Sport Steve McNamara has been retained by England despite their defeat to New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final last month

The England coach, Steve McNamara, is to join the coaching staff of the Sydney Roosters, but is to continue to take charge of the national team on a part-time basis.

Wakefield to begin rebuilding process against Dragons

Wakefield know the extent of the damage done to their season by going into administration last week – and they will be relieved that it is not worse.

Wakefield docked points for going into administration

Wakefield Wildcats have been docked four points as a result of going into administration, the club have confirmed.

Daryl Millard joins Wakefield exodus

Another day, another departure from beleaguered Wakefield, as Daryl Millard became the latest player to quit the club.

Ferguson adds to Wakefield sell-off

Wakefield have lost another player with the transfer of Dale Ferguson to Huddersfield. The highly-rated, 23-year-old second-rower has agreed a two and a half-year contract with the Giants.

Millennium Magic: Meli seals comeback as Saints share spoils

Wigan began the defence of their Super League title with a draw as a St Helens fightback lifted the Millennium Magic weekend above the mediocre. Otherwise it was an undistinguished day in Cardiff as a difficult surface, over-officious refereeing, a lack of atmosphere and rusty play prevented the season-opening showpiece from rising beyond the mundane. The day attracted a gate of more than 30,000.

Super League seeks bit of magic to start vital year

RFL needs the bumper bill of games in Cardiff this weekend to kick off the season with a bang ahead of some big challenges in 2011

Wigan can hold off the challenge of Warrington and retain their crown

Dave Hadfield runs the rule over this season's Super League sides

Depleted Crusaders sign wing Williams

Crusaders have signed a local reinforcement to help compensate for the three players they will be without in Cardiff at the weekend.

Royce Simmons could miss start of St Helens season

St Helens’ new coach, Royce Simmons, could miss the start of the Super League season after flying home to Australia because of a family illness.

Prop faces jail over alleged betting coup

The former Ireland prop, Ryan Tandy, could face up to five years in jail over his role in an alleged betting coup. Tandy has been charged with giving false and misleading information to the New South Wales Crime Commission when interviewed over the Canterbury versus North Queensland match last season.

Wakefield go into administration

Wakefield Trinity, founder members of the Rugby League in 1895, yesterday admitted defeat in efforts to clear debts of more than £300,000 in unpaid tax and avoid a winding-up order.

Wakefield hopeful of avoiding oblivion

Wakefield say they have four prospective new owners waiting in the wings to rescue them from their financial turmoil. The Wildcats face a winding-up order in the High Court a week tomorrow over unpaid tax, but hope that a change of ownership will enable them to settle their debts before that.

New Rhinos set to make first charge

Leeds have three players making a delayed debut in their re-arranged match against Wakefield today.

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