Sporting Digest: Rugby League

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The Independent Online
John Kear, the Sheffield Eagles coach, has joined the Great Britain team as assistant to Andy Goodway for the series against New Zealand.

Featherstone's player of the year, Richard Chapman, has given the club a boost by signing a new contract for next year.

Wakefield, favourites to edge out Featherstone and Lancashire Lynx for a place in the final of the Treize Tournoi after this weekend's last qualifying games, will also find out next Wednesday whether they have been accepted into Super League.