Category: Rugby League

Mclelland and Johnson out, but Trueman signs three year deal.

Only days after it was revealed that England’s Under 18’s Academy Captain, Castleford Stand off Callum Mclelland as signed with the Scottish RFU the supporters have been rocked with the news that England U19 back rower Luis Johnson has moved to Warrington for a fee believed to be around £45,000. News of Mclelland’s departure came  … Read more

RLWC Team of the Tournament (Part 2)

Carrying on from yesterdays first part, we will look at the recent RLWC ‘team of the Tournament’ starting with one of its biggest starts England Flyer Jermaine McGillvary who was named on the wing. 8 weeks ago, not made outside of the English Super League know exactly who Jermaine McGillvary was! His exploits for Huddersfield  … Read more

RLWC – Team of the Tournement (part 1)

Despite Australia going through the recent Rugby League World cup unbeaten, their dominance in the “team of the Tournament” isn’t a strong as what people have come to expect! Normally this team is saturated with Players form Australia and New Zealand, with the odd stand out from another team or two, however this time there  … Read more

England so close to World Cup Glory!

Rugby League World Cup final Australia (6) 6 Tries: Cordner Goal: Smith England (0) 0 World Cup holders and Pre-Tournament favourites retained their trophy in one of the closest finals of the modern era. In front of a packed house at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane Australia were made to work by a determined and  … Read more

England loose skipper day before World Cup Final

England Rugby league have been rocked on the eve off their biggest game in 22 years, as their captain Sean O’Loughlin as failed a fitness test and a leg injury he sustained during the 20-18 win over Tonga in last weeks Semi Final. The Injury means that England Head coach will now re-jig his team  … Read more

England name squad for World Cup Final

With England only, days away from their first World Cup final in 22 years, Head coach Wayne Bennett has named the 17-man squad he hopes will end the Australian dominance of the competition. Following the tough Semi final battle against Tonga, one person that will defiantly miss out is Canberra Raiders Hooker Josh Hodgeson who  … Read more

England make World Cup Final, despite Tongan comeback!

Tonga (0) 18 Tries: Junior, Havili, Lolohea Goals: Taukeiaho (3) England (12) 20 Tries: McGillvary, Widdop, Bateman Goals: Widdop (4) England Rugby League team will play Australia in this weekend’s World Cup Final, their first for 22 years after defeating Tonga in a Nail baiting match in Auckland at the weekend. Despite dominating the game  … Read more

Kangeroo’s make it 13 world cup finals in a row

Australia:(22) 54 Tries: Slater (2), Holmes (6), Gagai (2) Goals: Smith (7) Fiji:(2) 6 Tries: Vunivalu Goals: Koroisau World cup holders and Hosts Australia cruised into the World cup final with another record breaking effort as they saw off a valiant FIJI 54 -6 in Brisbane at the weekend. Wingman Valentine Holmes was again rewriting  … Read more

England ready to battle for World Cup final spot

England are hoping to go into tomorrows Rugby League World Cup semi final against Tonga with an unchanged side after Coach Wayne Bennett named the same 17 man squad this week. The only change to the team that defeated Papua New Guinea 36-6 in last Sunday’s quarter final is the inclusion of Fit again Jonny  … Read more