Billy Slater looks ready to take his place in Australia’s side to try to win back the World Cup his mistake cost them five years ago. The Melbourne full-back was player of the tournament in 2008. In the final, however, it was his error that created the winning try for the Kiwis’ Benji Marshall. This time, he missed the semi-final against Fiji after aggravating a knee injury in the last group game against the US and there were fears he might have to sit out his chance for revenge in this afternoon’s final at Old Trafford.
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Monday 13 May 2013
Ferguson reveals reasons behind decision to retire
Sunday 12 May 2013
Warrington Wolves rout Salford City Reds 52-6 in the Challenge Cup fifth round
Friday 10 May 2013
Gareth Ellis scored his first try since returning to England to help Hull into the quarter-finals of the Challenge Cup.
Tuesday 30 April 2013
The Wigan forward Greg Burke has signed a new-three-year deal with the Super League leaders. Burke has been one of several Wigan youngsters to make an excellent impression this season and his form has been rewarded with a new contract.
Sunday 28 April 2013
Warrington 32 Bradford 4
Sunday 28 April 2013
Michael Robertson and Tommy Lee scored second-half tries as London Broncos earned a first home win over St Helens since 2002. It was also the Broncos' first home victory this season, and ended a run of 13 straight wins in the capital for the Saints.
Saturday 13 April 2013
Morgan Escare pressed his claims for a World Cup spot as Catalan Dragons condemned St Helens to a third defeat in four games. The French team, sporting shaven heads in support of a children’s cancer charity, were too good for their hosts as they rounded off a week’s camp with an impressive third away victory of the season.
Tuesday 09 April 2013
My Family star Kris Marshall is joining the cast of Caribbean crime drama Death In Paradise, taking over from Ben Miller.
Monday 08 April 2013
England winger Ryan Hall produced two devastating finishes to earn the Super League champions Leeds an impressive 28-22 victory in last night’s Grand Final rematch against Warrington at Headingley.
Sunday 07 April 2013
Police have seized around £12 million worth of cocaine following a six-month investigation into the "top echelon" of organised crime.
Saturday 06 April 2013
Despite a barren Easter that has left them bottom of Super League, Castleford still present a danger today, the Huddersfield coach, Paul Anderson, has been telling his troops.
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