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Rugby League

McNamara keeps faith in Four Nations side


National coach Steve McNamara has named the same England 17 for the third time in a row for the Four Nations match with Australia at Wembley tomorrow – though he knows the favourites will be a lot harder to beat than Wales and France.

"We're really pleased, not just with the progress on the field, but off it as well," said McNamara, whose opposite number, Tim Sheens, has lost Willie Tonga with hip and pectoral injuries but can now bring back centre Greg Inglis after knee surgery.