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Full Time Report: Samoa 4 Fiji 22

🕔17:03, 17.Nov 2013

Fiji will be singing their hymns and saying their prayers at Wembley on Saturday after an emphatic and deserved victory over Samoa in Warrington. Their quarter final will be remembered for the work rate and explosive running of wingers Marika

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Hunter-Paul: England far from the finished article

🕔16:35, 17.Nov 2013

Robbie Hunter-Paul claims England have much room for improvement, but believes their halfbacks are growing in confidence. The former New Zealand scrum-half, who has nearly 500 Super League points, said: “England have showed why they are one of the best

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Peacock helping give England the edge at 2017 World Cup

🕔16:34, 17.Nov 2013

Super League legend Jamie Peacock has taken up an internship with the Rugby Football League (RFL) that will see him help plan England’s strategy for the 2017 World Cup. The 35-year-old, who has represented his country 45 times, took the

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Sam Tomkins: Warriors are not team-mates yet

🕔16:33, 17.Nov 2013

Sam Tomkins claims his new team-mates playing in New Zealand’s national side remain opposition until the end of the World Cup. The 24-year-old penned a lucrative deal to join NRL side New Zealand Warriors next year. “Any New Zealand Warriors

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Tomkins: Concentration is key to England success

🕔16:32, 17.Nov 2013

Sam Tomkins believes an improvement in concentration is vital for England if they are serious about making it to the World Cup final. The 24-year-old, who was making his final appearance at Wigan’s DW Stadium for ‘a number of years’

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Ferres: Our standards slipped

🕔16:29, 17.Nov 2013

Huddersfield Giants second-rower Brett Ferres thinks England need to iron out their mistakes if they are to mount a serious challenge against New Zealand in this week’s semi-final. The 27-year-old came off the bench in England’s quarter-final victory against France

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O’Loughlin: I don’t know why we only play well in spells

🕔16:28, 17.Nov 2013

England loose forward Sean O’Loughlin says he does not understand why his side only manage to play well in spells. Speaking after England’s comfortable yet sloppy 34-6 win over France in Wigan on Saturday, the 30-year-old said: “I can’t put

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Hayne and Morris equal World Cup record

🕔16:24, 17.Nov 2013

Jarryd Hayne and Brett Morris scored four tries each to thump the USA 62-0 and propel Australia into the World Cup semi-finals. It was the first time in World Cup history that two players scored four tries in a game

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Smith: Good ground helped us take down USA

🕔16:23, 17.Nov 2013

Australia captain Cameron Smith claims the condition of the pitch in their quarter-final against the USA had a lot to do with the heavy scoreline. The Kangaroos ran in 12 unanswered tries against the Tomahawks at Wrexham, strolling through to

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Sheens: England had our pants down

🕔16:22, 17.Nov 2013

Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens claims his side were caught off-guard by England in their tournament-opening encounter at the Milennium Stadium. Speaking after Australia’s heavy victory against the USA, Sheens highlighted the immense defensive effort from his troops and thanked England

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