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Koukash wanted to attract the best in the world such as Sonny Bill Williams and Billy Slater by introducing a ruling that would allow clubs to have one player exempt from the salary cap

Stand-off Travis Burns (bottom right) landed the final kick to earn battling Hull KR a draw after they had trailed 24-6

Burns holds his nerve to cap Rovers’ thrilling comeback

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Sydney Roosters 36 Wigan Warriors 14 match report: Wigan errors allow Michael Jennings to rule the roost

Michael Jennings became the first player to score a hat-trick of tries in rugby league's World Club Challenge as Sydney dismantled Wigan in ruthless fashion yesterday.

Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield picked up an ankle injury in the 18-12 win over Warrington Wolves

Leeds Rhinos 18 Warrington Wolves 12: Kevin Sinfield faces race to be fit for trip to Catalan Dragons after picking up ankle injury

The Rhinos stalwart limped out of Friday's victory and while it's too early to make predictions, coach Brian McDermott is hopeful of including his captain

Michael Jennings scored three tries against Wigan in the World Club Challenge

Sydney Roosters 36 Wigan Warriors 14 match report: Australian centre Michael Jennings blows away Warriors Down Under as hat-trick secures World Club Challenge trophy

An error-strewn display from the Super League champions saw them three scores behind within 22 minutes from which they never recover

Leeds 18 Warrington 12 match report: Tom Briscoe’s solo effort puts Wolves on back foot

England winger Tom Briscoe scored a sparkling try on his home debut to help Leeds compound Warrington’s miserable start to the Super League season with an 18-12 win that was more comfortable than the score suggests.

Sydney Roosters and Wigan Warriors players pose with the World Club Challenge trophy at the Allianz Stadium in Sydney

World Club Challenge: Sydney Roosters v Wigan Warriors - Shaun Wane challenges his Wigan side to make history

Wigan can become the first Super League side to win on Australian soil since the match became a regular fixture in 2000

Sydney Roosters and Wigan Warriors players pose with the World Club Challenge trophy at the Allianz Stadium in Sydney

Sam Burgess switch to rugby union overshadows Wigan's World Club Challenge quest

The best of Australian and British rugby league collide on Saturday at the end of a week that showed how difficult it has become for either to retain their crown jewels.

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson believes the NRL can do more to boost the Super League

Former Catalan Dragons coach Trent Robinson urges Australia to help the Super League to boost the game ahead of World Club Challenge

Robinson is preparing his Sydney Roosters side for their clash with Super League champions Wigan Warriors and believes the new NRL Nines can help push the game forward worldwide

Sam Burgess scores a try for England during last year’s Rugby League World Cup

Steve McNamara looking to Burgess twins Tom and George to step-up and replace union-bound brother Sam Burgess

The England head coach admits English rugby league is losing its 'crown jewel' but is hopeful that a young player like his younger brothers will use the opportunity to make a name for themselves

Tom Briscoe scored three tries on his Leeds Rhinos debut against Hull KR

Leeds Rhinos wing Tom Briscoe promises there is more to come after scoring hat-trick on debut in win over Hull KR

Briscoe  joined the Rhinos from Super League rivals Hull in the off-season and repaid the faith with three tries in his first appearance

Rangi Chase, Salford’s major new signing, went off as Wakefield came close to snatching victory

Rangi Chase limps out but Red Devils hang on for win

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Hull's Jordan Thompson crosses the line during their 36-34 victory over Catalan Dragons

Hull FC 36 Catalan Dragons 34: Lee Radford relieved to emerge with victory in his first game in charge

Hull looked on as Thonas Bosc's last-gasp conversion floated wide to see the home side hold on for victory

Brian Noble says each of his 14 new signings has a point to prove after joining Salford

Brian Noble seeks top-four finish from Salford’s relaunch

Former Great Britain coach Brian Noble can hardly contain his excitement as he prepares to usher in a new era for the Salford Red Devils.

St Helens players celebrate after Luke Marsh scores the final try in the 38-8 win over Warrington Wolves

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