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Scotland name team for Tonga match

Scotland head coach Steve McCormack has named his 19 man squad to play Tonga at Derwent Park, Workington on Tuesday (8pm) Danny Addy (Bradford Bulls) Danny Brough (C) (Huddersfield Giants) Brett Carter (Workington Town) Luke Douglas (Gold Coast Titans) Dale Ferguson (Huddersfield Giants) Ben Fisher (London Broncos) Ben Hellewell (Featherstone Rovers) Ian Henderson (Catalans Dragons) Alex Hurst (London Broncos) Ben Kavanagh ... Read More »

Tonga name team for Scotland match

Tonga head coach Charles Tonga has named his 19-man squad to play Scotland at Derwent Park, Workington on Tuesday (8pm) 1. Glen Fisi’iahi 2. Daniel Tupou 3. Jorge Taufua 4. Konrad Hurrell 5. Sosaia Feki 6. Samisoni Langi 7. Daniel Foster 8. Brent Kite 9. Siliva Havili 10. Fuifui Moimoi 11. Sika Manu 12. Jason Taumalolo 13. Willie Manu 14. Nafe ... Read More »

Full Time Report: New Zealand 42 Samoa 24

The Rugby League World Cup came alive in the second half of the clash between New Zealand and Samoa at Warrington. New Zealand had dominated the first half with tries from Simon Mannering (2), Josh Hoffman and Roger Tuivasa-Sheck coupled with three conversions from Shaun Johnson to an unconverted try from Ben Roberts. The Kiwis had a 22-4 interval lead ... Read More »

Half Time Report: New Zealand 22 Samoa 4

Defending champions New Zealand made a bright start to their defence of the Rugby League World Cup with a converted 11th minute try from Josh Hoffman, the score coming after a superb pass from Sonny Bill Williams in the build-up. Skipper Simon Mannering crossed four minutes later and then 20-year-old winger Roger Tuivasa-Sheck scored with a superb dive in the ... Read More »

Full Time Report: PNG 8 France 9

France held out for a dramatic one-point win over PNG at Craven Park after PNG fullback David Mead missed a kickable penalty goal in the last minute when France had been penalised for offside. PNG had recovered from a two-point interval deficit with Josiah Abavu crossing for a try two minutes into the second half but, despite a lengthy period of ... Read More »

Half Time Report: PNG 4 France 6

France had a narrow lead over Papua New Guinea at half time of their game in Hull on the second day of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup. France had opened the scoring in the sixth minute when Thomas Bosc ghosted through the PNG defence. Bosc converted his own try. It took PNG 11 minutes to hit back with winger ... Read More »

Fiji name squad for Ireland encounter

Fiji coach Rick Stone has named his 19-man squad ahead of their game against Ireland at Rochdale on Monday (8pm) Fiji squad: Jayson Bukuya, Petero Civoniceva (capt), Kane Evans, Aaron Groom, Marika Koroibete, Apisai Koroisau, Daryl Millard, Kevin Naiqama, Wes Naiqama, Alipate Noilea, Semi Radradra, Vitale Roqicq, Ashton Sims, Korbin Sims, Tariq Sims, James Storer, Akuila Uate, Eloni Vunakece, Sisa ... Read More »

Ireland name squad for Fiji match

Ireland head coach Mark Aston has named his 19-man squad to play Fiji at Spotland Stadium, Rochdale on Monday (8pm) Ireland squad: Dave Allen, Luke Ambler, Bob Beswick, Damien Blanch, Danny Bridge, Ben Currie, Liam Finn, Scott Grix, Kurt Haggerty, James Hasson, Rory Kostjasyn, Stuart Littler, James Mendeika, Tyrone McCarthy, Anthony Mullally, Eamon O’Carroll, Apirana Pewhairangi, Pat Richards, Brett White. Read More »

Full Time Report: Wales 16 Italy 32

A superb performance from centre Aiden Guerra led Italy to victory at the Millennium Stadium. Italy held a 14-12 interval lead, Guerra crossing twice for the Azzurri with Josh Mantellato kicking three goals whilst Wales had tries from Ben Evans and Rhodri Lloyd with Lloyd White kicking two goals. Elliot Kear grabbed a try for the Welsh three minutes into ... Read More »

Half Time Report: Wales 12 Italy 14

TWO tries from centre Aiden Guerra helped Italy to a two-point interval lead over Wales at the Millennium Stadium. The Azzurri centre crossed first for the Italians on nine minutes after a storming midfield break from Paul Vaughan. Ben Evans dived on a Lloyd White kick that was deflected by Guerra for the Welsh on 15 minutes with Elliot Kear ... Read More »