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Put Sally in charge of Super League

Put Sally in charge of Super League

This article first appeared in Martyn Sadler’s ‘Talking Rugby League’ column in this week’s edition of Rugby League Express On Monday 31 March the RFL will reveal to the media the results of their review of the World Cup, which

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Australia and New Zealand win World Cup bid

Australia and New Zealand win World Cup bid

Australia and New Zealand will co-host the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, it was announced today. The Rugby League International Federation wasted no time in assessing the two bids on the table, one of which was from South Africa, to

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2017 Rugby League World Cup announcement due

2017 Rugby League World Cup announcement due

The Rugby League International Federation has confirmed that the host of the next Rugby League World Cup tournament, to be held in 2017, will be announced on Wednesday February 19. Two bids to host the tournament were put forward: one

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Kevin Sinfield wants to carry on playing for England

Kevin Sinfield wants to carry on playing for England

Kevin Sinfield says England’s heart-breaking World Cup exit has not forced him into international retirement. The 33-year-old Leeds Rhinos captain charged out to stop New Zealand’s Shaun Johnson in the dying seconds of their Wembley semi-final but let the halfback

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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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