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Shenton admits Castleford coach Powell has credentials to coach England

Shenton admits Castleford coach Powell has credentials to coach England

Michael Shenton admits Castleford coach Daryl Powell would be the ideal candidate to become the next England coach if Wayne Bennett opted against carrying on in the role – so long as he didn’t leave the Tigers as a result.

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40 towns and cities declare interest in being host venues for 2021 World Cup

40 towns and cities declare interest in being host venues for 2021 World Cup

40 towns and cities have formally declared an interest in becoming a host venue for the 2021 Rugby League World Cup – including some from outside England which the tournament’s chief executive admits they would be foolish to ignore. Jon

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Australia won the Ashes 50 years ago today

Australia won the Ashes 50 years ago today

Exactly 50 years ago today, 9th December, Australia won the 1967 Ashes series with an 11-3 win at Station Road in Swinton in front of 13,615 spectators in a game that at one stage had looked unlikely to be played.

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Holbrook backs Percival to be better than ever following England disappointment

Holbrook backs Percival to be better than ever following England disappointment

Justin Holbrook believes Mark Percival could have been the difference for England in their World Cup final defeat to Australia. The Saints centre was used just once during the World Cup as Wayne Bennett and his coaching staff picked makeshift

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Australia extend lead at top of world rankings

Australia extend lead at top of world rankings

Australia have strengthened their positions in the world rankings following their World Cup triumph. The latest standings were released by the RLIF, with the Kangaroos now holding a 347 point advantage. England remain third despite reaching the final, with New

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Thurston awarded Human Rights medal

Thurston awarded Human Rights medal

NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg has congratulated North Queensland Cowboys co-captain Johnathan Thurston, after he was awarded the 2017 Human Rights Medal. The Test and State of Origin star was given the honour at the Australian Human Rights Commission’s 2017

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Can Rugby League ever succeed in Wales?

Can Rugby League ever succeed in Wales?

Callum Walker looks at the history of Rugby League in Wales and asks whether it can ultimately succeed. Rugby League has a long if sporadic history in Wales. In 1907, the Welsh Northern Union was formed in Wrexham, but the

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Parliament pays tribute to England’s World Cup exploits

Parliament pays tribute to England’s World Cup exploits

Members of Parliament have recognised England’s performance in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. A motion has been tabled by All-Party Parliamentary Rugby League Group Secretary Marie Rimmer, the MP for St Helens South and Whiston, congratulating the England team

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Rugby league Six Nations structure to feature two three-team groups

Rugby league Six Nations structure to feature two three-team groups

This story first appeared in this Monday’s League Express. To ensure you don’t have to wait and get stories like this delivered straight to your smart device every Sunday as soon as the paper is released, simply click here. The

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Great Britain could visit Papua New Guinea and other countries on 2019 tour

Great Britain could visit Papua New Guinea and other countries on 2019 tour

GREAT BRITAIN could visit Papua New Guinea and other Pacific nations on their relaunched tour in 2019, RFL chief executive Nigel Wood has confirmed. Talks about the make-up of the trip – the first fully fledged tour since 1996 –

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