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The Aussie angle: Why I feel for the English

It was perhaps significant that just a few hours after we witnessed one of the greatest World Cup matches in history, between England and New Zealand for the right to play Australia in this year’s final, I should receive an

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Slater could be fit for World Cup final

Slater could be fit for World Cup final

Billy Slater could be fit to face New Zealand in the World Cup final. The Australian full-back aggravated an old knee injury against the USA and sat out the semi-final against Fiji, making a guest appearance on the BBC’s coverage

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Waerea-Hargreaves: It was pretty emotional

Waerea-Hargreaves: It was pretty emotional

New Zealand’s Jared Waerea-Hargreaves broke down in tears after his side’s last-second victory against England in the World Cup semi finals. “I definitely got emotional after the game and I saw a few looks on the brothers alongside me after

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Sam: Leave George alone

Sam: Leave George alone

George Burgess was so distraught he had to decline post-match interviews after England’s semi-final loss to New Zealand. After putting his body on the line for his country, the youngster was visibly exhausted in the dying minutes and recklessly caught

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Tomkins: “We will be stronger for it”

Tomkins: “We will be stronger for it”

England full-back Sam Tomkins claims the group will be stronger as a result of their last-gasp loss to New Zealand in the World Cup semi finals. The 24-year-old was trying to remain positive after watching Shaun Johnson score and convert

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Johnson: “It’s all a bit of a blur”

Johnson: “It’s all a bit of a blur”

Shaun Johnson claims he can’t quite picture his match-winning try against England at Wembley but describes it as the biggest moment of his career. With just seconds to spare, the 23-year-old received the ball in space and cleverly stepped a

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Full Time Report: Australia 64 Fiji 0

Halfback Johnathan Thurston will go into next week’s 2013 Rugby League World Cup on the verge of an Australian record. Thurston passed the 300-point mark in the colours of Australia and is within reach of record holder Mick Cronin who

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Half Time Report: Australia 34 Fiji 0

Australia totally dominated the scoring in the second semi-final of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup at Wembley. Jarryd Hayne grabbed two tries as the Kangaroos crossed the Fijian line six times in the first half. A Johnathan Thurston show

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Full Time Report: New Zealand 20 England 18

England were just 20 seconds away from  reaching the 2013 Rugby League World Cup Final but fell to a last-minute Shaun Johnson try. The Kiwis got repeat sets in the final minutes with Johnson skipping past England skipper Kevin Sinfield

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Half Time Report: New Zealand 8 England 8

ONE of the most amazing tries ever seen at Wembley Stadium helped the Kiwis to go into the interval of the first World Cup semi-final all square. New Zealand had the early chances with an Isaac Luke grubber being hacked

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