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RLWC2013 match officials appointed

🕔09:02, 21.Oct 2013

Rugby League World Cup 2013 organisers have confirmed the match officials for all of the group games. The Match Officials Appointments Panel consists of David Waite (Chairman), Daniel Anderson and Stuart Cummings. The match officials appointed by the Match Officials

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World Cup legacy to benefit whole sport – Wood

🕔09:01, 21.Oct 2013

RFL Chief Executive Nigel Wood is predicting that Rugby League World Cup 2013 will make a positive impact on the whole sport and leave a lasting for every Rugby League club and player in the UK. The 14-nation tournament, formally

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RLIF announces Rugby League World Cup 2017 bid timetable

🕔14:15, 20.Oct 2013

The Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) have announced details of the next stage of the bidding process for Rugby League World Cup 2017. Following a request for expressions of interest in hosting the 2017 tournament, these were received from South

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Battling Bravehearts beaten by plucky Papuans

🕔17:37, 19.Oct 2013

SCOTLAND 20 PAPUA NEW GUINEA 38 Gavin Willacy at Big Fellas Stadium, Featherstone Scotland got everything they wanted from their only pre-World Cup warm-up – apart from a win. Papua New Guinea took advantage of the many changes Scotland made

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Wigan star appointed Samoa captain

🕔17:36, 19.Oct 2013

Rugby League Samoa have announced the appointment of Harrison Hansen as Toa Samoa Captain. Hansen is the longest serving member in the team since 2007 and currently plays for Wigan Warriors. Samoa Coach Matt Parish noted Hansen’s outstanding character both

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Huddersfield sell-out leads the way as World Cup fever grows

🕔13:18, 18.Oct 2013

Rugby League World Cup 2013 announced today that the England v Ireland game at Huddersfield is the first game to sell out. Organisers are confident that the tournament will be the best attended Rugby League World Cup ever. Since the

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PM’s good luck wish for World Cup

🕔18:21, 17.Oct 2013

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has sent a good luck message to Rugby League World Cup 2013 teams, fans and Team 13 Volunteers. “After years of planning and months of build-up, Rugby League World Cup 2013 is about to get

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Russell puts himself in the show

🕔09:04, 17.Oct 2013

A year ago Matt Russell was hot property: so much so he swapped a future as Sam Tomkins’ back-up at Wigan Warriors for a season in the sun at Gold Coast in Australia. He spent the year in Queensland, playing

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Harris happy with shape of his Wales squad

🕔12:53, 16.Oct 2013

Wales coach Iestyn Harris says that he is happy with the shape of his squad as they prepare to begin their Rugby League World Cup 2013 campaign. Wales warmed up for the tournament with a comfortable 62-12 victory over a

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Strictly dazzling opening for World Cup

🕔12:10, 16.Oct 2013

Rugby League World Cup 2013 organisers have confirmed details of the hotly-anticipated Opening Ceremony at the Millennium Stadium on October 26. Involving specially-designed lighting, original music, and a dance extravaganza created by some of the UK’s leading choreographers, the spectacular

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