator Andrew Voss who has been working with the BBC to cover the tournament.
He has done so much more than that visiting grounds across the country to get a true feel for British rugby league.
This week he returned to the home of the Warrington Wolves the Halliwell Jones Stadium to pay homage to “one of the greatest of all time.”
That man ins Brian Bevan whom there is a statue of at the ground.
Bevan helped the Wire lift three Championships as well as two Challenge Cups in his over 600 appearances for the club as he ran in over 700 tries.
On visiting his statue in the rain, Vossy said: “I said during the 2013 World Cup, if you come to England and you don’t like the weather then tough.
“The rain has set in but I’m still here at Warrington paying homage to the great Brian Bevan here at the Halliwell Jones Stadium.
“I am blown away by the respect that the man gets. Rugby League immortal and then some.
“I love this place Warrington, true rugby league town and home to one of the greatest of all times.”
Bit of weather in Warrington. @WarringtonRLFC But never any regrets coming to this great rugby league town. My @RLWC2021 adventure. If you are an Aussie fan in the UK, you MUST come here for a visit. And drop into @_therodney as well. @fanfoxleague @FOXNRL @BBCSport @SuperLeague pic.twitter.com/GJ1tzl2sBT
— Andrew Voss (@AndrewVossy) November 18, 2022