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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 »

England to go 11 months without game

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England head coach Steve McNamara has confirmed that his side will not play a warm-up game in the lead up to the Four Nations, meaning they will go almost a year without playing together. After last year’s World Cup exit to New Zealand, McNamara’s side have been unable to play a mid-season game in 2014. And, speaking to reporters at ... Read More »

Video: England internationals on bringing back Great Britain

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In this week’s League Express newspaper, Martyn Sadler wrote that he wants to see Great Britain play in the Four Nations and would like to have a State of Origin style match that will pick the team, with England facing the combined Celtic nations. Here, in the latest episode of Total Rugby League TV, England internationals Richie Myler and Kyle ... Read More »

Hull KR: Hodgson targeting Four Nations place

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Hull KR hooker Josh Hodgson is targeting a place in England’s Four Nations squad, but understands it will be difficult given the number of high quality players vying for the number nine shirt. The 24-year-old has comfortably been the Robins’ best player in 2014, with seven tries, eight assists, 562 tackles, 246 carries and nearly 1,700 metres. He was included ... Read More »

Sinfield: “You can’t win them all, can you?”

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Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield believes the Rhinos will get over their mid-season slump and return to the sparkling form that saw them top Super League earlier in the season. The Rhinos have lost three of their last four league matches and will be pushed down to third in the table if Wigan beat Widnes in tomorrow night’s rescheduled clash. “You ... Read More »

Michael Shenton: England recall was always a goal

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Castleford Tigers centre Michael Shenton has expressed his delight at being named in Steve McNamara’s England train-on squad and says it has always been a goal to get another chance at international level. The 27-year-old is one of three Tigers players to have made McNamara’s side and is tipped by many to start alongside Kallum Watkins in this autumn’s Four ... Read More »

Poll: Who was unluckiest to miss out on an England call?

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Last week, England boss Steve McNamara picked a 34-man training squad that will assemble in Loughborough on June 15 to work together ahead of this year’s Four Nations tournament, which starts in October. The Sydney Roosters assistant selected an interesting mix of youth and experience, but, incredibly, left out some of the league’s in-form players, including Marc Sneyd, Kevin Brown, ... Read More »

Burgess flabbergasted by England call-up

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This is an excerpt from a story published in today’s issue of League Express newspaper, which is out in all good newsagents right now. If you can’t get your hands on a hard copy, click here to download a digital version to your computer or smartphone. Wigan Warriors winger Joe Burgess has revealed his shock at being included in the ... Read More »