Meninga hits back at Bennett’s spoiler tactics claim

Mal Meninga has hit out at Wayne Bennett’s claims Australia are slowing rucks down illegally – by providing evidence of England doing exactly the same thing. Ahead of Saturday’s showdown, Meninga addressed the media and produced seven images of three England players in the ruck during their semi-final with Tonga. It came after Bennett claimed Australia have been using illegal…

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O’Loughlin ruled out of World Cup Final

England will enter their first World Cup Final in 22 years without captain Sean O’Loughlin. O’Loughlin, a talismanic leader of Wayne Bennett’s side, has suffered a quad injury and will be unavailable for the showpiece event against Australia on Saturday. It means Sam Burgess will captain England and make the move into loose forward against Mal Meninga’s Kangaroos, while Ben…

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The big two go head-to-head in Women’s World Cup Final

  AUSTRALIA and New Zealand will clash at Brisbane tomorrow (Saturday 2 December) in the Women’s Rugby League World Cup Final. The Jillaroos and the Ferns are undoubtedly the best two teams on the planet, having cantered to the decider through the group stages and the semi-finals. The final is being played alongside the Men’s Final, between Australia and England. Women’s…

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Rugby League World Cup Final 2017: The key battles which could decide victory

Jermaine McGillvary v Valentine Holmes (wing) They are two of the true stars of this year’s World Cup, and watching Jermaine McGillvary and Valentine Holmes wage war on one another this Saturday will be one of the real highlights of the final. Holmes has perhaps caught the headlines for different reasons to McGillvary, simply through his sheer try-scoring ability. Yet…

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