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Super League awards: the complete review of the 2018 season | Aaron Bower

Catalans Dragons created history, John Bateman was a force at Wigan and the Shaun Wane story had a very happy endingBen Barba may have won the Man of Steel award, but it is hard to imagine Wigan going all the way to Old Trafford and lifting the Super L…

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England end Test series on sour note with thrashing by New Zealand

• England 0-34 New Zealand• Kodi Nikorima orchestrates six-try victory in final TestThis has been a year of encouraging, perhaps unprecedented, progress for England but this was a firm reminder the job is far from complete in terms of desire to become …

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Golden Boot is now on the other foot for Tommy Makinson

England wing enjoys his award following a hat-trick against New Zealand after injury had nearly ruined career“It’s all a bit mad this, isn’t it?” says Tommy Makinson as he tries to make sense of the latest outstanding moment in one of game’s more remar…

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Sinfield wants England’s new mentality to demand NZ series whitewash

• To be where we want to be, it’s got to be 3-0’ he says • England hopeful over 2020 home series against AustraliaKevin Sinfield has called on England to underline their changing mentality and complete a whitewash series victory over New Zealand on Sun…

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Sports quiz of the week: Wayne Rooney, City v United and Formula 1

Who scored? Who stripped? Who is out of action?Wayne Rooney is likely to win his final England cap later this month. His first game for England ended in a 3-1 defeat to Australia. Which other young striker made his international debut that night, score…

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This is an exciting new era for the England rugby league team

Not only have England beaten New Zealand but they have done so with a group of youngsters who can hit even greater heightsBy Gavin Willacy for No Helmets RequiredMuch has been made of the star names who missed England’s 20-14 win over New Zealand at An…

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England’s Tommy Makinson joins world elite by winning Golden Boot

• St Helens winger only fifth Englishman to win accolade• Australia centre Isabelle Kelly is women’s winnerTommy Makinson has become only the fifth Englishman to receive rugby league’s highest individual accolade, the Golden Boot award.The England and …

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Australia coach Mal Meninga takes NRL role with Gold Coast Titans

Meninga joins club as head of performance and culture Immortal will balance new role with Kangaroos jobGold Coast have landed a recruitment coup, luring national team coach Mal Meninga to the NRL club as head of performance and culture. Meninga was on …

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Tommy Makinson hat-trick carries England to series win over New Zealand

• England 20-14 New Zealand• St Helens wing Makinson is standout performer in second TestTommy Makinson’s outstanding hat-trick ensured a series victory for England over New Zealand with a game to spare in a thrilling Test match at Anfield.Arguably the…

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Jermaine McGillvary will feel at home when England run out at Anfield

The Huddersfield wing has a particular reason to be looking forward to facing New Zealand in LiverpoolFor all of England’s squad, the bright lights and big stage Liverpool and Anfield provide makes Sunday’s second Test against New Zealand extra special…

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Sam Tomkins still has ‘plenty of rugby left’ as England face Kiwis at Anfield

• Wigan full-back never gave up on England after four-year exile• England won first match of three-Test series against KiwisSam Tomkins has said he never feared his England career was over during his four-year exile from the national team as Wayne Benn…

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Sports quiz of the week: Clásico, Superclásico and gymnastics genius

Who scored for Chelsea? Who lost his job? Who said ‘yes’?What took 26 steps and lasted 9.96 seconds?Simone Biles’s gold medal vault at the World Gymnastics ChampionshipsPaul Pogba’s run-up for his penalty against EvertonOliver Gildart’s dazzl…

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The more England beat New Zealand, the less they fear NRL players

England have overcome their inferiority complex about the NRL. Their next task is to demolish Australia’s unbeatable auraBy Gavin Willacy for No Helmets RequiredHaving won their last two games against New Zealand, England should have no inferiority com…

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England temper crowd estimate for Sunday’s New Zealand Test at Anfield

• I would hope we would be over 25,000, says Ralph Rimmer• International federation to meet this week and finalise GB tourRalph Rimmer, the Rugby Football League chief executive, has conceded the governing body has work to do to maximise the potential …

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Oliver Gildart strikes late to give England victory over New Zealand

• England 18-16 New Zealand• Gildart scores magnificent late try on England debutOliver Gildart’s late try ensured victory for England in the opening Test against New Zealand in Hull, following a pulsating affair which suggests the remainder of this th…

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Sam Tomkins set for England return at half-back in first Test with New Zealand

• Tomkins selected in unusual role after four-year absence• Hull’s Jake Connor preferred to Mark Percival at centreWigan full-back Sam Tomkins will make his England return after a four-year absence against New Zealand – at half-back, alongside club tea…

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South Sydney Rabbitohs to sign England head coach Wayne Bennett

• Bennett set to join Rabbitohs from 2020• Souths will not stop Bennett from continuing England roleSouth Sydney Rabbitohs will not stand in Wayne Bennett’s way if he wants to continue his role as England coach alongside his club duties after confirmin…

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England can make statement against New Zealand, says James Graham

• Tourists arrive for series on back of beating Australia• Graham says international game is in best of healthJames Graham believes international rugby league is in its rudest health for some time and wants a new-look England side to underline their cr…

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Tonga Test gives a glimpse of huge potential for the global game

The sea of red at Mt Smart Stadium for the Tonga and Australia game proves more matches between the two are needed Tonga’s population is 109,000 while there are an estimated 80,000 people of Tongan heritage in Australia and New Zealand. According to a …

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Zak Hardaker to enter rehab after drink-driving conviction but will stay at Wigan

• Warriors stand by full-back, saying they have ‘duty of care’ • Hardaker yet to play for club because of ban for cocaine useWigan have announced that Zak Hardaker will remain with the Super League champions in 2019 despite pleading guilty to a drink-d…