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Seven uncapped players in England squad

Seven uncapped players in England squad

England coach Steve McNamara has named his squad for this autumn’s International Series against France and New Zealand. The 24-man squad will be captained by Wigan Warriors Sean O’Loughlin, and includes 16 survivors from last year’s Four Nations in Australia

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PNG to co-host 2017 Rugby League World Cup

PNG to co-host 2017 Rugby League World Cup

Papua New Guinea have been granted co-hosting rights with Australia and New Zealand for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup. In a first for the Pacific Island nation which boasts rugby league as its number one sport, PNG will host

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Reed ruled out of England programme yet again

Reed ruled out of England programme yet again

England have been dealt another hammer blow ahead of this year’s internationals with France and New Zealand – after it was revealed centre Jack Reed will miss the international programme for a fourth consecutive year. The Brisbane Broncos star, who

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Kiwis captain Mannering to miss England tour

Kiwis captain Mannering to miss England tour

New Zealand captain Simon Mannering has been ruled out of the forthcoming three-Test series against England due to a gastric injury. The 29-year-old, who has played 41 Tests, suffered the problem at the back end of the NRL campaign, but

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Tomkins happy to play wherever for England

Tomkins happy to play wherever for England

England star Sam Tomkins has said he’d be happy to play either half-back or full-back for the national team during this autumn’s series against New Zealand – saying Steve McNamara has got some tough decisions to make. Many feel Zak

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Ireland name familiar faces in European Championship squad

Ireland name familiar faces in European Championship squad

Ireland coach Mark Aston has included eight members of his 2013 World Cup team in his 21-man squad for the 2015 European Championship. Castleford half-back Liam Finn and Huddersfield full-back Scott Grix are among those returning after missing last year’s

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Richard Agar names France squad for European Championship

Richard Agar names France squad for European Championship

Nine Catalans Dragons players – from their first team and their reserve squad – have been named in Richard Agar’s 23-man France squad for this autumn’s European Championship. There is star power with the likes of Morgan Escare, Julian Bousquet

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Foran latest withdrawal from New Zealand tour

Foran latest withdrawal from New Zealand tour

New Zealand have been dealt another hammer blow ahead of their tour to England this month after it emerged half-back Kieran Foran is the latest to pull out due to injury. Foran, who is moving from Manly to Parramatta in

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Brough turns down option of full off-season to captain Scotland

Brough turns down option of full off-season to captain Scotland

In a major boost, Scotland will again be captained by Danny Brough for their defence of the European Championship this autumn, after the Huddersfield Giants star – voted into Super League’s Dream Team this week as the best stand-off in

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Wales name strong 24-man squad for European Championship

Wales name strong 24-man squad for European Championship

Wales coach John Kear has named a strong 24-man squad for their 2015 European Championship campaign, which includes ten players who are on the books of Super League clubs and a further six with top flight experience. Widnes Vikings’ Lloyd

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