Toa Samoas 22-6 win over France in Perpignan today has confirmed the last two quarter-final match-ups for the Rugby League World Cup.
The Samoans will now meet Fiji in a highly-anticipated clash at Halliwell Jones Stadium in Warrington next Monday morning (NZT) while France will face England at DW Stadium in Wigan on Sunday morning (NZT).
The final group match between Samoa and France was a torrid affair. Played in front of a record crowd of 11,576 at Stade Gilbert Brutus, the clash featured brutal hits, late tackles and sin bin visits before Samoa broke away from a 6-6 halftime score-line to win.
At Stade Gilbert Brutus, Perpignan
France 6 (Morgan Escare try; Thomas Bosc conversion).
Toa Samoa 22 (Daniel Vidot, Anthony Milford, Pita Godinet, Junior Moors tries;
The quarter-final draw is (NZT):
Saturday, November 16: New Zealand v Scotland or Italy, Headingley Leeds (live SKY Sport 2, 9.00am kick-off)
Sunday, November 17: Australia v United States, Glyndwr University Racecourse Stadium, Wrexham (live SKY Sport 2, 2.00am kick-off)
Sunday, November 17: England v France, DW Stadium, Wigan (live SKY Sport, 9.00am kick-off)
Monday, November 18: Toa Samoa v Fiji, Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington (live SKY Sport, 4.00am kick-off)