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Full Time Report: England 42 Ireland 0

Ryan Hall was named man of the match as England completed their expected win over Ireland in front of a record 24,375 crowd in Huddersfield. That was the best attendance for any sporting event held at the John Smith’s Stadium. England led 30-0 after dominating the opening 25 minutes with Hall completing a hat-trick and other wing Tom Briscoe grabbing ... Read More »

Half Time Report: England 30 Ireland 0

England were always in  command to lead the Irish by 30 points at the interval in front of a capacity crowd at the John Smith’s Stadium in Huddersfield. The host nation went ahead in the second minute after an uncomfortable Leroy Cudjoe pass left Ryan Hall with the task of placing the ball down in the corner. The left three-quarter ... Read More »

Leeds transfer-list McShane

Leeds Rhinos have announced that they have agreed to hooker Paul McShane’s request to be transfer-listed. McShane made his debut at the start on the opening day of the 2009 season against Celtic Crusaders at Headingley Carnegie and in total he has made 63 appearances for Leeds over five seasons including 24 appearances last season. He also has had loan ... Read More »

Wigan sign John Bateman

Wigan Warriors have announced the signing of back row forward John Bateman from Bradford Bulls on a three-year contract that will see the Dudley Hill product play for the Warriors up to and including the 2016 season with a further option for 2017. Wigan will pay Bradford Bulls an undisclosed fee for the 20-year-old who still had two years remaining ... Read More »

Full Time Report: New Zealand 48 France 0

A magnificent kicking performance from scrum-half Shaun Johnson helped Group B leaders and defending champions New Zealand to a comprehensive victory. Johnson kicked eight goals from eight attempts and scooted in for two tries – both from breaks from inspirational hooker Isaac Luke. The Kiwis lead 18-0 at the break thanks to tries from Krisnan Inu, Bryson Goodwin and Frank-Paul ... Read More »

Half Time Report: New Zealand 18 France 0

New Zealand kept their grip on top spot in Group B of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup as they led the French 18-0 at half time in Avignon. It took the Kiwis just four minutes to open the scoring with Krisnan Inu collecting a kick from Kieran Foran, Shaun Johnson kicking the first of his three conversions. Five minutes ... Read More »

Inspired Scotland ready for Italian job

Ian Henderson believes that Scotland’s victory over Tonga last Tuesday night has inspired his team for the rest of Rugby League World Cup 2013 as they look ahead to their next group game against Italy at Derwent Park, Workington, on Sunday (4.00pm). The Bravehearts overcame a strong outfit in Tonga three days ago, after a try by full-back Matty Russell ... Read More »

PNG star Menzie Yere meets The Queen

Menzie Yere meets The Queen at Buckingham Palace

Ahead of his next match in Rugby League World Cup 2013, Papua New Guinea and Sheffield Eagles Rugby League star Menzie Yere, has received royal recognition for his outstanding work with the Kits2Kids Menzie Yere Foundation. Menzie, was given special permission to leave the Papua New Guinea Rugby League World Cup team base, where the team are preparing ahead of ... Read More »

Ablett wary of wounded Irish threat

Carl Ablett is expecting an Irish backlash when England take to the field at a packed John Smith’s Stadium, Huddersfield, tomorrow for their Rugby League World Cup 2013 Group A game (2.30pm). Ireland lost their opening match of the tournament 32-14 against Fiji in Rochdale on Monday, and Ablett believes that result will make Ireland all the more dangerous as ... Read More »

Wales name team for USA match

Wales head coach Iestyn Harris has named his 19 man squad to play USA at Glyndwr University Racecourse Stadium on Sunday (14:00) Neil Budworth Ross Divorty Gil Dudson Jacob Emmitt Ben Evans Rhys Evans Ben Flower Tyson Frizzell Jordan James Elliott Kear Craig Kopczak Peter Lupton Larne Patrick Christiaan Roets Matt Seamark Anthony Walker Ian Webster Lloyd White Rhys Williams Read More »