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RL Commonwealth Championship 2014: Day One Scores

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Day One of the Rugby League Commonwealth Championship is in full swing, and there have been some fascinating results in the opening hours of the event. The Commonwealth Games take place in Glasgow next month but, as a precursor to that event, the Rugby League Commonwealth Championship 2014 will be contested by South Africa, Canada, Jamaica, England, Scotland, Wales, Australia ... Read More »

Get to know: Rugby League Commonwealth Championship 2014

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Whilst there is the usual sprinkling of Rugby League going on across Super League and the Kingstone Press Championships this weekend, up in North Lanarkshire, there is a whole other tournament taking place that may have evaded your attention. The Commonwealth Games take place in Glasgow next month but, as a precursor to that event, the Rugby League Commonwealth Championship ... Read More »

International: USA to take on Samoa in Hawaii

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The USA Tomahawks have announced they are to take on Samoa in an official Rugby League test in July. It is part of a week-long festival in Hawaii celebrating the sport, which will also include the island’s best talent going up against the New South Wales Country side. It starts on July 14 and the test takes place on the ... Read More »

Missed opportunity for England

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Martyn Sadler, the editor of Rugby League Express, regrets that England won’t have a mid-season international game in 2014. This is a modified version of an article that appeared in his Talking Rugby League column on Monday.   The England squad gathered in Loughborough this week for a mid-season get-together as part of their preparations for this year’s Four Nations tournament to ... Read More »

I expected tough England squad, says McNamara

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England head coach Steve McNamara insists he was fully prepared to pick his toughest England squad yet, after the 34-strong party met at Loughborough earlier this week. McNamara has drawn criticism for leaving the likes of Kevin Brown and Marc Sneyd out of the squad, but a clutch of youngsters have been named in what appears to be an exciting ... Read More »

I thought England chance had gone, says Zak Hardaker

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Leeds Rhinos and England star Zak Hardaker admits he thought he had blown his chance of playing for England all over again, after his latest ban for his club. Hardaker left England’s World Cup squad under a dark cloud last year, but has been one of the stars of Super League 2014 with a string of impressive performances. However, his ... Read More »

Michael Shenton: It’s great to be back in England fold

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In this video, provided by Super League TV, Castleford Tigers captain Michael Shenton talks about his joy of returning to the national squad. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of your choice. Read More »

Tom Makinson: I thought England call-up was a prank

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In this video, provided by Super League TV, three of England’s newest call-ups – Alex Walmsley, Tom Makinson and Daryl Clark – discuss what it means to be involved with the national squad. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total ... Read More »

Video: England team work out in the gym

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In this video, provided by Super League TV, England stars Brett Ferres and Chris Hill take you through their gym routine with the England squad at this week’s mid-season training camp. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League ... Read More »

Steve McNamara: England have unfinished business

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In this video, provided by Super League TV, England boss Steve McNamara reveals his plans for the squad ahead of this autumn’s Four Nations tournament. Want more Rugby League news and features? Subscribe to the online version of League Express newspaper and Rugby League World magazine. You can also connect with Total Rugby League on the social media platform of ... Read More »