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England thriving in knockout conditions

England thriving in knockout conditions

Tom Briscoe believes that the knockout stages of Rugby League World Cup 2013 will bring out the best in England as they prepare for their quarter-final against France at the DW Stadium, Wigan, on Saturday (8.00pm). After qualifying for the

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Bravehearts bond in dream run

Bravehearts bond in dream run

They were born in Yeovil and Yamba, in Torquay and Shellharbour, Lancaster, Melbourne and the Yorkshire Dales village of Steeton. Yet their families are from Cambuslang, Possil, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Lanark and Dalry. This is the cosmopolitan make-up of Scotland’s World

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Samoa player cleared to play in RLWC2013 quarter-final

An International Appeals Tribunal has lifted the one-match suspension handed down to Samoa player Sauaso Sue for tripping in the 58th minute of a Rugby League World Cup 2013 fixture against France on Monday. Sue was successful in his appeal

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Buzzing Bravehearts ready for Kiwi clash

Buzzing Bravehearts ready for Kiwi clash

Matthew Russell feels as though he is living a dream as he and his squad prepare to face New Zealand in their Rugby League World Cup 2013 quarter-final clash at Headingley Carnegie Stadium on Friday (8.00pm). Russell, who was named

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Kiwis hoping for more Headingley cheer

Kiwis hoping for more Headingley cheer

Elijah Taylor wants to see, and hear, more of the impressive atmospheres that have been created at matches throughout Rugby League World Cup 2013 as his New Zealand side look ahead to their quarter-final clash with Scotland at Headingley Carnegie

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Watkins: England ready to match any team physically

Watkins: England ready to match any team physically

Leeds Rhinos centre Kallum Watkins says he and his England team-mates are ready to match the physicality of the notoriously tough Pacific-island teams left in the World Cup. The 22-year-old watched the France V Samoa game on Monday and said

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Luani clear to face Australia thanks to coach Matterson

Luani clear to face Australia thanks to coach Matterson

The USA have successfully overturned the one-match suspension of 21-year-old Haveatama Luani for a ‘Grade A’ throw on Scotland’s Peter Wallace in their World Cup clash last week. Tomahawks coach Terry Matterson (pictured) cleverly demonstrated that Luani played a backseat

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Charnley prepared to fight for place against France

Charnley prepared to fight for place against France

Josh Charnley is itching to be selected for England’s World Cup quarter-final clash against France this Saturday, which is being played at his home ground. The Wigan winger missed both the Ireland and Fiji matches due to a shoulder injury

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Harris: In four years we’ll be formidable

Harris: In four years we’ll be formidable

Wales coach Iestyn Harris believes his side will be a real force when the next World Cup comes around. The 37-year-old’s side failed to register a point in his their 2013 RLWC campaign but Harris believes the signs were promising

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McNamara: Don’t take France lightly

McNamara: Don’t take France lightly

England coach Steve McNamara has told his side not to be complacent when they take on France in Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final in Wigan. The English go into the game heavy favourites, having dispatched their cross-Channel opposition 44-6 and 48-4

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