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Several Super League stars get call-up for Cook Islands v Tonga

Several Super League stars get call-up for Cook Islands v Tonga

Wigan centre Anthony Gelling and Halifax forward Adam Tangata have been named in t he Cook Islands’ preliminary train-on squad for the 2017 World Cup qualifier against Tonga at Campbelltown Stadium, Sydney, on October 17. The pair represented the Cook

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England suffer major blow as Burgess ruled out for four months

England suffer major blow as Burgess ruled out for four months

England have been dealt a major injury blow ahead of this autumn’s international series with New Zealand, after it emerged key prop George Burgess will miss the entire programme due to injury. Burgess will undergo hip surgery which will rule

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Ireland look to continue to build in this year’s Euro Champs

Ireland look to continue to build in this year’s Euro Champs

Rugby League Ireland is ready for the forthcoming challenge in the European Championship and confident that their progress made this year will be beneficial. Last season the Wolfhounds just lost out in the Euros on points’ difference, the margin being

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Benji Marshall omitted by New Zealand

Benji Marshall omitted by New Zealand

Experienced New Zealand half-back Benji Marshall has been left out of the Kiwis squad to tour England later this year. The former Kiwis captain had his season ended when St George were dumped out of the NRL play-offs by Canterbury last

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McCormack spoilt for choice for Scotland squad in 2015

McCormack spoilt for choice for Scotland squad in 2015

For the first time in over 10 years as Scotland head coach, Steve McCormack is spoilt for choice this year as he selects his squad to defend their European Championship crown next month, as the national team say there have

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Morley believes Bateman can get even better

Morley believes Bateman can get even better

Great Britain and Super League legend Adrian Morley has thrown his weight behind the hype surrounding John Bateman – and says the young Wigan star can get even better. Bateman has impressed for the Warriors in 2015 during his second

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League return not imminent, says Sam Burgess

League return not imminent, says Sam Burgess

Former NRL superstar Sam Burgess has insisted that there’s going to be no swift return to Rugby League – and says talk of a move back to the NRL after the Rugby World Cup are wide of the mark. Talk

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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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Canada names Colonial Cup squad

Canada names Colonial Cup squad

Fresh from announcing the appointment of native Aaron Zimmerle as their new coach for the forthcoming 2017 Rugby League World Cup – Americas Qualifying Tournament – to be held in Florida in December – Canada Rugby League Association has named

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Kearney names first part of NZ squad for tour

Kearney names first part of NZ squad for tour

Six uncapped players have been named by New Zealand coach Stephen Kearney for the upcoming tour of England. Kearney has placed 14 players on stand-by from the NRL teams who did not make the top-eight play-offs. They include New Zealand Warriors

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