Malcolm Reilly: England can defeat Australia

Malcolm Reilly: England can defeat Australia

Rugby League legend Malcolm Reilly OBE believes England are primed and ready to book their place in the final of the 2014 Four Nations by beating Australia in Melbourne on Sunday. England will go into the match buoyed by an

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Matty Smith hopeful of being fit for Australia clash

Matty Smith hopeful of being fit for Australia clash

Wigan and England scrum-half Matty Smith has played down fears he will miss the rest of the Four Nations tournament after injuring his ankle against Samoa on Saturday. Indeed, the 27-year-old has his sights set on facing Australia this Sunday

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McNamara “excited” to have chance to dump Aussies

McNamara “excited” to have chance to dump Aussies

England coach Steve McNamara says his side are relishing the opportunity to knock Australia out of the Four Nations tournament. The old enemies lock horns on Sunday and an England win would almost certainly see the Kangaroos unable to progress

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England to wear special hooped kit for Australia clash

England to wear special hooped kit for Australia clash

England will pay a special tribute to the most heroic performance in the history of international Rugby League when they play Australia in the 2014 Four Nations in Melbourne on Sunday. To mark the centenary of the historic third Test

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Tomkins among world’s best full-backs, says Samoa coach

Tomkins among world’s best full-backs, says Samoa coach

Samoa boss Matt Parish believes England’s Sam Tomkins is among the world’s best fullbacks – and compared him to the likes of Billy Slater, Greg Inglis and Jarryd Hayne. Tomkins had a solid game against Samoa, making 15 tackles, 12

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Greg Bird: Australia will win the Four Nations

Greg Bird: Australia will win the Four Nations

Australia loose forward Greg Bird has predicted that the Kangaroos will win the Four Nations by beating New Zealand in the final. The World Champions, admittedly not at full strength, lost to their trans-Tasman rivals in convincing style on Saturday,

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How healthy is international Rugby League?

How healthy is international Rugby League?

The Guardian newspaper published an article yesterday on its website entitled ‘Rugby league’s international failure is spectacular’. It was written by an Australian journalist, Nick Tedeschi, a freelance writer whose frustration with the state of international Rugby League was plain

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Radford proud of Hull KR star Hodgson’s path to England

Radford proud of Hull KR star Hodgson’s path to England

It’s perhaps unusual for a coach of Hull FC to declare his pride in one of Hull KR’s best players – but for FC boss Lee Radford, there is no hiding his delight as Josh Hodgson prepares to make his

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VIDEO: Sam Burgess after becoming International POTY

VIDEO: Sam Burgess after becoming International POTY

Could this be Sam Burgess’ last ever interview as a Rugby League player? Perhaps not, but the rugby union-bound superstar spoke to the media this week before flying back to England to start his new career with Bath RU. Burgess

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4N win would give England a boost, says Tomkins

4N win would give England a boost, says Tomkins

England full-back Sam Tomkins believes that success for the nation in this year’s Four Nations tournament could lay a huge platform for years to come, and give Rugby League in this country an enormous shot in the arm. Tomkins, who

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