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McCormack hints at changes for must-win England showdown

McCormack hints at changes for must-win England showdown

Scotland coach Steve McCormack has said he will make changes for Saturday’s huge double-header clash against England in Coventry – and says that Wayne Bennett’s side are under “immense pressure”. After both teams started the Four Nations with a loss,

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Italy confident of securing final World Cup place

Italy confident of securing final World Cup place

Favourites Italy make two changes for the match that will determine the 14th and final qualifier for the 2017 World Cup, against Russia at the Leigh Sports Village tomorrow night (Friday – kick off 8pm) The Azzurri have already arrived

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Two More Up-and-Coming EU Countries Attend RLEF Congress in Bray

Two More Up-and-Coming EU Countries Attend RLEF Congress in Bray

A total of 16 nations – Bulgaria, Czech Republic, England, France, Greece, Lebanon, Netherlands, Norway, Ireland, Russia, Turkey, Scotland, Serbia, Spain, Ukraine and Wales – attended the RLEF congress in Bray, near Dublin, Ireland last weekend. Both Turkey and Bulgaria,

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McGillvary refusing to focus on just Brough on Saturday

McGillvary refusing to focus on just Brough on Saturday

Huddersfield and England winger Jermaine McGillvary has said the national side cannot afford to simply focus on just Giants team-mate Danny Brough this Saturday in Coventry. All of the attention will be on Brough as he faces the nation who

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Luke Gale “let a few things slip by” on Saturday, Bennett admits

Luke Gale “let a few things slip by” on Saturday, Bennett admits

England coach Wayne Bennett believes half-back Luke Gale put in a strong performance in Saturday’s Four Nations defeat to New Zealand – but he “let a few things slip by” at Huddersfield. Gale partnered with Gareth Widdop in the halves

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Talent not the reason England falling short, says Bennett

Talent not the reason England falling short, says Bennett

England coach Wayne Bennett has stressed that talent is not the reason the national side consistently fall short at international level. Saturday’s defeat to New Zealand was the latest in a long line of losses to the world’s top two

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Watkins says Bennett-Meninga rivalry is good for rugby league

Watkins says Bennett-Meninga rivalry is good for rugby league

England centre Kallum Watkins believes the ongoing rivalry between his coach Wayne Bennett and Australian counterpart Mal Meninga is good to see – not least because it’s an interesting subplot to this year’s Four Nations. Meninga kickstarted the debate when

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Ukraine Celebrate Ten Years of Rugby League

Ukraine Celebrate Ten Years of Rugby League

Ten years ago, on the first of November, Rugby League was formally launched in the Ukraine and, despite political issues in the region, it continues to grow. President of URLF, Artur Martyrosyan, hailed the landmark: “Over these ten years, we

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Graham ruled out for England as Bennett prepares to rotate

Graham ruled out for England as Bennett prepares to rotate

England head coach Wayne Bennett has confirmed that James Graham will miss their all-or-nothing Four Nations clash with Scotland through injury. The Canterbury Bulldogs forward has suffered a medial tear that has ruled him out of the game against Coventry,

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Moylan weighs in on selection debate

Moylan weighs in on selection debate

Australia fullback Matt Moylan admitted he does not envy coach Mal Meninga ahead of Saturday’s Four Nations game with New Zealand. Meninga heads into the contest with a number of selection dilemmas, namely on the wing, with Josh Mansour, Blake

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