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Australia won the Ashes 50 years ago today

Australia won the Ashes 50 years ago today

Exactly 50 years ago today, 9th December, Australia won the 1967 Ashes series with an 11-3 win at Station Road in Swinton in front of 13,615 spectators in a game that at one stage had looked unlikely to be played.

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Thurston awarded Human Rights medal

Thurston awarded Human Rights medal

NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg has congratulated North Queensland Cowboys co-captain Johnathan Thurston, after he was awarded the 2017 Human Rights Medal. The Test and State of Origin star was given the honour at the Australian Human Rights Commission’s 2017

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Holmes makes history again as Australia reach final

Holmes makes history again as Australia reach final

Valentine Holmes scored six tries as Australia progressed through to the World Cup Final after hammering Fiji 54-6. Holmes made history for the second week in a row when he streaked down the left touchline to score his sixth try,

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NRL announces Festival of Indigenous Rugby League

NRL announces Festival of Indigenous Rugby League

The second Festival of Indigenous Rugby League will kick off the 2018 Australian Rugby League season on 10 February next year, with the NRL revealing that there will be a week-long celebration and matches to be played at Redfern Oval.

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England Women open with win

England Women open with win

England’s Women came from behind twice early on to open their World Cup 2017 account with a win over a determined Papua New Guinea side. The Lioness’ took charge of the game after half an hour with three late tries

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QUARTER FINAL SQUADS NAMED

QUARTER FINAL SQUADS NAMED

Captain Frank Pritchard and halfback Ben Roberts, who missed Saturday’s 14-14 draw with Scotland, will return to the Samoa side for Friday’s quarter-final against Australia in Darwin, while lock Leeson Ah Mau has been recalled to the starting line-up. Papua

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Australia head for quarter-finals with Lebanon victory

Australia head for quarter-finals with Lebanon victory

Australia will face Samoa in the World Cup quarter-final in Darwin after securing a comfortable 34-0 victory over Lebanon today at the Sydney Football Stadium. Ahead only 10-0 at half-time, the Australian scored two tries in the final five minutes

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Meninga names six debutants for ARL Prime Minister’s XIII

Meninga names six debutants for ARL Prime Minister’s XIII

Australian coach Mal Meninga has named six debutants as part of the Australian Prime Minister’s XIII to take on Papua New Guinea Prime Minister’s XIII in Port Moresby on Saturday 23 September. Valentine Holmes, Andrew Fifita, Api Koroisau, Dylan Walker,

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Australia Universities 46 – 18 England Universities

Australia Universities 46 – 18 England Universities

Friday 14th July, 1pm, Windsor Stadium, Sydney – Student Rugby League World Cup With star winger Jamie Anderson scoring a hat trick of tries, the Australians took their chances in key moments to qualify for Sunday’s decider in a match that was a

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England Universities 10 – 54 Australia Universities

England Universities 10 – 54 Australia Universities

Friday 7th July, 6.45pm, St Mary’s Stadium, Sydney Student Rugby League World Cup In a match played with an intensity expected of the Cup’s two glamour teams, the speed of the Australians’ play at the ruck and with ball in

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