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Brough and Cudjoe hit the ground running

Brough and Cudjoe hit the ground running Updated

Huddersfield Giants skipper Danny Brough and centre Leroy Cudjoe have made a quick start to pre-season, after joining back up with the rest of the squad last week. Both players played major roles in the World Cup, for Scotland and

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Readers’ poll: The best players, coaches and teams of 2013

Readers’ poll: The best players, coaches and teams of 2013 Updated

SUPER LEAGUE Player of the year Danny Brough 52.5% Sam Tomkins 19% Jamie Peacock 15% Stefan Ratchford 7.5% Danny Kirmond 6% Young Player of the year Liam Sutcliffe 22% Adam Swift 21% Ben Currie 21% Jamie Shaul 20% Theo Fages

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The stories that made Rugby League headlines in 2013

The stories that made Rugby League headlines in 2013 Updated

Paul Sculthorpe is awarded an MBE in the New Year’s Honours List. Leeds and England captain Kevin Sinfield wins the League Express Readers’ Poll as the Player of the Year for 2012. The arrival of Marwan Koukash in January as

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England v New Zealand, Rugby League World Cup 2013 semi-final

England v New Zealand, Rugby League World Cup 2013 semi-final Updated

Now we don’t want to spoil your Christmas, but we just had to share this video from the semi final of the 2013 World Cup, when England were cruelly pipped to the post by New Zealand. It could have been

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Thierry Alibert steps down from Super League role

Thierry Alibert steps down from Super League role

French official Thierry Alibert has stepped down from his role as a Super League referee. The 42-year-old, who has refereed in three World Cups, has been appointed as Head of Match Officials with the French Rugby League Federation. “After the

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The ten best games from RLWC2013

The ten best games from RLWC2013

Looking back at the World Cup as a whole, there have been some truly memorable matches. The Aussies may have given the best performance of the tournament at Old Trafford, but in terms of the quality of the contests I

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The Australians yet again prove their mettle

The Australians yet again prove their mettle

“You can’t always get what you want,” sang the Rolling Stones many moons ago. And by and large that is very true. It was certainly true last Saturday, when most of the 75,000 crowd almost certainly wanted a game as

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Can we stop the Australian juggernaut?

Can we stop the Australian juggernaut?

Call it killer instinct … call it whatever you like. But on Saturday the Australians showed why they are simply the best in the Greatest Game of All. Leading 34-2 with eight minutes left to play, did they ease up?

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Morris happy to put body on the line

Australia winger Brett Morris says his run-in with advertising hoarding at Old Trafford on Saturday was a small price to pay for his side’s fourth try. The 27-year-old pounced on a Jarryd Hayne kick in the 52nd minute and slid

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Slater backs Thurston for Golden Boot

Australian fullback Billy Slater is tipping his team-mate Johnathan Thurston to win this year’s Golden Boot as the world’s best player. Thurston was voted the Man of the Match in Saturday’s World Cup Final, as Australia registered a convincing 34-2

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