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VIDEO - Weekend Interview: Legend Wally Lewis back on familiar territory in Yorkshire

WITHIN moments of entering Headingley Stadium, the memories of his time there swiftly roll back.

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VIDEO - Flashback: Wally Lewis recalls Australia’s 1986 ‘Escape from Alcatraz’ night against GB

WALLY LEWIS says Australia’s third Test win over Great Britain in 1986 was their “escape from Alcatraz” after some late-night drinking almost scuppered their feats.

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Ryan Hall.

Your chance to win a signed England Rugby League World Cup shirt

WE’VE teamed up with Kingstone Press – the Official Cider of Rugby League – to offer our readers the chance to win a signed England World Cup shirt.

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STICKIGN AROUND: Wakefield Trinity's Scott Grix.  Picture: Scott Merrylees

Scott Grix excited by prospects for Wakefield Trinity

Experienced full-back Scott Grix has signed a one-year contract extension that will keep him at Wakefield until the end of 2019.

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NEW SIGNING: Wakefield Trinity.
head coach Chris Chester.
 Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Pauli Pauli tipped to provide X-Factor for Wakefield Trinity’s attacking intentions

Wakefield Trinity believe Pauli Pauli will bring the “X-Factor” to their play in 2018 after completing the exciting NRL forward’s signing.

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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.
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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.

Dewsbury Rams
John Kear.

Kear hoping Wales can leave Australia on high with Irish win

HIS outclassed Wales side have conceded a staggering 122 points in just their opening two World Cup games but head coach John Kear maintains his side can finish with some “honour” against Ireland.

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Matty Ashurst.

Ashurst signs new Wakefield contract, but Walker retires

HIGHLY-RATED Matty Ashurst has signed a new four-year deal with Wakefield Trinity – while their former prop Ant Walker has had to retire at the age of just 25 due to a lifelong but previously undiagnosed brain abnormality.

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Liam Finn, in action for Ireland during the 2017 World Cup.
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Frustrated Finn calls for clearer thinking for Ireland to realise full potential

IRELAND have been a World Cup success story again but frustrated captain Liam Finn says the country will only ever start fulfilling its potential in the sport once a professional Dublin club is allowed to join Championship One or above.

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Michael Carter, Wakefield Trinity chairman at Belle Vue

Wakefield Trinity blast council for stalling on stadium

WAKEFIELD TRINITY say they are preparing to go to the High Court to secure a new community stadium in the Newmarket area of the city.

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Danny McGuire and Rob Burrow lift the 2017 Super League Champions Trophy. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds Rhinos aiming to set new Super League attendance record at Elland Road

Leeds Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington has hailed their growing relationship with Leeds United as his club bid to break the Super League attendance record during two matches at Elland Road next season.

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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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2018 Fixtures: Wakefield Trinity - Returning Hull KR offer up first challenge for Wakefield

CHRIS CHESTER’S Wakefield Trinity start the Super League season at his former club - and the newly-promoted - Hull KR.

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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.

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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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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.

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The proposed new-look Belle Vue.

Wakefield Trinity: Belle Vue redevelopment plans hit buffers, says Wakefield MDC, after club ‘refuses to pay fair rent’

The proposed redevelopment of Wakefield Trinity’s home ground, Belle Vue, looks to have hit the buffers once again.

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Gareth Ellis: Backing England Down Under.
Picture: Bruce Rollinson

World Cup build-up: ‘I’m still a believer,’ says legend Gareth Ellis

AS the first Hull FC captain to win at Wembley in 87 years, Gareth Ellis knows what it is like to experience historic moments – something he thinks can now serve as encouragement for England as they seek finally to savour World Cup glory.

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