St Helens captain Paul Wellens is determined to fight for his place despite losing his full-back position to Jonny Lomax

St Helens captain Paul Wellens 'excited' by fresh challenge despite the captain losing his starting berth

Wellens was handed the number 17 shirt for the 2014 season after losing his full-back place to Jonny Lomax last season

Steve McNamara could be heading to Australia to coach the Sydney Roosters after his contract with England expired

England coach Steve McNamara set for NRL move with the Sydney Roosters

McNamara is out of contract with the RFL and despite the move yet to be confirmed, his media officer tweeted that he will definitely be staying in the game

Union-League cross-code fixture plan denied

The Rugby Football League is not planning to participate in a hybrid-code fixture with the Australian rugby union team.

London Broncos still hope for late rescue deal

London Broncos could be saved from administration after talks over their future reached a "positive stage".

Captain Cameron Smith lifts the trophy

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Coach Sheens hails ninth World Cup win as best performance of his reign

Billy Slater scores the opening try for Australia in their Rugby League World Cup final triumph over New Zealand

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England stand-off Gareth Widdop has admitted they missed a massive opportunity in the semi-final defeat to New Zealand

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Sam Burgess contemplates what might have been after England's defeat to New Zealand

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England’s World Cup semi-final defeat to New Zealand will live long in the memory

Kiwi polish: Shaun Johnson goes over in the last minute to score the winning try for New Zealand

England 18 New Zealand 20 match report: England’s final chance sunk by last kick of game

Shaun Johnson converts his own last-minute try to deny hosts a World Cup semi-final win

England captain Kevin Sinfield training at Wembley

Feelgood factor harmed by London Broncos’ likely demise

London club at risk while 65,000 fans will watch England’s World Cup semi-final at Wembley today

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England's coach, Steve McNamara, has bitten the bullet and dropped Rangi Chase for the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand on Saturday.

Aaron Groom was Fiji’s star against Samoa – but Australia will be a much tougher challenge

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England’s Sam Tomkins, left, is tackled by France’s Éloi Pélissier, right

Steve McNamara demands massive improvement against Kiwis

England’s unconvincing display against France in the World Cup quarter-finals on Saturday did nothing to enhance their hopes of winning the tournament on home soil.

Morris dance: Brett Morris evades USA’s Michael Garvey for his third try

Australia 62 United States 0 match report: Americans' dream ends with sharp dose of reality

The United States' astonishing World Cup adventure came to a shuddering halt at the hands of the best side in rugby league.

Ryan mighty: England’s winger Ryan Hall scores his second try last night

England 34 France 6 match report: England feel the width with Ryan Hall and Josh Charnley

England survived an early scare to reach the semi-finals of the World Cup, with rather less assurance than New Zealand or Australia, but still with more than enough to spare.

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