JERMAINE McGILLVARY added one other two tries to his wonderful report as England booked a semi-final in opposition to Tonga.
The Huddersfield winger made it 11 in 10 worldwide appearances and brilliantly created Kallum Watkins’ second-half double.
However the bumps and bruises from this match are more likely to final some time, not least on Kevin Brown.
The England stand-off was hammered by the brilliantly named Stargroth Amean, then Watson Boas got here in when he was mendacity dazed on the bottom.
Amazingly, no penalty was given by Tremendous League ref James Little one however as soon as the brick wall was damaged, Wayne Bennett’s males had sufficient to punish PNG.
England weren’t nice within the first half, regardless of their 14-Zero lead and Kato Ottio twice went near getting the Kumuls on the board.
He dropped a kick then clearly shoved Gareth Widdop to spurn the probabilities however the warning sign was despatched out.
The lead might have been extra snug had Luke Gale handed when he made an early break, solely to carry on and be clobbered by David Mead, who was compelled off for the remainder of the sport with concussion.
However the completion fee needed to be improved – Tonga and Australia may have punished errors much more.
It didn’t massively enhance within the second half, when England had tailed off in opposition to Lebanon and France.
Nevertheless, Widdop’s second of magic – kicking by way of for Ben Currie’s strive – could have gone a protracted strategy to easing any pressure.
Castleford new boy Garry Lo, one of many stars of the match, slid in to get PNG on the board simply earlier than the hour mark.
However McGillvary and Watkins mixed to complete off a 95-metre rating, with the previous choosing the ball up on his personal 30 metre line and sending the Leeds centre over from midway.
And the pair did it once more when McGillvary managed at hand the ball to Watkins, who brilliantly completed within the nook.
Ryan Corridor ended what appeared a drought – all of 1 recreation – with the ultimate rating whereas Widdop booted 4 objectives.
ENGLAND’S ladies misplaced their second group recreation of their World Cup 38-Zero.
They now should beat the Prepare dinner Islands to succeed in the semi-finals.
England participant Chantelle Crowl made a biting allegation in opposition to Australia’s Isabelle Kelly – the incident will probably be reviewed tomorrow.
England: Widdop eight; McGillvary 9, Watkins eight, Bateman 5, Corridor 6; Brown 6, Gale 7; Hill 6, Hodgson 5, Graham 7, S Burgess 6, Whitehead 6, O’Loughlin 6. Interchange: Walmsley 7, T Burgess 7, Currie 6, Roby 7.