Parliament backs England in World Cup Final

Members of Parliament have wished the England Rugby League team well ahead of the Rugby League World Cup final on Saturday. At Prime Minister’s Questions First Secretary of State, Rt Hon. Damian Green MP, and Shadow First Secretary of State, Rt Hon. Emily Thornberry MP passed on their best wishes to the team. The exchange can be viewed here. Saturday’s…

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Women’s World Cup Semi-Finals: Results

New Zealand and Australia will meet in the World Cup Final, to be played immediately before the men’s final, after beating England and Canada respectively. New Zealand 52-4 England Australia 58-6 Canada Final to be played Saturday 2nd December at 5:45 at Brisbane Stadium Match reports from both women’s semi-finals will be in Monday’s issue of League Express 

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England Women’s World Cup dream is over

England slipped out of the Women’s World Cup today with a 52-4 semi-final defeat at the hands of New Zealand in Sydney. The Ferns will meet Australia, who saw off Canada 58-6, in Saturday’s decider. The game, in Brisbane, is being played alongside the Men’s World Cup Final between England and Australia. Results Sunday 26 November 2017 SEMI-FINALS Australia 58…

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Teams announced for Women’s World Cup semis

England coach Chris Chapman has made five changes to his starting line-up for Sunday’s (tomorrow) Rugby League Women’s World Cup semi-final against New Zealand at Southern Cross Group Stadium. Halfback Kirsty Maroney and winger Charlotte Booth return to the England side, while hooker Danielle Bound, prop Beth Sutcliffe and centre Jessica Courtman will start after being on the interchange bench…

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Women’s World Cup semi-finals confirmed

ENGLAND will meet New Zealand on Sunday (26 November) in the Women’s Rugby League World Cup semi-finals, and Australia will take on Canada. The Ferns topped Group B following their 38-0 win today against Papua New Guinea, while the Jillaroos headed Group A following an 88-0 Cross-Group victory over Canada. England, meanwhile, slipped to a surprise 22-16 reverse at the…

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Lebanon Federation buoyed by reaction to World Cup

“Unprecedented media coverage of the Cedars’ World Cup campaign will lead to increased support at all levels,” claims Lebanon Rugby League Federation president Mohamed Habbous after the Cedars made the quarter finals for the first time, thereby ensuring their qualification for the next tournament in England in 2021. Before departure to the tournament, LRLF directors Sami Garabedian and Nayef Abisaid…

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England Women reach World Cup semis – despite defeat

England will feature in Sunday’s Women’s World Cup semi-finals in Sydney – despite slipping to a shock defeat today against the Cook Islands. Cook Islands needed to win by 60 points to edge above the Lionesses in Group A. And while that never looked remotely possible, England will have to spend the next few days regrouping for Sunday’s clash with…

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England eye Women’s semi-final place – despite defeat

AUSTRALIA and New Zealand have booked spots in next Sunday’s Women’s World Cup semi-finals – while England, who lost 38-0 to the Jillaroos today, are virtually certain to feature in the last four. The last berth is likely to be taken by Canada, subject to results in the closing Group fixtures, with Papua New Guinea also in the frame. England…

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