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FEATURE: Burgess hoping to create more special memories against New Zealand

FEATURE: Burgess hoping to create more special memories against New Zealand Updated

For his first game back in an England shirt, Sam Burgess probably couldn’t have picked a more ideal opponent than New Zealand. After all, it’s the Kiwis who hold some of the most memorable bonds with Burgess in international rugby

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Catalans sign Luke Walsh on one-year deal

Catalans sign Luke Walsh on one-year deal

Catalans Dragons have announced the signing of Luke Walsh on a one-year contract for the 2017 season. Walsh, who has played in the NRL for both Newcastle and Penrith, joins after three years in England with St Helens, where he

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New Zealand draft in Greg Eastwood for England clash

New Zealand draft in Greg Eastwood for England clash

NZ Kiwis coach David Kidwell has named the same 17 that took the field against Australia in Perth for the opening clash of the Four Nations against England at John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield. Kidwell and his coaching staff have

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Jason Demetriou continues coaching career with move to Brisbane

Jason Demetriou continues coaching career with move to Brisbane

Former Super League player Jason Demetriou will join Wayne Bennett’s NRL staff as an assistant coach at Brisbane for the 2017 pre-season. Demetriou has experienced a wonderful last few years, capped off by winning the Intrust Super State Championship with

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England make five changes to squad for Four Nations opener

England make five changes to squad for Four Nations opener

England coach Wayne Bennett has selected his 19-man squad for their first game of the Ladbrokes Four Nations against New Zealand at a sold out John Smith’s Stadium on Saturday, October 29 (2.30pm). Bennett has made five changes to the

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Bradford Bulls sign Lachlan Burr

Bradford Bulls sign Lachlan Burr

Bradford Bulls have announced the signing of Gold Coast’s Lachlan Burr. The 24-year-old Titans forward joins the Bulls on a one-year deal and will link up with his former coach Rohan Smith. Before his time at the Titans, the back-rower was

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Graham eager to play with Burgess once again

Graham eager to play with Burgess once again

James Graham has insisted he’s happy to step aside as stand-in captain and let Sam Burgess take over: adding that he can’t wait to link up with the Souths forward in an England shirt once again this weekend. Graham captained

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FEATURE: A combined Four Nations team – with all four sides

FEATURE: A combined Four Nations team – with all four sides Updated

With the Four Nations now just hours away, for this week’s Thursday XIII, we’re having a bit of fun with our fantasy team selection. We’ve compiled what we reckon is the best combined team featuring all four competing nations –

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Scotland experiences helped lure Douglas to Super League

Scotland experiences helped lure Douglas to Super League Updated

Scotland forward Luke Douglas admits he’s hopeful of making more special memories with the national side in the next few weeks – the kind of which persuaded him to play his rugby in this country full-time. Douglas has signed a

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Leuluai reveals Kiwis are “angry” at poor away form

Leuluai reveals Kiwis are “angry” at poor away form Updated

Thomas Leuluai has warned England and the rest of the sides in this year’s Four Nations that the Kiwis are “angry” about their poor form away from the southern hemisphere: and they are keen to put that right over the

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