England gain comfortable win over Samoa

England have registered a convincing 30-10 victory over Samoa at Campbelltown Stadium today, taking a 14-0 lead and always looking in command to justify the decision to take the England squad for a mid-season Test match in Australia. They had a great start to the match, with a strong tackle by Elliott Whitehead forcing a Samoan error in the first set. A James…

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Grandchildren Set Up Harry Jepson Foundation

The name and legacy of hugely-loved and widely-respected rugby league administrator, Harry Jepson OBE, will continue with the setting up of a Foundation in his name. Hunslet-born Harry Jepson, who passed away last August, aged 96, devoted his life to rugby league and to education, and for his services to them he was awarded both a Queen’s honour and an…

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Rugby League World Magazine – The truth about Scottish Rugby League and more. Out Now

The Bravehearts of Scotland were the surprise package of the 2016 Four Nations and their captain Danny Brough graces the cover of the new issue of Rugby League World Magazine which features a special, in-depth investigation into the true state of Rugby League north of the English border. Was that sensational draw against the Kiwis in the Four Nations the…

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Burgess gets first win as skipper as England beat Scotland by 26 points

England gained a 38-12 victory over Scotland tonight at the Ricoh Arena with a strong second-half performance after they led only 12-8 at half-time. Wigan’s George Williams, who came in to replace Gareth Widdop, was the star of the show for England and must surely have played himself in the team to face Australia next Sunday, while the match was…

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Ferres out of England squad – replaced by Ward

England forward Brett Ferres has been ruled out of the Ladbrokes Four Nations after picking up a calf injury during training in London. Ferris, 30, who plays for Leeds Rhinos and featured in the 2013 World Cup, 2014 Four Nations and 2015 International Series win against New Zealand, will now return to Yorkshire to be assessed by the Rhinos’ medical team…

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Bennett wants mid-season Test

England head coach Wayne Bennett has proposed a mid-season test to take place in 2017. Mid-season internationals were the norm until The RFL scrapped them in 2013 following low interest in the England v Exiles concept, which had originally replaced England’s annual Test with France due to one-sided scorelines. However, when Bennett spoke to Super League representatives via Skype last…

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Wane not thinking about England role

Shaun Wane insists he has not considered the possibility of joining the England coaching staff. Wayne Bennett was named as the new head coach of the national team last week, replacing Steve McNamara. There has been no information released about Bennett’s coaching staff, however Wane has been touted as a potential assistant to the Australian. However, the Wigan head coach…

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