Saturday, December 20, 2014
Rugby League News

Rugby League News

Four Nations: England unchanged for Australia clash


England coach Steve McNamara has named an unchanged side for Sunday’s Four Nations match against Australia in Melbourne, but has hinted that some alterations could be made later in the week when players have a chance to shrug off injuries. England defeated Samoa 32-26 in the tournament’s opening match at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane last Saturday and victory over Australia, who ... Read More »

England’s Four Nations odds fall; New Zealand favourites


New Zealand are favourites to win the Four Nations tournament, according to the majority of British bookmakers. Indeed, the Kiwis have been priced at evens to win the competition following their convincing victory over pre-tournament favourites Australia on Saturday, while the Kangaroos have drifted out to 11/10 after being odds-on last week. Meanwhile, England’s price has also shortened following their ... Read More »

Malcolm Reilly: England can defeat Australia


Rugby League legend Malcolm Reilly OBE believes England are primed and ready to book their place in the final of the 2014 Four Nations by beating Australia in Melbourne on Sunday. England will go into the match buoyed by an encouraging performance in their opening victory over Samoa, when they defied the lingering effects of jetlag and 30-degree heat to ... Read More »

Seven reasons to read this week’s League Express

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Four Nations reaction: As well as in-depth reports of both opening matches, we have exclusive interviews with several England players as well as Australian captain Cameron Smith. Click here to download the digital version of League Express newspaper to the device of your choice Cunningham Q&A: We sit down with the new St Helens coach and find out his plans ... Read More »

McNamara “excited” to have chance to dump Aussies


England coach Steve McNamara says his side are relishing the opportunity to knock Australia out of the Four Nations tournament. The old enemies lock horns on Sunday and an England win would almost certainly see the Kangaroos unable to progress to the final, having lost to New Zealand 30-12 on Saturday. “It’s a really exciting prospect,” admitted McNamara. “We said ... Read More »

Kingstone Press to sponsor Super League and Challenge Cup


The RFL have announced a new extended partnership with Kingstone Press Cider for the 2015-2017 seasons, which now includes the Super League competition for the first time. Following on from two hugely successful years as title sponsors of the Championships, the new contract will see the popular cider brand be involved at every level of the game from England RL ... Read More » Shop: Last Ordering Date for Free Pre-Xmas Delivery: 2pm Thursday 18th December!!