The former St Helens and Bradford coach masterminded a gutsy but thrilling win in this quarter-final in Wellington.
Fiji started the match with an intensity the Kiwis simply couldn't match, resulting in New Zealand giving away a number of early ruck penalties in attempting to slow the play the ball down, one of which Fiji used to take an initial 2-0 lead.
The previous six point score was Great Britain's 6-0 win over France in the 1970 tournament.
Fiji produced a stunning version of their ritual hymn singing before kick off and then hit all the right notes in the game itself.
Apisai Koroisau kicked penalties either side of half time at Wellington Regional Stadium to give Fiji victory in a dogfight of a test match and a ticket to a semi-final against reigning champions Australia in Brisbane next week.
New Zealand 2-4 Fiji: Kiwis crash out of the Rugby League World Cup to Pacific island rivals in quarter-final thriller
The second favourites, pre-tournament, had been forced to carry out nearly twice as many tackles as Fiji in the first period.
The victor of the Fiji and New Zealand match will play Australia who defeated Samoa with eight tries and eight conversions to finish 46-0 in last nights quarter final.
Johnson got New Zealand on the board after Fiji were penalised for dissent but the Kiwis were immediately on the back foot again after Rapana was sent to the bin for a professional foul.
Shaun Johnson levelled before Taane Milne scored the decisive points with another penalty after 62 minutes.
The runners-up spot in their group means the Kiwis face a tricky quarter-final on Saturday against Fiji, who are aiming to reach a third successive semi-final, while Tonga's reward is a last-eight clash with minnows Lebanon.
Union County families adopt 9 kids on National Adoption Day
You know, quite frankly, most of the time, our court does not have a whole lot of happy events, and this is just a special day". It's hard to overstate the impact that the gift of adoption can have on a child, and on parents. "Just the smiles.
Miguel Ángel Gil Marín, the son of the club's longtime owner Jesús Gil, is known to have a 52% stake in the club, and Mr. Barcelona have emerged as frontrunners in the race for Griezmann with the player's Atletico Madrid future uncertain.
Two women have come forward by name accusing Moore of initiating sexual contact with them when they were 14 and 16, respectively. Tim Kaine (D-Va.), the party's most recent vice presidential nominee, called this week for the end of superdelegates.
But Coleman was to lead Wales to their first major tournament for 58 years and took them to the semi-finals of Euro 2016. His future with Wales was in doubt from the moment they failed to qualify for Russian Federation 2018.
This upgrade puts Moody's one notch ahead of Fitch and S&P, which now has India on BBB- (stable), noted ANZ in a research report. The rating upgrade augurs well for inflows into the local bond market, which has already witnessed solid inflows in 2017.
A strong natural disaster hit Tibet (also known as the Xizang Autonomous Region or Xizang) in southern China early today morning. Arunachal Pradesh and neighbouring countries experienced severe tremors this morning.
West Ham were beaten 5-1 by the visitors, and Martinez played all 90 minutes but did not get on the scoresheet. But he was in bullish form, saying: "I've not got any time for any nonsense". 'I can't be bothered.
These Congress rebels had supported the BJP against Congress heavyweight Ahmed Patel in the Rajya Sabha election. The results will be announced along with that of Himachal Pradesh assembly on December 18.
Jose Mourinho has criticised the measures taken by England to ensure that Phil Jones played in the friendly against Germany . We can watch it, we can agree with some referees decisions in their matches yes or no but we cant interfere.
Al Franken, Minnesota Democrat, of groping during a USO tour in 2006. Gillibrand said past year in an essay on why she was supporting Mrs.
Congress raises more questions on Rafale deal
Gandhi also put out tweets taking a jibe at the government over Rafale deal and alleged a "loot". There was an urgent need for the acquisition of the planes for the IAF's defence preparedness.
Driverless cars take to United Kingdom roads
Rogers added: " Jaguar Land Rover is proud to be a leader in collaborative research projects for autonomous and connected cars". Through this technology, the auto is connected to the traffic light system.
State has benefited from JD(U)-BJP alliance: Nitish
It submitted that the Commission should look into the numerical strength of the National Council of the party constituted in 2013. Nitish faction had this month written to the EC not to allow Arrow symbol to Sharad faction for Gujarat polls.
Unemployment drops in LA and Orange counties
Fresno County's October unemployment rate was 7.8 percent, up from 7.5 percent in September and below 9 percent a year ago. Other sectors adding jobs over the month were trade, transportation and utilities; financial activities; and construction.
Kyrie Irving, Boston Celtics Continue Unstoppable Start
The Warriors are still dominant, but the Cavs have looked downright bad at times, and the Thunder are still in beta testing. But also Al Horford (15.3), Jaylen Brown (14.7), rookie Jayson Tatum (14.0) and Marcus Morris (13.7).
IL Trims Position in Schlumberger NV (NYSE:SLB)
A month ago, they told us to expect earnings of US$0.45 per share while three months ago their EPS consensus estimate was US$0.47. The company has a market cap of $84,930.00, a P/E ratio of 48.67, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.92 and a beta of 1.02.