Friday, October 24, 2014
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VIDEO: England go Jet Boating!

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In the latest video from our friends at Super League TV, check out England spending some downtime ahead of their Four Nations opener against Samoa next weekend. The squad took to the waters on a day off this weekend, and went Jet Boating to let their hair down. As well as that, Warrington’s Chris Hill and Castleford’s Michael Shenton speak ... Read More »

VIDEO: England’s first Gold Coast traning session

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England are now well settled in on their tour of Australia and New Zealand for the Four Nations tournament and, courtesy of our friends at Super League TV, you can see highlights of their first training session on the Gold Coast right here. Read More »

International game needs long-term strategy: Wood

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RLIF chairman Nigel Wood is hoping that a ten-year plan devised by the game will help prevent top Rugby League stars being lured into other sports. Wood, the Rugby Football League chief executive who was voted in as chairman of the International Federation this year, admits the game needs to act to make its international aspect more attractive in the ... Read More »

WATCH: England get their Four Nations squad photo

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As the buildup to the Four Nations continues with England landing in Australia earlier this week, check out this video courtesy of our friends at Super League TV. One of the first formalities for any team who is on tour is the traditional squad photo, and England had theirs taken at their Queensland camp. Watch the video below to (hopefully) ... Read More »

Opinion: Brough is a credit to international Rugby League

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After a grueling season of Rugby League – which can often begin all the way back around Christmas time with pre-season training – there are probably few Rugby League fans out there that would begrudge a top player a few weeks off to relax. They might go on holiday, or they might simply put their feet up to rest, in ... Read More »

Wales name team for Scotland opener in European Cup

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Wales have named their 17 to face Scotland in tonight’s European Championship opener against Scotland, which takes place at Workington Town’s Derwent Park this evening (8pm). Rather than naming their team an hour before kick-off, boss John Kear has chosen to publicly pick his side for the match well in advance, and there is only one Super League player in ... Read More »

Wales youngster ready to follow in family’s footsteps

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The grandson of a Cardiff City and Wales football legend can’t wait to take to the field for Wales in Rugby League this Friday for just the second time in his career. Lewis Reece, 23, from Llanrumney in Cardiff, has been selected in the Welsh squad for the opening Rugby League European Championship match when they take on Scotland on ... Read More »

Canadians confident of being competitive in League One

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The RFL has received an application from Rugby League Canada to enter a team based in Toronto into the Kingstone Press League One competition from the 2016 season. And their proposal, with an offer to sponsor the competition as a whole, was put forward at a meeting of Championship clubs in Leeds last Wednesday. Eric Perez, the Chairman of Rugby ... Read More »

Danny Brough not interested in time off

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Having an off-season to ensure you’re fighting fit for a new Rugby League season is something most coaches and players insist upon these days – but for Scotland’s Danny Brough, he just wants to play as much as he can. Whilst a host of big names have been left out of their respective squads for the European Championships – such ... Read More »

Rugby League World – The Grand Finals Issue

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Rugby League World issue 403 – ‘The Grand Finals Issue’ – is online now and in shops from Friday 17th October. Here’s a glimpse at what’s inside. The Super League Grand Final between St Helens and Wigan turned out to be one of the most controversial sporting events of the year. We have complete coverage of the match everyone is ... Read More »