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Rugby League World Cup: Ryan Hall eyes Aussie upset

England winger Ryan Hall is hoping his side can spring an upset on Rugby League World Cup favourites Australia in the opening game of the highly-anticipated tournament on Saturday. The hosts go into...

England Rugby: Owen Farrell offers Chris Robshaw backing

England fly-half Owen Farrell believes that without question Chris Robshaw is the right man to lead the side into the upcoming Autumn International series. Head coach Stuart Lancaster and his men are...

Rugby League World Cup: Ben Westwood tipped to return for England

England coach Steve McNamara has hinted Ben Westwood will return when they kick off their World Cup campaign against Australia this weekend. The Warrington second rower was suspended for the...

Rugby League World Cup: Simon Mannering calls for calm

New Zealand captain Simon Mannering says his players can handle the pressure of being World Cup holders when their defence of the title soon begins. New Zealand pulled off something of an upset when...

Rugby League World Cup: England will bounce back – Sam Tomkins

Sam Tomkins says England will have to improve drastically ahead of their opening World Cup match against Australia following a humiliating defeat at the hands of Italy on Saturday. The friendly clash...

Rugby World Cup: Roy Asotasi defends Samoa decision

Roy Asotasi has defended his decision to pull out of Samoa’s World Cup squad, after citing injuries and family reasons. Early suggestions claimed that Asotasi, who is set to join Warrington next...

England Rugby: Steve McNamara confident ahead of Italy clash

England coach Steve McNamara says he is very happy with the make-up of his side and is in a confident mood ahead of Saturday's friendly with Italy. The men in white continue their preparations for...

Rugby League World Cup: Steve McNamara keen to keep job

England coach Steve McNamara is keen to keep the job after the Rugby League World Cup and believes he has all the ingredients for success. McNamara's contract with the RFL comes to an end after the...

Rugby League: Rangi Chase excited by England chance

Rangi Chase is looking ahead to pulling on an England Rugby League shirt despite being from New Zealand. The stand-off, who is moving to Salford from Castleford during the close season, is in the...

New Zealand Rugby: Kiwi star Sonny Bill Williams in World Cup U-turn

Sonny Bill Williams has been added to the New Zealand World Cup squad after performing a dramatic U-turn and making himself available for the showpiece event. The 28-year-old returned to the 13-man...