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#RLWC2017 Quarter-Final Draw Announced

World Cup favourites Australian Kangaroos are likely to face Samoa or Papua New Guinea in Darwin to kick off the quarter-finals which start from Friday, November 17. PNG are expected to win comfortably against the low-ranked United States side, while...

World Cup 2017 Grading- How Did Your Nation Fare?

Who would’ve thought that one Josh Dugan ankle-tap could be the difference between World Cup glory and despair? It was certainly a final of epic magnitude, two sets of gladiators fighting it out until the bitter end; blood, sweat...

#RLWC2017 | Loose carry or not, Cecchin will get the nod

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...

#RLWC2017 MATCH PREVIEW | Scotland Bravehearts vs Mate Ma’a Tonga

Scotland and Tonga will both kick off their 2017 Rugby League World Cup campaign on Sunday the 29th of October, with a match-up at Barlow Stadium in Cairns at 5:15 pm AEDT. The game sees Scotland enter with a...

#RLWC2017 Preview | PNG Kumuls

The PNG Kumuls head into the 2017 Rugby League World Cup on a high after the PNG Hunters breakthrough success in the Intrust Super Cup in Queensland, and although they disappointed in the NRL State Championship a week later,...

#RLWC2017 OPINION | White Wall close the gap on Kangaroos

On a balmy Brisbane evening, England proved they have closed the yawning gap between the rest of the international sides and Australia. After such a slow and frustrating start to the tournament, Wayne Bennett had his side prepared well for...

Does the Rugby League World Cup mean anything?

The 15th instalment of the Rugby League World Cup is just three weeks away and while die-hard league fans will be keen to see the best players in the world, this writer fails to see the hype. Don’t get me...

#RLWC2017 MATCH PREVIEW | Fiji Bati v Wales Dragons

After contrasting starts to their respective campaigns Fiji and Wales will lock horns for the first time at a Rugby League World Cup this Sunday Night in Townsville. Fiji will feel right at home after playing their first match...

#RLWC2017 REVIEW | PNG Kumuls 14 Ireland Wolfhounds 6

PNG Kumuls made it two wins from two in the Rugby League World Cup, but not without a  fight from Ireland, in a tough but error strewn match that the Kumuls eventually won 14-6. http://gty.im/870389576 KUMULS ARE EXCITING TO WATCH BUT EQUALLY FRUSTRATING PNG...

#RLWC2017 scheduling disaster – where it has all gone wrong

If you build it, they will come. This might well be the case inside Papua New Guinea’s recently refurbished National Football Stadium, which has been bursting at the seams for the two group games played there so far, but...

#RLWC2017 PREVIEW | Wales Dragons

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE DRAGONS Wales have a tough ask in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, drawn in Group C against Papua New Guinea, Ireland and playing Group D team Fiji. With just one team from Group C...

#RLWC2017 MATCH PREVIEW | England v Papua New Guinea

The last quarter final sees England play Papua New Guinea in Melbourne. England have been too inconsistent so far and will be looking for the full 80 minute performance that they have yet to show. PNG will be hoping...

#RLWC2017 Semi-Finals confirmed

The Rugby League World Cup final four have been decided with Brisbane and Auckland set to host semi-final matches next weekend. Australia booked their place on Friday night in thrashing Samoa 48-0 in Darwin.  They face Fiji who are coming...

#WRLWC2017 | Canada make finals and Cook Islands shock win

Cook Islands beat Finals Contenders  In the upset of the series, Cook Islands scored on the siren to beat England 22-16. The underestimated Cook Islands led 16-0 at half time despite losing gun fullback Kiana Takaraingi to an ankle injury. While...

#RLWC2017 MATCH PREVIEW | PNG Kumuls v USA Tomahawks

The PNG Kumuls can make the knockout stages with a win over USA Tomahawks when they meet on Sunday afternoon in their final pool game in Port Moresby. The Kumuls are undefeated in the preliminary stages, taking full advantage of their...
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