Monday, October 20, 2014
Rugby League News


Full Time Report: England 42 Ireland 0

Ryan Hall was named man of the match as England completed their expected win over Ireland in front of a record 24,375 crowd in Huddersfield. That was the best attendance for any sporting event held at the John Smith’s Stadium. England led 30-0 after dominating the opening 25 minutes with Hall completing a hat-trick and other wing Tom Briscoe grabbing ... Read More »

Half Time Report: England 30 Ireland 0

England were always in  command to lead the Irish by 30 points at the interval in front of a capacity crowd at the John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield. The host nation went ahead in the second minute after an uncomfortable Leroy Cudjoe pass left Ryan Hall with the task of placing the ball down in the corner. The left three-quarter ... Read More »

Ablett wary of wounded Irish threat

Carl Ablett is expecting an Irish backlash when England take to the field at a packed John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield, tomorrow for their Rugby League World Cup 2013 Group A game (2.30pm). Ireland lost their opening match of the tournament 32-14 against Fiji in Rochdale on Monday, and Ablett believes that result will make Ireland all the more dangerous as ... Read More »

Ferres fired up by chance for World Cup glory

Brett Ferres cannot wait to play in front of a capacity crowd at his home ground for England when they meet Ireland at The John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield, on Saturday (2.30pm). The match will see Ferres go toe-to-toe with his Huddersfield Giants team-mates Scott Grix and Anthony Mullally, who line up for Ireland, and the prospect is filling the second ... Read More »

England name team for Ireland match

England head coach Steve McNamara has named his 19 man squad to play Ireland at John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield on Saturday (2.30pm) Carl Ablett Tom Briscoe George Burgess Thomas Burgess Rob Burrow Rangi Chase Leroy Cudjoe Liam Farrell Brett Ferres James Graham Ryan Hall Chris Hill Sean O’Loughlin James Roby Kevin Sinfield (captain) Sam Tomkins Kallum Watkins Ben Westwood Gareth ... Read More »

England relish playing to packed houses

Sam Tomkins is relishing the thought of playing in front of a huge crowd against Ireland at The John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield, on Saturday (2.30pm) after England’s encouraging performance against Australia in the Rugby League World Cup 2013 opener. The full-back, who is England’s all-time leading try-scorer, believes Steve McNamara’s team has what it takes to win RLWC2013, and is ... Read More »

England uplifted by the nation’s backing

England half-back Rangi Chase has been stirred by the fantastic level of support the home nation has received so far during Rugby League World Cup 2013 and is looking forward to playing in front of a capacity crowd against Ireland at The John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield, on Saturday (2.30pm). The match was the first in the tournament to post the ... Read More »

Full Time Report: England 20 Australia 28

England’s Sam Burgess was placed on report by referee Henry Perenara as Australia opened their World Cup campaign with an eight-point victory in Cardiff. Burgess hit Australia’s Sam Thaiday high in a 63rd minute tackle as England fell to defeat in the tournament opener. After England had dominated the first 20 minutes and opened up a 10-point lead with tries ... Read More »

Widdop wants whole nation to unite behind England

Gareth Widdop wants the nation’s backing as England prepare for their Rugby League World Cup 2013 opening showdown against Australia at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, on Saturday (2.30pm). England face the Kangaroos as part of a thrilling double-header, which also sees Wales take on Italy in the later kick-off (4.30pm), and which follows a must-see opening ceremony underneath the stadium’s ... Read More »

England name squad to face Australia in RLWC2013 opener

England have named a 19-man squad for Saturday’s opening Rugby League World Cup 2013 Group A match against Australia at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (2.30pm). Coach Steve McNamara has added four uncapped players, including twin brothers George and Thomas Burgess. Huddersfield Giants forward Brett Ferres, who was drafted into the England World Cup squad earlier this week, is named alongside Wigan ... Read More »