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With this time of year normally a struggle for rugby league fans, the Rugby League World Cup is a blessing for those who can’t go without their footy fix.

The tournament is set to kick off in Melbourne this Friday, and features some of the game’s elite as well as talents from all four corners of the world.

In Week 1 seven incoming, outgoing and current Knights have been named to play.

Read on to find out which games are a must-watch from a red and blue perspective.