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All Blacks captain called in to toughen up Warriors’ mentality

NEW Zealand rugby union captain Kieran Read has crossed the code demarkation line to address the Warriors on mental toughness. Read, who has played 109...

England ready to confirm Denver Test despite NRL club protests

ENGLAND say they are set to confirm a June 23 Test against New Zealand in Denver despite the protests of NRL clubs. Attempts to prepare...

Former Storm CEO Linked To Boston Bid

FORMER Melbourne Storm chief executive and NRL salary cap consultant Mark Evans has been linked to the Boston bid for British league inclusion. (function(t,e,i,d){var o=t.getElementById(i),n=t.createElement(e);o.style.height=250;o.style.width=300;o.style.display='inline-block';n.id='ibb-widget',n.setAttribute('src',('https:'===t.location.protocol?'https://':'http://')+d),n.setAttribute('width','300'),n.setAttribute('height','250'),n.setAttribute('frameborder','0'),n.setAttribute('scrolling','no'),o.appendChild(n)})(document,'iframe','ibb-widget-root-518331994',"banners.itunes.apple.com/banner.html?partnerId=&aId=1000lqwZ&bt=catalog&t=catalog_black&id=518331994&c=gb&l=en-GB&w=300&h=250&store=apps"); Citing...

PNG Star Kato Ottio Dies Aged 23

Widnes Vikings are shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of Kato Ottio. #RIPKato 🇵🇬 A post shared by Widnes Vikings (@widnesrl) on...

RFL: Clubs must let Premier cover Toronto games and won’t get any money for it

CHAMPIONSHIP clubs have been told they must allow Premier Sports to broadcast their home games against Toronto – and that they won’t be in...

Nigel Wood RLIF Appointment Confirmed

NIGEL Wood's appointment as chief executive of the Rugby League International Federation has been confirmed. The news comes just three days after Wood stood down...

Ryan Bailey Affair Shows Gulf In Media Scrutiny Between Hemispheres

By STEVE MASCORD PROP Ryan Bailey missed most of his debut season with Toronto due to something much more serious than a knee injury, it...

Hawaii match has “zero strategic value” for rugby league in America, says RLWC 2025 man

By STEVE MASCORD A MEMBER of the consortium hosting the 2021 World Cup has described the proposed Australia-Tonga international in Hawaii this October as having...

Leigh threaten to bar Premier Sports from covering Toronto game

LEIGH Centurions owner Derek Beaumont appears to be threatening to ban broadcast Premier Sports from entering the Sports Village to telecast the match against...

USARL Sacks Rogue Lawyer

By STEVE MASCORD ROGUE lawyer Richard Luthmann has been sacked by the USA Rugby League after he was arrested by the FBI last Friday on...

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Discord: The gentle socialism that’s been nurturing English rugby league

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New IRL eligibility rules crack down on players switching nations

By STEVE MASCORD JACKSON Hastings and Ronaldo Mulitalo are among the players most affected by changes to the International Rugby League eligibility rules announced today. The...

IRL leaning towards nations co-hosting 2025 World Cup

By STEVE MASCORD INTERNATIONAL Rugby League officials are leaning towards several countries co-hosting the 2025 World Cup. The tournament was to be held in the United...

Premium: Ottawa in for 2020 – but what of New York?

By JOHN DAVIDSON IT's the news nobody is particularly surprised by. Ottawa will join the League 1 competition in 2021, the third tier of English rugby...

The Roaring 2020s: Are we ready for a wave of code-breakers?

By STEVE MASCORD IN 2008, then-Penrith chief executive Mick Leary received a letter from the Maltese Rugby League. It was a request for utility star Jarrod...

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