McNamara: “Nothing between the two teams”

McNamara: “Nothing between the two teams”

[follow_me] Steve McNamara has expressed his pride despite England’s 9-2 Test series defeat to New Zealand. A staunch defensive effort from England saw them restrict the Kiwis to just a penalty goal in the first-half despite their line coming under intense

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New Zealand draw level with Olympic Park victory over England

New Zealand draw level with Olympic Park victory over England

New Zealand won a dour encounter 9-2 against England today at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in east London in the first major Rugby League game to be played at the new venue which attracted a respectable capital city attendance

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Taupau relishing second clash with England

Taupau relishing second clash with England

New Zealand star Martin Taupau says the Kiwis are preparing for a war ahead of the second Baskerville Shield Test match on Saturday. Following their 26-12 defeat to England last weekend, the Kiwis must win at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday

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England must improve if they are to win the second test

England must improve if they are to win the second test

It took them a while to get going, but England eventually ran out deserved winners in the first match of the Baskerville Shield series against New Zealand, winning 26-12 at the KC Stadium. Steve McNamara’s side were simply brilliant in the

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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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