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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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My Yorkshire: Johnny Whiteley MBE

My Yorkshire: Johnny Whiteley MBE

Rugby League hero Johnny Whiteley MBE, 87, played more than 400 times for Hull FC between 1950-65, was capped 15 times and as a player, and as a coach, won the Ashes in Australia.

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Ready for action: Sam Burgess in training.
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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.
Picture: Brendon Ratnayake/SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ

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.

Dewsbury Rams
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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Danny Ward.

Former Leeds and Castleford prop Danny Ward named new London Broncos coach

Former Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers prop Danny Ward has been confirmed as the new coach of London Broncos.

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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.

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BACK IN THE BIG TIME: Hull KR celebrate being promoted to the Super League. Picture: Simon Hulme

2018 Fixtures: Hull Kingston Rovers - Visit from Wakefield greets Robins’ return to Super League

Hull Kingston Rovers have found out their fixtures for their return to Super League in 2018.

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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.

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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.

Batley Bulldogs
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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James Graham addresses the press during England's training run at Lakeside Stadium Albert Park Melbourne Australia.  picture: SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ

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.

Castleford Tigers
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.

Castleford Tigers
Mal Meninga: Has handed out three new caps.

World Cup: Mal Meninga names his Australia team to face England

Australia coach Mal Meninga will give debuts to three players against England in Friday’s World Cup opener at AAMI Park.

Castleford Tigers
Jamie Ellis playing for Hull KR this season (Picture: Hull KR)

Jamie Ellis eager to make most of his second chance with Castleford Tigers

NEW Castleford Tigers signing Jamie Ellis admitted he fully expected to be playing for Hull KR again in 2018.

Castleford Tigers
Champions: Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow lift the Super League Trophy after victory over Castleford Tigers.
Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

Magic Weekend: It’s a Grand Final rematch in Newcastle as Hull clubs collide

Next year’s Super League Magic Weekend will be staged at Newcastle’s St James’ Park, the Rugby Football League have confirmed.

Leeds Rhinos

Grand Final: Why McGuire snubbed Saracens to forge legendary status at Leeds Rhinos

AS HE prepares to pull on the blue and amber jersey for the 424th and final time, Leeds Rhinos captain Danny McGuire has revealed he turned down an offer to switch to rugby union when his Headingley career was still blossoming.

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Hull KR player Ryan Shaw.

We ran out of steam, admits Robins’ chief

Warrington coach Tony Smith admitted it had been an emotional day as he said his farewell to the club after nine years in charge.

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Ryan Shaw.

Shaw looking to spoil Smith’s farewell party

HULL KR winger Ryan Shaw believes his promoted side can add yet another Super League scalp in their final Qualifiers game today.

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