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Wales to face PNG in Commonwealth Nines

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Wales have qualified for the semi-finals of the Rugby League Commonwealth Nines Championship after wins over Scotland and Jamaica on Friday. In the first day of the tournament at Glasgow’s Broadwood Stadium, home of Clyde FC, Wales put on two excellent performances for their wins and a creditable performance in their defeat against favourites Australia. Finishing second in their group, Wales ... Read More »

Saints beat Wigan in thriller

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St Helens held on for a thrilling 12-16 victory against Wigan at the DW Stadium tonight. Wigan took the lead after eight minutes when Sam Burgess scored in the left corner when he touched down a brilliantly judged kick from Sam Powell. Matty Smith couldn’t add the conversion. St Helens halfback Luke Walsh suffered what appeared to be a painful ... Read More »

RL Commonwealth Championship 2014: Day One Scores

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Day One of the Rugby League Commonwealth Championship is in full swing, and there have been some fascinating results in the opening hours of the event. The Commonwealth Games take place in Glasgow next month but, as a precursor to that event, the Rugby League Commonwealth Championship 2014 will be contested by South Africa, Canada, Jamaica, England, Scotland, Wales, Australia ... Read More »

WWE star The Rock calls Newcastle Knights’ Alex McKinnon

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There was a heartwarming story emerging from the NRL this week, surrounding seriously injured Newcastle Knights star Alex McKinnon. The 22-year-old, who landed on his head during a tackle in the Knights’ fixture against Melbourne Storm earlier this year, is currently recovering from the horrific injuries suffered that day. But Beau Ryan – the recently retired Cronulla Sharks winger who ... Read More »

Army Rugby League continues to grow

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The RFL has hailed the success of Rugby League in the British Army following the staging of two highly successful and well attended tournaments in recent weeks. The Yeoman Cup one-day festival celebrated its 20th anniversary with over 200 soldiers taking part in a four-tier final competition at Aldershot, which also hosted the annual Army Rugby League Naivalurua 9s Cup, ... Read More »

Our standards have slipped, says Daryl Powell

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Castleford Tigers head coach Daryl Powell has led the rallying call for his side the end their mini-blip when they face Salford, insisting their standards have slipped over the last couple of weeks. Following on from their Tetley’s Challenge Cup victory over Wigan Warriors, the Tigers have suffered two heavy defeats which has seen them beaten by both the Warriors ... Read More »

A team full of..? XIII with the same name

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On TotalRL.com, we’re nothing if not fun. And we love interacting with our readers, which is why every so often, we’ll throw a debate or a topic out into the open for you to sink your teeth into! Last week, we tried to test your Rugby League knowledge to the max, by getting you to come up with a Rugby ... Read More »

Wigan Warriors’ big hitters to make it tonight

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Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane has confirmed Matty Bowen, Josh Charnley and Sam Powell will all be fit to play tonight against St Helens, as his injury situation begins to ease off somewhat. Bowen missed out last week, after suffering with a leg problem. But he is fit to take his place in Shaun Wane’s provisional line-up – providing there ... Read More »

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