FROM the build-up to the finish, here's our favourite images of Rugby League World Cup 2017.

The 15th tournament, from October 27 to December 2, was staged in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

In the final at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, the Kangaroos lifted the cup for the 11th time courtesy of a 6-0 defeat of England.

Check out the experience of colour, drama, excitement, fun, and emotion throughout the tournament courtesy of the brilliant photographers at NRLPhotos.