Rugby League

Rugby League: Bravehearts make changes for quarter-final clash

Unbeaten Scotland and World Cup holders New Zealand both have injury concerns going into their quarter-final clash at Headingley on Friday. Steve McCormack's side have been one of the surprise packages...

Rugby League World Cup: Watkins insists England are ready

Leeds Rhinos centre Kallum Watkins insists that England can match the physicality of the seven other teams left in the Rugby League World Cup. The tournament has seen plenty of brutal encounters, with...

Rugby League World Cup: England survive Fiji scare

Six tries in 18 minutes proved the difference as England qualified for the quarter-finals of the World Cup after beating Fiji 34-12 on Saturday. The hosts found themselves 6-0 down due to a converted...

Warrington Rugby: Briers announces retirement

Warrington's plans for the 2014 season have been hit by a massive blow with the news that veteran stand-off Lee Briers has announced his retirement with immediate effect. The 35-year-old joined the...

Rugby League: Poore completes Hull KR switch

Australian Justin Poore has left Wakefield Trinity Wildcats to join Hull KR and penned a two-year deal at Craven Park. The 28-year-old made 23 Super League appearances for the Wildcats last season...

Rugby League World Cup: Samoa thrash Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea saw their Rugby League World Cup hopes dashed by Samoa who beat them 38-4 at New Craven Park on Monday night. It was a bad night in Hull for Adrian Lam's outfit who needed a victory if...

World Cup: Ryan Hall not taking England place for granted

Ryan Hall says he is not taking his place in the England side for granted despite becoming his country's all-time leading try scorer. The Leeds Rhinos star grabbed a hat-trick as England romped to a...

England Rugby: Steve McNamara encouraged by Ireland win

England boss Steve McNamara believes his side have set themselves up perfectly ahead of next Saturday’s World Cup showdown with Fiji. The hosts have had a difficult few weeks, losing to Italy in a...

New Zealand Rugby: Kearney eyes Kiwis improvement

New Zealand coach Stephen Kearney insisted that there is still plenty of improvement to be made by his team despite a comfortable 48-0 win over France. The victory ensured a perfect start to the...

Rugby League World Cup: Wane backs Tomkins trio for England

Wigan coach Shaun Wane believes it is possible that all three Tomkins brothers could play for England but feels it will be in rugby league and not union. Joel Tomkins is set to make his union debut for...