John Terry: Former Chelsea captain to lend support for England’s Rugby League World Cup bid

Former Chelsea captain John Terry has agreed to lend his support to England’s bid to win the Rugby League World Cup. England head coach Shaun Wane is leaving no stone unturned in his efforts to end the country’s near 50-year wait to land the top prize in the world of rugby league and is hoping the former England captain, who led the Blues to five Premier League titles, can help him find the winning formula. Wane, who moves in high […]

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NRL Wrap: Arrow abused after Origin slam; Nofoaluma re-signs with Tigers

Queensland Origin star and new South Sydney recruit Jai Arrow has revealed how his family was targeted by abuse after an ugly Origin incident. Queensland won the series 2-1 in a stunning boil over but Arrow was heavily criticised over an incident that saw NSW fullback and skipper James Tedesco slammed to the ground after he was knocked out. Kayo is your ticket to the best sport streaming Live & On-Demand. New to Kayo? Get your 14-day free trial & […]

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Wests Tigers tie down fan favourite David Nofoaluma until 2025

Wests Tigers have tied down popular winger David Nofoaluma for another four years. Nofoaluma was the club's best player last season and will now remain at the joint venture until the end of 2025 after signing a four-year contract extension. David Nofoaluma will now remain at the Wests Tigers until 2025.Credit:Getty Images The 27-year-old became an instant fan favourite in 2017 when he showed no hesitation re-signing with the club as the 'Big Four' – James Tedesco, Aaron Woods, Luke […]

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Premiership Rugby records drop in positive coronavirus tests

Premiership Rugby has reported a slight drop in coronavirus cases in the latest round of testing conducted on Monday and Tuesday. Thirteen players and five members of staff from nine different clubs produced positives for Covid-19, a reduction of one on the previous week’s total of 19. It is the second successive week that the number of positives has dropped and comes after 997 personnel from the 12 Premiership clubs were tested. Women’s Six Nations postponed until ‘late spring or […]

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Six Nations: France want England, Ireland to provide safety guarantees

France’s government is demanding reassurances on safety from England and Ireland before allowing its national side to visit those countries during the Six Nations. Only the Championship’s opening fixture against Italy in Rome on February 6 has been approved by Sports Minister Roxana Maracineanu. The French authorities have concerns over the soaring number of Covid-19 cases in the UK and Ireland and have already barred their clubs from taking part in European competition this month. France players available for all […]

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Toronto Wolfpack players take step forward in hopes over unpaid wages settlement

Toronto Wolfpack owner David Argyle has pledged to sell commercial assets to pay players who have gone without a wage since June in a new agreement with their trade union. The GMB union held a lengthy meeting with Australian-born businessman Argyle on Tuesday afternoon when he put forward a formal offer for the 37 players and members of staff. They have gone without pay from the club since the middle of last year in a saga that included the Wolfpack’s […]

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Ex-Roo Mason Wood gets chance at Saints

Former North Melbourne forward Mason Wood has begun training with St Kilda in the hope of landing a spot on the club's list for 2021. The Kangaroos delisted the mobile forward at the end of 2020 after 65 games, with the 27-year-old struggling to find consistency after he showed great promise early in his career, which began at North Melbourne in 2013. Former Roo Mason Wood tackles Nathan Broad during the 2020 season.Credit:Getty Images He played eight senior games in […]

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Champions Cup and Challenge Cup suspended for two rounds over coronavirus concerns

The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup have been suspended temporarily amid the ongoing impact of coronavirus, competition organisers European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) has announced. Two rounds of pool games in both European club competitions – due to be held on the weekends of January 15-17 and 22-24 – have been postponed as authorities react to the impact of a new strain of Covid-19. The French government had advised – but not ordered – their teams to avoid cross-border matches […]

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London Irish put Covid hell behind them to force draw at ‘hurting’ Harlequins

London Irish emerged from their Covid hell to dramatically force a draw at Harlequins. The Exiles were playing their first game since before Christmas after having two matches cancelled due to coronavirus in their camp. And when Quins led 27-15 with 13 minutes left it seemed their misery would continue. But late tries by Albert Tuisue and Oli Hoskins forced the first draw in this season’s Premiership – with Paddy Jackson nailing the crucial touchline conversion. “Tough is one word […]

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France commit to Six Nations despite threat of travel ban

France have given their strongest indication yet that the Six Nations Championship will go ahead as planned despite concerns about the spread of the British coronavirus variant ahead of key talks on Monday with the French government. Officials from the French sports ministry are to meet with Six Nations representatives after revealing on Saturday it was set to impose a ban on cross-border elite sport with clubs in the United Kingdom in response to the spike in infections. A potential […]

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