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Rugby League World Cup ticket sales soar

The biggest crowd ever for the opening day of a Rugby League World Cup will witness a spectacular Opening Ceremony and thrilling double header of matches under the roof at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, on Saturday.The figure is already well

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Rugby League World Cup gets royal seal of approval

Players and representatives from all 14 nations competing in Rugby League World Cup 2013 will have the opportunity to gain royal support as they head to Clarence House to meet with His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales next Tuesday

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Premier Sports to be shown on Virgin Media in time for RLWC2013

Premier Sports has announced an agreement with Virgin Media that will see RLWC2013 becoming available to the cable provider’s four million homes and bringing to an end years of negotiation. The announcement comes three years after the station began showing

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Wales feel the World Cup buzz

Wales captain Craig Kopczak believes that the Welsh public will turn up in significant numbers to support the host nation ahead of their opening match against Italy at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, on Saturday (4.30pm). All of the day’s events

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Widdop wants whole nation to unite behind England

Gareth Widdop wants the nation’s backing as England prepare for their Rugby League World Cup 2013 opening showdown against Australia at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, on Saturday (2.30pm). England face the Kangaroos as part of a thrilling double-header, which also

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Australia seeking a ten

Martyn Sadler checks out the threat from Australia in the Rugby League World Cup 2013. The Australians come into every major Rugby League tournament as the favourites to win the trophy, and the Rugby League World Cup 2013 is no

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Wales name team for RLWC opener

Wales head coach Iestyn Harris has named his 19 man squad to play Italy at Millennium Stadium on Saturday (16:30) Neil Budworth Ross Divorty Gil Dudson Jacob Emmitt Ben Evans Rhys Evans Ben Flower Tyson Frizell Jordan James Elliott Kear

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England name squad to face Australia in RLWC2013 opener

England have named a 19-man squad for Saturday’s opening Rugby League World Cup 2013 Group A match against Australia at Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (2.30pm). Coach Steve McNamara has added four uncapped players, including twin brothers George and Thomas Burgess. Huddersfield

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Burrow believes inside knowledge is key for England

Rob Burrow insists England are fully focused on shooting down Rugby League World Cup 2013 favourites Australia when the two nations meet in Cardiff on Saturday. Rugby League’s greatest rivals kick-off the 14-nation tournament beneath the closed roof of the

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Italy name team for Wales match

Italy head coach Carlo Napolitano has named his 19 man squad to play Wales at Millennium Stadium on Saturday (16:30) 1. Anthony Minichiello (C) 2. Joshua Mantellato 3. James Tedesco 4. Aiden Guerra 5. Chris Centrone 6. Ben Falcone 7.

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