Fixture list favours Wales this year although they still face a testing trip to Twickenham to take on England on March 9
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Monday 18 November 2013
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.
Steve Prescott: Sportsman who raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for charity after being diagnosed with terminal cancer
Friday 15 November 2013
Steve Prescott, who has died at the age of 39, would be an educated choice as one of rugby league’s bravest players – on and off the field. The first side of that equation saw him enjoy a fine career with his home-town club, St Helens, Hull and Wakefield, tour with Great Britain and represent both England and Ireland.
Rugby League World Cup 2013: Josh Charnley and James Roby return for quarter-final clash with France
Thursday 14 November 2013
Charnley replaces wing Tom Briscoe while Roby comes in for Carl Ablett
Wednesday 13 November 2013
England's young fly-half will have to nail his kicks and cramp the style of his opposite number Dan Carter
Monday 11 November 2013
Samoa ground out a hard-fought 22-6 win over France in a bruising Group B game in Perpignan last night to secure the runners-up spot and a World Cup quarter-final against Fiji.
Sunday 10 November 2013
Runners-up sport in Group A now assured
Saturday 09 November 2013
England’s progress into the World Cup quarter-finals might look a formality, but they are preparing themselves for a searching physical test from Fiji in their final group game in Hull this afternoon.
Friday 08 November 2013
Injuries force coach to retain winger for Argentina match despite his lack of form
Rugby League World Cup: Three changes for England as Sam Burgess returns after suspension for Fiji clash
Thursday 07 November 2013
Steve McNamara could also give Michael McIlorum his first start of the tournament after naming him in place of James Roby
England coach Steve McNamara left red faced after exiled Zak Hardaker is fined by Leeds Rhinos for breach of discipline
Thursday 07 November 2013
Hardaker withdrew from England's Rugby League World Cup squad due to 'personal reasons' but his club have lift the lid on the matter after McNamara refused to elaborate
Sam Tomkins confident that England will pull-off 'something special' as they prepare for Rugby League World Cup
Tuesday 15 October 2013
The former Wigan Warriors full-back, who has announced he has joined NRL side New Zealand Warriors, believes this is the most talented England squad he has been a part of
Sunday 13 October 2013
Compromise is not a thought in the mind of any rugby player as he thunders into action, but for the blazers, it could lead to salvation.
Thursday 10 October 2013
Yarde admits that the squad-wide self-imposed alcohol ban could continue in an effort to maintain winning ways as Irish prepare for Europe
Saturday 05 October 2013
Final call is reward for rediscovering his best form after infamous injury and life lows
Rugby League World Cup: Eorl Crabtree misses out as Steve McNamara names three Burgess brothers in England squad
Tuesday 01 October 2013
McNamara revealed that uncapped twins George and Tom will join older brother Sam in the 24-man squad
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
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