Sport in brief: Leeds' Kiwi forward Eastwood out of Four Nations

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Rugby League: Greg Eastwood, Leeds' recruit from New Zealand, is out of the Four Nations with a broken wrist. The Kiwi forward fractured his scaphoid in Saturday's win over France. He will return to the southern hemisphere after the tournament and is expected to be back for pre-season training at Leeds. England name their team today, and must decide whether Danny McGuire retains the stand-off jersey. Dave Hadfield

Wie agrees to add 'star value' to Dubai event

golf Michelle Wie is scheduled to make her debut in the Dubai Ladies Masters at the Emirates Golf Club next month. The young Hawaiian, who has had a successful rookie season on the LPGA Tour and made her Solheim Cup debut when the US beat Europe 16-12 in Illinois in August, will be one of the main attractions at the 9-12 December Ladies European Tour event. "Her presence will bring star value to the event," golf in Dubai chief executive Mohamed Juma Buamaim said.