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Hardaker shines as Knights put Samoa to the sword

🕔17:52, 19.Oct 2013

ENGLAND KNIGHTS 52 SAMOA 16 By Liam Williams England Knights avoided an early scare to beat Samoa 52-16 largely thanks to a man-of-the-match performance from Zak Hardaker and a hat-trick by Jack Hughes. Despite conceding the opening try, England Knights

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Battling Bravehearts beaten by plucky Papuans

🕔17:37, 19.Oct 2013

SCOTLAND 20 PAPUA NEW GUINEA 38 Gavin Willacy at Big Fellas Stadium, Featherstone Scotland got everything they wanted from their only pre-World Cup warm-up – apart from a win. Papua New Guinea took advantage of the many changes Scotland made

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Wigan star appointed Samoa captain

🕔17:36, 19.Oct 2013

Rugby League Samoa have announced the appointment of Harrison Hansen as Toa Samoa Captain. Hansen is the longest serving member in the team since 2007 and currently plays for Wigan Warriors. Samoa Coach Matt Parish noted Hansen’s outstanding character both

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Tomahawks stun France

🕔14:40, 19.Oct 2013

USA continued their preparations for Rugby League World Cup 2013 in impressive style, beating France 22-18 in Toulouse on Friday evening. Following what was described as “the most important victory in the Tomahawks’ surging journey”, team personnel were quick to

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Huddersfield sell-out leads the way as World Cup fever grows

🕔13:18, 18.Oct 2013

Rugby League World Cup 2013 announced today that the England v Ireland game at Huddersfield is the first game to sell out. Organisers are confident that the tournament will be the best attended Rugby League World Cup ever. Since the

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Samoa announce team to face England Knights

🕔13:05, 18.Oct 2013

Samoa have named a 25-man squad for their Rugby League World Cup 2013 warm-up fixture against England Knights at Salford City Stadium tomorrow (2.00pm). The starting line-up features 2013 Super League Grand Final winner Harrison Hansen of Wigan Warriors and

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Italy name team to face England

🕔10:58, 18.Oct 2013

Italy have named two players from 2013 NRL Grand Final winners Sydney Roosters in their starting team to face England in the first ever senior international between the two nations at Salford City Stadium tomorrow (4.30pm). The Azurri are captained

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Wigan sign Sarginson and Clubb

Wigan sign Sarginson and Clubb

🕔09:32, 18.Oct 2013

Wigan Warriors have announced the signing of centre Dan Sarginson and utility forward Tony Clubb from London Broncos. Sarginson has agreed a two-year contract for seasons 2014 and 2015 with a further option for 2016 ,while Clubb has agreed terms

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Westerman commits future to Hull FC

Westerman commits future to Hull FC

🕔09:27, 18.Oct 2013

Hull FC forward Joe Westerman has become the club’s second key player to commit to a new long-term contract in the space of a week after agreeing a two-year extension with the Black and Whites. Coming hot on the heels

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PM’s good luck wish for World Cup

🕔18:21, 17.Oct 2013

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has sent a good luck message to Rugby League World Cup 2013 teams, fans and Team 13 Volunteers. “After years of planning and months of build-up, Rugby League World Cup 2013 is about to get

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