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Vote: Who should have been given an England call-up?

Vote: Who should have been given an England call-up?

On Sunday, England boss Steve McNamara named his 24-man squad for this month’s Four Nations tournament. It’s hard to argue with the majority of his selections, but there are certainly a handful of players who did more than enough to

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Samoa: Godinet, Masoe in; Soliola, Asotasi out

Samoa: Godinet, Masoe in; Soliola, Asotasi out

Samoa have named a 23-man squad for this month’s Four Nations tournament – and two Super League stars have been included. Wakefield’s Pita Godinet and St Helens’ Mose Masoe have the chance to line up against England on October 25,

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Betting: England’s Four Nations odds continue to drift

Betting: England’s Four Nations odds continue to drift

England have very little chance of winning the Four Nations, according to bookmakers across the UK. Indeed, despite those around them struggling to put together full-strength squads for this month’s tournament, Steve McNamara’s men are clear underdogs, priced at a

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Tuivasa-Sheck, Locke and Waerea-Hargreaves out for Kiwis

Tuivasa-Sheck, Locke and Waerea-Hargreaves out for Kiwis

New Zealand have named their 24-man squad for the Four Nations later this month, and three of their most recognisable players are not involved. In addition to the loss of Sonny Bill Williams to rugby union, Stephen Kearney has dropped

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Jarryd Hayne unlikely to fill in at full-back for Kangaroos

Jarryd Hayne unlikely to fill in at full-back for Kangaroos

Dally M player of the year Jarryd Hayne thinks he has lost the battle to start at full-back for Australia in the Four Nations later this month. The Parramatta Eels star, who enjoyed a stand-out year for both club and

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Life in the Championship won’t be easy, says Bulls coach

Life in the Championship won’t be easy, says Bulls coach

Bradford Bulls assistant coach Karl Harrison has warned players and fans of the club that promotion to Super League next year is not a certainty and that it’s going to be a task just to qualify for the middle eight.

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James Roby: I’m not retiring from international duty

James Roby: I’m not retiring from international duty

St Helens hooker James Roby insists he has not retired from international Rugby League, despite making himself unavailable for England at the Four Nations. The 28-year-old, who has been Super League’s best performer this season according to Opta statistics, has

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Nathan Brown: Roby just needs a “tidy-up”

Nathan Brown: Roby just needs a “tidy-up”

St Helens coach Nathan Brown has explained why star hooker James Roby has made himself unavailable for England at the Four Nations. The 28-year-old, who is on the Man of Steel shortlist following another sensational season, was almost certain to

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Four Nations: Hodgson confident in England’s chances

Four Nations: Hodgson confident in England’s chances

England hooker Josh Hodgson is confident Steve McNamara’s men have what it takes to cause an upset at the Four Nations and come home with some silverware. The 24-year-old, who recently joined Canberra Raiders on a two-year deal from Hull

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Gareth Ellis granted RFL testimonial

Gareth Ellis granted RFL testimonial

Hull FC captain Gareth Ellis has been granted a three-month testimonial by the RFL in recognition of his glittering Rugby League career. The game’s governing body have honoured the 33-year-old for his services to the sport in a career that

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