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Cameron Smith playing too well to retire

Cameron Smith’s form is too good for him to consider representative footy retirement at the end of the Rugby League World Cup, according to his Kangaroos teammates.

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We’re still keen on Pearce: Sea Eagles

Manly are still involved in “meaningful discussions” with NRL target Mitchell Pearce, according to the club’s new chief executive Lyall Gorman.

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‘Give us our win’: Tongan league protest enters second day

Tonga rugby league fans have turned out in huge numbers for a second night of protest in Auckland, bringing traffic in the central city to a halt.

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Bennett doesn’t rate England in World Cup final

England probably aren’t playing well enough to beat Australia in the Rugby League World Cup final – or so says their coach.

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England top Tonga to make RLWC final, but not without controversy

Please pardon the embellishments from the writer in this match report, however, the semi-final between England and Tonga in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup was the best two hours of Rugby League possible, only stifled by atrocious refereeing.

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Hayne flops, Holmes flies as Australia make World Cup final

An ill-disciplined Jarryd Hayne has thrown in a bit of everything as his Rugby League World Cup campaign came to a grinding halt in Brisbane.

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2017 Rugby League World Cup semi-finals: Fixtures, dates, kick-off times, TV guide, live stream

The 2017 Rugby League World Cup is drawing closer to a conclusion with only three matches left until a winner is determined. In just a few days, the semi-finals will begin, running from Friday, November 24 to Saturday, November 25.

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Which Kangaroos are providing the best value for money?

The 2011 Brad Pitt film Moneyball was based on a book by Michael Lewis that detailed The Oakland A’s Baseball teams alternative approach to recruitment.

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Fittler on the roof! NSW Blues confirm new State of Origin coach

The NSW Blues have officially confirmed that Brad Fittler will take over as coach of the State of Origin side for the next two seasons at least.

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NSW reportedly decide on their next Origin coach

New South Wales’ search for a new Origin coach is reportedly over, with Brad Fittler set to be unveiled as Laurie Daley’s successor.

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Storm crazy not to look at Pearce: Cam Smith

Melbourne captain Cameron Smith believes the NRL club would be crazy not to join the chase for uncontracted halfback Mitchell Pearce to wear their vacant No.7 jumper.

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Free agent Mitchell Pearce already linked to Roosters

Following his contract release, Mitchell Pearce has already been linked with a move to the Sydney Roosters.

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Leaving Roosters right call for me: Pearce

Mitchell Pearce insists leaving the Sydney Roosters is the best decision for his career as he seeks to become “the best halfback I can be.”

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Former Wests Tigers captain Aaron Woods believes Kevin Naiqama can succeed him as captain of the merger club next NRL season.

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Mitchell Pearce blows the Rooster coop

Mitchell Pearce insists leaving the Sydney Roosters is the best decision for his NRL career as he seeks to become “the best halfback I can be.”

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The ridiculously unfair 2018 NRL draw needs to be redone

If the NRL was hoping to dispel fan sentiment that some clubs seem to get all the lucky breaks, they won’t be doing it with the 2018 draw.

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Tonga 2017 Rugby League World Cup

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Gareth Widdop England Rugby League World Cup 2017

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Jarryd Hayne

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Tonga Rugby League World Cup 2017

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Valentine Holmes charges ahead.

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Valentine Holmes charges ahead.

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Josh Dugan Australia Rugby League World Cup 2017

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How will the Kangaroos line-up in England 2021?

By Riley Pettigrew, 30 Nov 2017
How will the Kangaroos line-up in England 2021?

This Saturday night’s Rugby League World Cup final will mark the end of an era as a generation of legendary footballers come to the height of their representative football careers.

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Seizing the moment: Where the game must go next

Right now, rugby league is in a place it has never been before. Indeed, the 2017 Rugby League World Cup has sent the game into uncharted waters.

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The SFS rebuild is a complete waste of money

By spruce moose, 29 Nov 2017
The SFS rebuild is a complete waste of money

Last week, the NSW government caved in and gave the green light for a complete rebuild of the SFS, alongside the that of the Olympic Stadium, at the exorbitant price of $705 million.

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To grow international rugby league, we must kill State of Origin

Australia and England will contest the Rugby League World Cup final this weekend, and while a little predictable, few could have envisioned the success of the likes of Tonga, Papua New Guinea and Ireland.

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What do Sydney’s new stadiums need?

By mds1970, 29 Nov 2017
What do Sydney’s new stadiums need?

It won’t come cheap. $2.3 billion dollars and these things always blow out. But the decision is made. Allianz Stadium and ANZ Stadium are to be demolished and rebuilt.

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Can mastercoach Bennett pull off an upset in the World Cup final?

For years Sonny Bill Williams and Sam Burgess were great fodder for pub arguments as to who is the best big forward to ever play the modern game of rugby league.

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The New South Wales stadium policy is madness

By Mark Campbell, 28 Nov 2017
The New South Wales stadium policy is madness

Build it and they will come. The New South Wales government thinks this to be true – so much, in fact, that they are spending a minimum of $2.3 billion of public money in achieving their aim.

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Take a bow, Tonga, but England are deserved winners

By ScottWoodward.me, 28 Nov 2017
Take a bow, Tonga, but England are deserved winners

Tony ‘the Badger’ Hargraves is the best sports trader I have ever known. He never participates in any sport that involves his beloved England, declaring that “emotion will always impact your judgement”.

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Matt Cecchin will get the nod despite contentious call

Take the emotions out of Tonga going within a whisker of making the Rugby League World Cup final in Brisbane next Saturday – referee Matt Cecchin’s call not to refer Andrew Fifita’s try on the siren was the right decision.

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Mad Monday: Pacific nations bow out as World Cup final awaits

The Rugby League World Cup finals are just around the corner with Australia, England (men’s) and New Zealand (women’s) all qualifying for the big dance to be held next weekend in Brisbane.

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Second-tier nations are the real World Cup winners

A little over a year ago the Rugby League International Federation made the decision to change the player eligibility rules.

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Australia vs Canada: Women’s Rugby League World Cup semi-final live scores, blog

Match result: The Jillaroos have moved into the Rugby League World Cup Final after an expected victory against the Canadian Ravens at Southern Cross Group Stadium.

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Tonga versus England: A great exhibition of rugby league

I don’t know about you, but that Tonga versus England game had me on the edge of my seat. The game had it all – rock-solid defence, blistering attack and controversy.

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Ten most influential women in rugby league (Part 2)

By dressingshed.com, 26 Nov 2017
Ten most influential women in rugby league (Part 2)

Inspired by the fact women are featuring in the Rugby League World Cup alongside the men for the first time ever, I compiled a list of the ten most influential women in rugby league.

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Lady luck finally smiles on England

By Sleiman Azizi, 26 Nov 2017
Lady luck finally smiles on England

After years of waiting, Lady Luck has finally given England a most desperate reprieve.

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Tonga vs England: Rugby League World Cup live scores, blog

Match result: England are through to the 2017 Rugby League World Cup final against Australia after a tight, controversial finish against Tonga.

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Fiji

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Australia Kangaroos Rugby League Anzac Test 2017 1

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Benji Marshall passing for St George Illawarra

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Michael Jennings makes a break for Tonga

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Mitchell Pearce Sydney Roosters NRL Rugby League Finals 2017

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Maddie Studdon Australia Jillaroos Rugby League Anzac Test 2017

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Mitchell Pearce NSW Blues State of Origin NRL Rugby League 2017

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