Taupau relishing second clash with England

Taupau relishing second clash with England

New Zealand star Martin Taupau says the Kiwis are preparing for a war ahead of the second Baskerville Shield Test match on Saturday. Following their 26-12 defeat to England last weekend, the Kiwis must win at the Olympic Stadium on Saturday

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Bath transfer fee demands stand in way of Burgess return

Bath transfer fee demands stand in way of Burgess return

Sam Burgess‘ return to Rugby League is being held up by the transfer fee Bath are insisting upon if the Aviva Premiership club is to release the former Bradford Bulls and South Sydney star from the remaining two years of

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Wakefield bring in Arona

Wakefield bring in Arona

Wakefield have raided Cronulla Sharks for the second time this week, signing Tinirau Arona from the NRL side on a one-year deal. Arona, 26, joins the Wildcats from the Sharks after making 70 first grade appearances in Australia. He joins

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England stars to feature in revamped NRL curtain raiser

England stars to feature in revamped NRL curtain raiser

At least four England players will feature in the annual curtain-raiser to the 2016 NRL season as part of a revamp to the current system. They will be part of a new World XIII to play the leading indigenous players of

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Wildcats sign Australian international Tupou

Wildcats sign Australian international Tupou

Wakefield have confirmed the signing of Anthony Tupou on a two-year deal. Tupou, 31, joins the Wildcats from Cronulla Sharks, bringing an end to his 11 year NRL career. He started his career at Sydney Roosters before joining the Sharks

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Bizarre email exchanges confirms big NRL transfer

Bizarre email exchanges confirms big NRL transfer

It’s usual for people in Rugby League to to try and get the scoop on transfers – but a Canadian theatre critic has beaten everyone to the punch regarding Martin Taupau’s move to Manly. The New Zealand international has switched

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Burgess now heavy odds-on for RL return

Burgess now heavy odds-on for RL return

Sam Burgess is heavily odds-on for a return to Rugby League according to Ladbrokes. With his future as a Rugby Union player in doubt the dual-code player is chalked up by Challenge Cup sponsors at just 1/6 to return to Rugby

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McNamara backs Burgess regardless of decision

McNamara backs Burgess regardless of decision

England head coach Steve McNamara has said he believes Sam Burgess will make the right decision for his own future despite the growing talk over a return to Rugby League. McNamara, who coached Burgess at Bradford during his club coaching

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Ford says Burgess will stay in rugby union

Ford says Burgess will stay in rugby union

Bath coach Mike Ford has poured cold water on talk linking Sam Burgess with a return to Rugby League – saying people have put “two and two” together over a return to the 13-man code. Reports in the national media

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Burgess twins to remain at Souths until 2018

Burgess twins to remain at Souths until 2018

South Sydney have re-signed George and Tom Burgess until the end of the 2018 season, the NRL club announced on Thursday. The England internationals were key figures in the Rabbitohs’ drought-breaking premiership win last season. Coach Michael Maguire welcomed the retention of

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