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Kevin Sinfield: 'That togetherness has not always been there, but this group now is very good'

Sinfield: hurtful England divide is now history

Kevin Sinfield has said that it is the togetherness that has sometimes been missing in the past that has boosted England's Four Nations prospects.

Gareth Ellis missed the win over New Zealand

Returning Ellis in race to be fit for final

Gareth Ellis trained fully yesterday for the first time since injuring his back 10 days ago, boosting his chances of playing against Australia in the final of the Four Nations on Saturday.

Darren Lockyer's will play his last game this weekend

Darren Lockyer: Out to break English hearts one last time

The Australian legend has been one of the world's best for 15 years and he aims to bow out in Four Nations glory, he tells Dave Hadfield

Wing Ryan Hall celebrates his second-half try for England

Tomkins seals England's final date with Australia

England 28 New Zealand 6

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Derry completes switch to Leeds

Leeds United have completed the signing of the Crystal Palace midfielder Shaun Derry for an undisclosed fee.

High drama hardens Grimaldi to leading role

Since he returned from England to his old club, Tony Grimaldi has known little but drama.

Leeds get chance to gain quick revenge

Adrian Morley envies his former Leeds team-mates' opportunity to put one over on the Canterbury Bulldogs - and, by extension, Australia - in the World Club Challenge at Elland Road on Friday.

Bates saves Leeds with £10m takeover

Ken Bates completed a £10million takeover of Leeds United today to lift the threat of administration at the crisis-hit Championship club.

Leeds reveal £7.8m pay-off made to players and agents

The sorry, sorry saga of Leeds United's demise will hit a new low today with official confirmation that they paid £7.8m in severance packages and agents' fees to offload players last summer.

Blackwell pride bolstered by young Leeds

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