Wakeman and Tedesco are still on the team, and travelling to Townsville for their next RLWC
game against the USA on Sunday.
Italy arrived for RLWC
2013 given no chance but prospered with a warm-up win over England in Salford and then victory over Wales in Cardiff.
The John Smith's stadium, or as it was formerly known, The McAlpine Stadium and Galpharm Stadium, has hosted three RLWC matches.
Here is a reminder of how they each turned out - just to whet your appetite: 14 OCTOBER 1995: RLWC GROUP 1 AUSTRALIA 66 FIJI 0 It may not have been a classic in the sense that the following two are, but this match marks the first ever World Cup match hosted at the then newly-built McApline Stadium.
22 OCTOBER 1995: RLWC SEMI-FINAL AUSTRALIA 30 NEW ZEALAND 20 With the semi-final tied at 20-20, the Oceania rivals entered into extra time.
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trophy will be on stage at the top of the Woolshops at 1.
The best four designs from each of the RLWC host areas will then be displayed on the RLWC 2013 website and the public will select the winner.
Kirklees RLWC 2013 ambassador Robbie Hunter-Paul said: "We are really proud to be a RLWC 2013 host here in Kirklees.
It's a stunning venue and has hosted some famous Rugby League World Cup games in the past," said RLWC
2013 general manager Sally Bolton.
The 20-year-old Leeds Rhinos second-row forward is ready to fly out to America at the end of the week as part of the Jamaican side competing against the USA and South Africa in the Atlantic Zone Qualifiers for a place in the 2013 RLWC
in England and Wales.