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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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Ban rules Samoa player out of Kiwi clash

Tim Lafai of Samoa and England Knights players Brad Singleton have each been suspended for one match by an International Match Review Panel following an incident in the Rugby League World Cup 2013 warm-up fixture at Salford last Saturday. Both

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Sims follows in sister’s footsteps

Sims follows in sister’s footsteps

FIJIAN brothers Ashton, Tariq and Korbin Sims are hoping that it’s their family name that is remembered from the World Cup rather than that of any other set of brothers involved. And the youngest of that trio, Korbin, made a

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RLWC2013 match officials appointed

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

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

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

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

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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