Test Match One – England vs New Zealand preview

Test Match One – England vs New Zealand preview

  After months of anticipation, England and New Zealand finally clash in the first of three autumn international Test series matches this evening. The KC Stadium shall host the match that shall be broadcast live on BBC Two from 16:45,

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England hammer France in Leigh Test match

England hammer France in Leigh Test match

England were far too strong for France this afternoon at the Leigh Sports Village, scoring 15 tries and 12 goals to a solitary French try to steamroll their opponents 84-4. The English played some sparkling rugby at times, although the

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POLL: Which players should play at hooker for England against New Zealand?

POLL: Which players should play at hooker for England against New Zealand?

Following last week’s poll in League Express, which asked who should play on the right wing for England against the Kiwis this autumn, we turn our attentions to the hookers, and who should make the cut in Steve McNamara’s side.

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Lowes lands England post

Lowes lands England post

James Lowes has been appointed as an assistant to England Rugby League coach Steve McNamara ahead of the international matches against France and New Zealand this autumn. Lowes, 45, the head coach at Bradford Bulls, where he played alongside McNamara, will replace

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England door open for Cuthbertson

England door open for Cuthbertson

ENGLAND coach Steve McNamara has told Leeds Rhinos prop forward Adam Cuthbertson that he will seriously consider selecting him in the England squad for this autumn’s Test matches against France and New Zealand, despite the fact that Cuthbertson was born

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England Academy v Australian Schoolboys preview

England Academy v Australian Schoolboys preview

England Academy coach Richard Marshall is happy with the way his squad have come together this week and is preparing them for a physical battle against the Australian Schoolboys on Saturday at Leigh Sports Village (2.00pm). The Schoolboys have already

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Rhino Sutcliffe leads charge against Aussie Schoolboys

Rhino Sutcliffe leads charge against Aussie Schoolboys

Liam Sutcliffe is among nine players with Super League experience heading into battle against the Australian Schoolboys when Leeds Rhinos’ Academy host the tourists tonight at Headingley Carnegie Stadium (KO 7pm). The Rhinos, who will be captained by hooker Robbie

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Smith: England are improving

Smith: England are improving

Former England coach Tony Smith believes the national team is improving and a victory over Australia and New Zealand will come. England suffered close losses against both the Kangaroos and Kiwis in the recent Four Nations, missing out of the

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“Disappointed” Ablett looking at the positives

“Disappointed” Ablett looking at the positives

Leeds Rhinos utility Carl Ablett admits he was “disappointed” to miss out on England selection for the Four Nations but insists he has put it all behind him. The 28-year-old, who was initially selected in Steve McNamara’s train-on squad in

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We must remain positive, says defiant McNamara

We must remain positive, says defiant McNamara

England head coach Steve McNamara believes England continue to close the gap on rivals Australia and New Zealand following the Four Nations, and says everyone must remain positive if that gap will continue to close in the coming years. Two

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