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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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Australia name team for England match

Australia head coach Tim Sheens has named his 19 man squad to play England at Millenium Stadium on Saturday (14:30) 1. Billy Slater (Melbourne Storm) 2. Brett Morris (St George Illawarra Dragons) 3. Brent Tate (North Queensland Cowboys) 4. Greg

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Roby insists England are ready for Kangaroo challenge

England will kick off Rugby League World Cup 2013 against arch-rivals Australia at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday (2.30pm), and hooker James Roby says there is no better team for them to face following their defeat to Italy. Steve McNamara’s

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England drop Hock

England Rugby League have issued the following statement regarding the sudden exit of Gareth Hock from their World Cup squad. “As a result of serious breaches of team discipline that have fallen below the strict code of conduct as agreed

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