Rugby League News
London Broncos: Administration talks at "positive stage"
London Broncos announce that they are confident of securing a deal to take them out of administration.
Dec 3, 19:56
James Roby signs new St Helens deal
St Helens hooker James Roby signs a five-year contract extension with the Super League club.
Dec 3, 17:37
Stephen Kearney: 'Faultless Australia gave us real lesson'
New Zealand coach Stephen Kearney admits that his side were given "a real lesson" by Australia in Saturday's Rugby League World Cup final.
Dec 1, 00:35
Tim Sheens hails "great" Australia
Australia coach Tim Sheens describes his side's display during their Rugby League World Cup final win over New Zealand as the Kangaroos' best performance during his four-and-a-half-year reign.
Dec 1, 00:06
Cameron Smith "very confident" ahead of World Cup final
Australia captain Cameron Smith believes that his side's preparation for this afternoon's World Cup final against defending champions New Zealand has been close to ideal.
Nov 30, 11:33
Sam Tomkins: "I hope the Kiwis retain the trophy"
Sam Tomkins wants New Zealand to beat Australia in this afternoon's Rugby League World Cup final, and believes that Sonny Bill Williams will stamp his mark on proceedings.
Nov 30, 05:52
Sonny Bill Williams "shocked" by 'Player of the Year' accolade
Sonny Bill Williams says that he was "teary" when receiving his 'Player of the Year' award from the Rugby League International Federation.
Nov 28, 05:59
Sonny Bill Williams named RLIF Player of the Year
The Rugby League International Federation name New Zealand and Sydney Roosters forward Sonny Bill Williams as their Player of the Year.
Nov 28, 02:45
Frank Pritchard faces fitness battle
New Zealand forward Frank Pritchard is the main injury doubt for the Kiwis ahead of the Rugby League World Cup final against Australia on Sunday.
Nov 27, 23:26
Steve McNamara issues rallying call
Steve McNamara says that England can be proud of their performance in today's Rugby League World Cup semi-final defeat to New Zealand.
Nov 23, 20:21
Kevin Sinfield: "The best team lost"
Kevin Sinfield feels that England were the better team in their Rugby League World Cup semi-final defeat against New Zealand.
Nov 23, 19:04
Johnathan Thurston hails Australia defence
Australia half-back Johnathan Thurston expresses his delight at his side earning their third shutout in this year's World Cup by beating Fiji 64-0.
Nov 23, 17:49
Sam Burgess: "It's going to take a while to get over this"
England star Sam Burgess admits that it will take time for him and his international teammates to get over the disappointment of their last-kick defeat to New Zealand in semi-finals of the World Cup.
Nov 23, 15:15
Sydney to host 2014 World Club Challenge
The World Club Challenge will take place in Australia for the first time in 20 years in 2014 as NRL winners Sydney Roosters will host Super League champions Wigan Warriors at the Allianz Stadium.
Nov 23, 10:35
Rangi Chase dropped for New Zealand clash
Steve McNamara omits Rangi Chase from his England squad to face New Zealand in this afternoon's Rugby League World Cup semi-final at Wembley.
Nov 23, 04:28
James Roby: "England are capable of better"
James Roby says that England have not lived up to their true potential at the World Cup, but vows that the team will be ready for Saturday's semi-final against New Zealand.
Nov 22, 05:28
Sam Burgess eyes Sonny Bill Williams duel
Sam Burgess says that he is looking forward to the task of playing against Sonny Bill Williams when England take on New Zealand in the semi-final of the Rugby League World Cup on Saturday.
Nov 21, 05:20
Rhys Lovegrove staying with Hull Kingston Rovers
Craig Sandercock says that Rhys Lovegrove is a part of his plans at Hull KR next season.
Nov 21, 02:57
London Broncos confirm administration plans
Super League club London Broncos confirm their plans to enter administration.
Nov 20, 18:34
England's Ben Westwood relishing head-to-head with New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams
England's Ben Westwood says that he is looking forward to going up against New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams in the World Cup semi-final this weekend.
Nov 20, 11:56
Kallum Watkins: 'Wembley crowd can help us upset New Zealand'
England centre Kallum Watkins says that home advantage could be crucial during Saturday's Rugby League World Cup semi-final against New Zealand at Wembley.
Nov 20, 08:39
Manu Vatuvei doubtful for England clash
New Zealand winger Manu Vatuvei is struggling to be fit for Saturday's Rugby League World Cup semi-final with England.
Nov 19, 20:55
Steve McNamara confident of England victory
England head coach Steve McNamara believes that his side can cause an upset against New Zealand in this weekend's Rugby League World Cup semi-final.
Nov 19, 13:38
Leeds Rhinos publish new squad numbers
Super League giants Leeds Rhinos confirm their new squad numbers ahead of next season, as Tom Briscoe is awarded the number 20 jersey previously worn by Darrell Griffin.
Nov 19, 07:21
Richard Moore returns to Wakefield Trinity Wildcats after Leeds Rhinos release
Richard Moore returns to the Wakefield Trinity Wildcats for a second spell on a 12-month deal.
Nov 18, 11:37
Fiji into World Cup semi-finals
Fiji advance into the semi-finals of the Rugby League World Cup with a 22-4 victory over Samoa.
Nov 17, 16:51
Billy Slater ruled out for Australia
Australia full-back Billy Slater is sidelined for next weekend's Rugby League World Cup semi-finals with a knee injury.
Nov 17, 11:34
Steve McNamara critical of England display
Steve McNamara says that England were not good enough in last night's Rugby League World Cup quarter-final victory over France.
Nov 17, 05:00
Rangi Chase: 'England are getting better'
England are improving as the tournament goes on, according to Salford Red Devils stand-off Rangi Chase.
Nov 14, 05:32
Steve McNamara expects tough France test
England head coach Steve McNamara believes that France will provide a stern challenge when the teams meet in the quarter-finals of the Rugby League World Cup.
Nov 12, 17:12
Kear signs one-year contract extension with Bradford Bulls
Bradford Bulls announce that Elliot Kear has signed a one-year contract extension at the club.
Nov 12, 11:37
Bradford Bulls release Heath L'Estrange on compassionate grounds
Bradford Bulls release Australian hooker Heath L'Estrange from his contract on compassionate grounds following the birth of his first child.
Nov 11, 11:16
Australia's Billy Slater released by police without charge after nightclub "scuffle"
Australian rugby league player Billy Slater is released by police without charge following a nightclub "scuffle" in Manchester.
Nov 11, 09:04
Steve McNamara pleased with "tough" Fiji test
Steve McNamara says that he is happy with how his England team played against Fiji in yesterday's Rugby League World Cup clash at the KC Stadium.
Nov 10, 02:59
Rugby league community pays respect to Steve Prescott
Tributes are paid to former Wakefield, Hull FC and St Helens full-back Steve Prescott following his death at the age of 39.
Nov 9, 14:40
Warrington Wolves' Lee Briers announces retirement on medical advice
Warrington Wolves half-back Lee Briers announces his retirement from rugby on medical advice.
Nov 8, 17:17
Steve McCormack hails Scotland players
Steve McCormack says that his players have shown how good they are with the win against the USA tonight.
Nov 7, 23:01
Terry Matterson "pleased" with players
USA coach Terry Matterson says that he is proud of his players despite losing to Scotland tonight.
Nov 7, 22:48
John Bateman relishing Wigan Warriors adventure
John Bateman says that he is looking forward to turning out for his new side, the Wigan Warriors.
Nov 7, 07:57
Leeds Rhinos fine Zak Hardaker
Leeds Rhinos fine Zak Hardaker £2,500 for a breach of discipline while on international duty with England.
Nov 7, 02:35