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Norway herald Best Ever Season

Norway herald Best Ever Season

In their first campaign, Stavanger Storm have finished top of the expanded Norwegian rugby league championship, ahead of Porsgrunn Pirates. The 2017 season saw a seven-team competition (with sides spread over 1,800km) complete all their scheduled games, and the national

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Parliament backs England in World Cup Final

Parliament backs England in World Cup Final

Members of Parliament have wished the England Rugby League team well ahead of the Rugby League World Cup final on Saturday. At Prime Minister’s Questions First Secretary of State, Rt Hon. Damian Green MP, and Shadow First Secretary of State,

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Cameroon Awarded Observer Status

Cameroon Awarded Observer Status

The RLEF board has awarded observer status to Cameroon Rugby League XIII, an association based in Yaoundé, the nation’s capital city.  “Rugby league will give Cameroonian youth strong human and social values; solidarity, courage and citizenship,” said CRLXIII chairman Samuel

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Billy Slater identifies England’s ‘strike weapon’ for the World Cup final

Billy Slater identifies England’s ‘strike weapon’ for the World Cup final

Australia fullback has identified the man he believes is England’s main ‘strike weapon’ ahead of Saturday’s World Cup final in Brisbane. Slater, who has been a revelation for the Kangaroos throughout the tournament, believes opposite number and former Melbourne Storm

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Roby insists he has no plans to retire from England duty after World Cup

Roby insists he has no plans to retire from England duty after World Cup

St Helens hooker James Roby insists he’s got no plans to walk away from the international game following this Saturday’s World Cup final. Roby has been one of England’s standout performers at this year’s World Cup, after forcing his way

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Castleford forced to intervene to pay for new signing Lo’s flights home

Castleford forced to intervene to pay for new signing Lo’s flights home

This story first appeared in Monday’s League Express. To ensure you don’t miss out on content like this as soon as the paper is released, click here to open your digital subscription and have the paper delivered to your smart

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COLUMN: Cecchin abuse embarrasses rugby league, not just those criticising him

COLUMN: Cecchin abuse embarrasses rugby league, not just those criticising him

The week building up to the World Cup Final has been overshadowed by people crying wolf about a refereeing decision. It can’t only be me that finds this ludicrous. Since Matt Cecchin made the decision to snub Andrew Fifita’s protests

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Sean O’Loughlin rated at “50-50” for the World Cup final

Sean O’Loughlin rated at “50-50” for the World Cup final

England captain Sean O’Loughlin’s chances of playing in Saturday’s World Cup final have been rated as ’50-50′ by his coach. O’Loughlin suffered a quad injury during England’s dramatic victory against Tonga on Saturday, leaving his participation in the final in

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Cameron Smith named winner of 2017 Rugby League Golden Boot

Cameron Smith named winner of 2017 Rugby League Golden Boot

Australia captain Cameron Smith has been named the recipient of the 2017 Rugby League Golden Boot award. Smith edged out Tonga forward Jason Taumalolo, with Huddersfield and England winger Jermaine McGillvary named in third for the RLIF’s award. The presentation

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Australian ref to officiate World Cup Final

Australian ref to officiate World Cup Final

Australian referee Gerard Sutton will referee the World Cup final. The NRL official has been given the nod over Matt Cecchin after impressing during the World Cup semi-final between Australia and Fiji. Sutton, 37, will be assisted by Super League

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