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England 36 Papua New Guinea 6: McGillvary bags a brace as England cruise into semi-finals

Jermaine McGillvary continued his impressive World Cup to help England cruise into the semi-finals with a 36-6 win over Papua New Guinea.

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Stanley Gene.

Weekend Interview: King Gene delights in Papua New Guinea success story

THERE was a time not long ago when Stanley Gene worried any semblance of professional rugby league in his beloved Papua New Guinea could die out completely.

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Jermaine McGillvary scores against France in the World Cup group stage (Picture: Daniel Carson/

Jermaine McGillvary revelling in World Cup battle

Jermaine McGillvary has applauded England colleague Kevin Brown’s international renaissance and revealed the stand-off was crucial during his own development at Huddersfield Giants.

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Ready for action: Sam Burgess in training.

RL World Cup comment: Sam Burgess can emerge as an England legend

THE IRONIC hashtag #BlameBurgess trended on social media two years ago after England’s union team embarrassingly crashed out of their own World Cup, but for a while lame Burgess threatened to be the story of the current rugby league tournament.

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Welcome back: England players pick up Sam Burgess and have a laugh during a training run.
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RL World Cup: Sam Burgess returns in huge lift for England

England are boosted by the return of talismanic forward Sam Burgess for their World Cup quarter-final against Papua New Guinea on Sunday.

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Danny Addy.

Scotland 14 Samoa 14: Depleted Scots earn World Cup draw

Steve McCormack expressed his pride after Scotland ended a wretched World Cup campaign on a high with a much-improved performance in a 14-14 draw with Samoa.

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Jermaine McGillvary. Picture: Daniel Carson/

It felt like I was about to choke, reveals Jermaine McGillvary after World Cup biting claim

ENGLAND winger Jermaine McGillvary revealed thinking he was being choked by Lebanon captain Robbie Farah as he successfully defended an allegation of biting.

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England winger Jermaine McGillvary could be banned for up to 12 weeks if he is found guilty of biting. (Picture: Dave Howarth/PA Wire).

World Cup: England’s McGillvary is not a biter – Cudjoe

HUDDERSFIELD GIANTS’ captain Leroy Cudjoe hopes the World Cup disciplinary panel will “see sense” when looking at an allegation of biting made against his club-mate and England winger Jermaine McGillvary.

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Huddersfield and Scotland's Danny Brough. Picture by Alex Whitehead/

World Cup: Scotland’s disgraced Brough apologises for drunken behaviour

Scotland captain Danny Brough has apologised for the drunken behaviour that cost him his place in the World Cup, Scotland Rugby League chairman Keith Hogg has said.

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England winger Jermaine McGillvary could be banned for up to 12 weeks if he is found guilty of biting. (Picture: Dave Howarth/PA Wire)

World Cup: England star McGillvary faces biting ban

England winger Jermaine McGillvary could be banned for up to 12 weeks if he is found guilty of biting.

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Huddersfield's Danny Brough. Picture: Alex Whitehead/

World Cup: Scotland send Brough and two others home in disgrace

SCOTLAND’S record-breaking captain Danny Brough has almost certainly played his last match for his country after being sent home in disgrace from the World Cup.

England's Jermaine McGillvary: Aims to improve.

World Cup: I’ve played two good games in my career, says Jermaine McGillvary

Jermaine McGillvary spent much of the week seeking shelter from the Sydney heatwave but the England winger concedes it is better than training in the snow of West Yorkshire.

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ON THE UP: Shaun Lunt and son Noah celebrate Hull KR's promotion to Super League. Picture: Simon Hulme

Super League 2018 Fixtures: Leeds Rhinos target crowd record as Lunt ticks another venue off list

HULL KR captain Shaun Lunt is relishing the opportunity to take his newly-promoted side to Elland Road and tackle defending Super League champions Leeds Rhinos at such an iconic venue.


2018 Fixtures: Huddersfield Giants - Derby date at Hull FC introduces Giants to 2018 Super League campaign

Here are Huddersfield Giants’ fixtures for the 2018 Super League season

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Leeds Rhinos convincingly beat Castleford Tigers in Super League's Grand Final at Old Trafford last month.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Fixtures 2018: Leeds Rhinos out to smash Super League record at Elland Road

WITH the 2018 fixture list now revealed, defending champions Leeds Rhinos have declared they aim to break the Super League attendance record when they take two regular games to Elland Road next season.

Alex Walmsley: Ready to make World Cup debut.

Rugby League World Cup: Alex Walmsley backed to impress Down Under

As he prepares to make his belated England debut, St Helens prop Alex Walmsley has been told he would “thrive” in the NRL.

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Alex Walmsley: Has overcome illness.

Big-match preview, Australia v England: This is what we’ve been waiting for says Denis Betts

England will aim to use their 2016 Four Nations Series failure to drive them to success in the World Cup, according to assistant coach Denis Betts.

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Jake Connor.

Hull FC star signs new deal

Hull FC star utility back Jake Connor has signed a new deal to keep him at the club until the end of 2020.

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James Graham addresses the press during England's training run at Lakeside Stadium Albert Park Melbourne Australia.  picture:

World Cup - Australia v England: Evidence is there that England can end long wait – Graham

England’s most-capped player is aiming to fill in a blank in Friday’s opening World Cup match against Australia.

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England head coach Wayne Bennett: Happy with his half-back pairing.

England coach Wayne Bennett pins faith in Gale and Widdop

England coach Wayne Bennett has delivered a vote of confidence in half-backs Luke Gale and Gareth Widdop ahead of Friday’s World Cup opener against Australia.

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