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Nov 25

England composed amid the chaos

England coach Wayne Bennett says both he and his team remained composed in the face of a stunning late fightback from Tonga.

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Nov 25

Tonga v England: Five key points

A stunning finish built off a Tongan comeback that fell just short dominate the post-game talking points from England’s 20-18 semi-final victory.

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Nov 25

Tongan comeback falls just short

In a stunning finish, Tonga have fallen agonisingly short of pulling off one of the great upsets, with England now set to face Australia in the World Cup final.

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Nov 25

Women’s World Cup semi-final teams

Australia, New Zealand, England and Canada have named their line-ups for the Rugby League Women’s World Cup semi-finals.

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Nov 25

Holmes happy learning from Slater

Kangaroos winger Valentine Holmes still desires a long-term switch to the fullback role but for now is happy learning from the world’s best, Billy Slater.

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Nov 24

Jillaroos star likely for WC semis

Australian fullback Sam Bremner is likely to make her first appearance of the women’s Rugby League World Cup in Sunday’s semi-final against Canada.

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Nov 24

Jillaroos’ Bremner out of World Cup semi

Australian fullback Sam Bremner has been ruled out of the Jillaroos’ side for their Rugby League World Cup semi-final against Canada.

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Nov 24

Morgan’s respect for history of No.6

Kangaroos five-eighth Michael Morgan is acutely aware of the history behind the green and gold No.6 jersey he currently wears.

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Nov 24

Time for England to address ball control

While poor ball security has yet to cost them this tournament, England know it’s something they must address to get past a fired-up Tonga on Saturday.

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Nov 24

Vunivalu signs off on stellar year

Fiji winger Suliasi Vunivalu’s mixed night against the Australians on Friday couldn’t take the gloss of what has been an incredible year for the Storm flyer.

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Nov 24

No Test retirement plans for Smith

If Kangaroos skipper Cam Smith hold the World Cup trophy aloft on home soil in a week’s time he will have achieved everything the Test arena has to offer.

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Nov 24

Ill-discipline costs Fiji

Fiji needed a lot to go right to have a chance in their World Cup semi-final against Australia but a wave of errors and penalties early proved critical.

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Nov 24

Australia v Fiji: Five key points

Valentine Holmes puts on a show, Hayne’s frustration hurts Fiji and the other talking points from Australia’s semi-final win.

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Nov 24

Morgan the master on the big stage

Michael Morgan pulled the strings as Australia put on a masterclass against Fiji in the World Cup semi-finals.

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Nov 24

Holmes scores six as Australia thumps Fiji

Valentine Holmes become the first Australian to score six tries in a Test as the Kangaroos advanced to the World Cup final with a 54-6 win over Fiji.

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Nov 24

Benji still proving perceptions wrong

Benji Marshall knows he’s perceived as arrogant, which is why he went out of his way to prove his value to the Wests Tigers on and off the field.

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