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England 36 Papua New Guinea 6: McGillvary bags a brace as England cruise into semi-finals

Jermaine McGillvary continued his impressive World Cup to help England cruise into the semi-finals with a 36-6 win over Papua New Guinea.

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Castleford's head coach Daryl Powell speaks to his side after the Grand Final loss (Picture:

Castleford Tigers’ dismay at World Club Challenge snub

Next year’s World Club Challenge will be a one-off game, leaving Castleford Tigers “disappointed” at missing out on a chance to face Australian opposition.

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Samoa (blue) have been fortunate to reach the knockout phase of the RL World Cup but Tonga (foreground) have lit up the tournament. PIC: John Cowpland/

Inside RL: Pacific nations set to light up an until-now low-key World Cup – Peter Smith

WHEN NEWS broke that three Scotland players were being sent home from the World Cup in disgrace it was a shock to many sports fans – mainly because they weren’t aware a World Cup was taking place.

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England and Castleford Tigers half-back, Luke Gale. PIC: Brendon Ratnayake/

World Cup stars are doing Castleford proud says Tigers coach Orr

ASSISTANT-BOSS Danny Orr reckons Castleford Tigers’ World Cup contingent have done themselves and the club proud.

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Ready for action: Sam Burgess in training.

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.

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Oliver Holmes

Castleford Tigers: Forward Holmes back early and keen to make and impression

CASTLEFORD TIGERS forward Oliver Holmes is hoping for a change of luck next season.

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Cory Aston

Aston leaves Rhinos as new club Tigers eye ex-winger Clare

HALF-BACK CORY Aston has left Leeds Rhinos.

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Hunslet sign former Castleford Tigers youngster

Hunslet sign former Castleford Tigers youngster

Hunslet have signed Castleford Tigers academy product Jordan Gill.

Will Maher. PIC: Allan McKenzie/YWNG

Castleford Tigers confirm Maher’s season-long loan move to Halifax

CASTLEFORD TIGERS forward Will Maher has joined Halifax on a season-long loan.

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Castleford's Mike McMeeken. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

RL World Cup: Tigers forward McMeeken determined to make most of his England chance

Castleford forward Mike McMeeken is aiming to make the most of his chance to climb up the England pecking order when he makes his World Cup debut on Sunday.

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Hunslet Club Parkside's Jamie Fields.

Promoted Hunslet Club Parkside put the top flight on red alert

THREE PROMOTIONS in as many years – all as champions – is a remarkable feat, but Leeds’ top community club are just getting started.

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Mike McMeeken. Picture: Daniel Carson/

Places up for grabs in England’s quarter-final team says Bennett

England coach Wayne Bennett says his team for the knockout stages of the World Cup is still “open for negotiation”.

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Leeds Rhinos' Danny McGuire, Rob Burrow and head coach Brian McDermott celebrate with the Super League trophy.

Competition: Win a copy of the 2017 Super League season and Grand Final review DVD

THE 2017 Betfred Super League season review and Grand Final DVD is out now and the Yorkshire Evening Post has five copies to give away in our special competition.

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Danny Ward.

Former Leeds and Castleford prop Danny Ward named new London Broncos coach

Former Leeds Rhinos and Castleford Tigers prop Danny Ward has been confirmed as the new coach of London Broncos.

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Paul Newlove is congratulated after scoring against Australia in 1995. Picture: PA.

Bygones: Time allows Smith to wallow in ‘magnitude’ of World Cup final

THE FORMER Castleford half-back Tony ‘Casper’ Smith admits he never fully realised the enormity of what it meant to play in a Rugby League World Cup final.

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Luke Gale

Horse racing fan Gale is hoping to stay the World Cup distance

Aside from the obvious rugby league, one thing Luke Gale has in common with his distinguished England coach Wayne Bennett is a love of the gee-gees.

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NEW SIGNING: James Green, in action for Hull KR back in 2016. 
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Prop Green only too happy to hook up with Castleford Tigers

CASTLEFORD TIGERS have signed Leigh prop James Green on a one-year deal as they continue to shape their squad for next season.

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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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Oliver Holmes and Paul McShane tackle Carl Ablett.

Leeds Rhinos to play Coventry Bears and Castleford Tigers in pre-season

Leeds Rhinos will face Coventry Bears for the first-ever time and also meet Grand Final opponents Castleford Tigers as part of their pre-season plans.

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