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Hunter-Paul: England far from the finished article

by: Joe Whitley, November 17, 2013, 4:35 pm

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 three teams in the tournament. But I still think they are far from the finished article.

“That’s what the RLWC is all about – it’s a tournament. It’s better to build and create momentum going into the knockout phase.”

The Bradford Bulls CEO added: “England halves are growing together as the tournament goes on.

“Rangi Chase is taking the line on a lot more, plus he seems to have a bit more confidence and fluency with the players around him.

“I don’t know if that is a matter of players learning how to play with Rangi, or Rangi knowing how to play with the guys around him and their strength and weaknesses.”

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