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Wakefield Trinity told Fifita will return despite trauma

FANS’ FAVOURITE David Fifita will be back at Wakefield Trinity next season, despite his wife’s involvement in court proceedings in their native Australia.

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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/SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ

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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Ready for action: Sam Burgess in training.
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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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Matty Ashurst.

Matty Ashurst pens long-term deal at Wakefield Trinity

PLAYER OF the year Matty Ashurst has committed his long-term future to Wakefield Trinity.

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Keegan Hirst

Wakefield Trinity: Coach Chester pleased as forward Hirst extends Wakefield deal

PROP-FORWARD KEEGAN Hirst has given Wakefield Trinity a boost by agreeing to stay on in 2018.

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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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Michael Carter, Wakefield Trinity chairman at Belle Vue

Wakefield Trinity blast council for stalling on stadium

WAKEFIELD TRINITY say they are preparing to go to the High Court to secure a new community stadium in the Newmarket area of the city.

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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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Leeds Rhinos' players celebrate beating Castleford at Old Trafford in Super League's Grand Final last month. Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

Fixtures 2018: Rhinos start against McGuire’s Hull KR...at Elland Road

LEGENDARY Danny McGuire does not have to wait long to face his former Leeds Rhinos team-mates with new club Hull KR - but the swift reuniting comes at Elland Road, not Headingley.

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2018 Fixtures: Wakefield Trinity - Returning Hull KR offer up first challenge for Wakefield

CHRIS CHESTER’S Wakefield Trinity start the Super League season at his former club - and the newly-promoted - Hull KR.

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Furious Wales coach John Kear. PIC: Matthew Merrick/RLPhotos

RL World Cup: Wales coach Kear urgues tournament organisers to give his team a break

Wales coach John Kear has hit out at the World Cup organisers after they refused his request for water breaks during his side’s opening game against Papua New Guinea.

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Liam Finn. PIC: Allan McKenzie/YWNG

RL World Cup: Irish eyes on England in quarter-final says Finn

Ireland captain Liam Finn set his sights on a World Cup quarter-final clash with England after helping his side to a stunning 36-12 win over Italy.

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James Graham addresses the press during England's training run at Lakeside Stadium Albert Park Melbourne Australia.  picture: SWpix.com/PhotosportNZ

World Cup - Australia v England: Evidence is there that England can end long wait – Graham

England’s most-capped player is aiming to fill in a blank in Friday’s opening World Cup match against Australia.

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The proposed new-look Belle Vue.

Wakefield Trinity: Belle Vue redevelopment plans hit buffers, says Wakefield MDC, after club ‘refuses to pay fair rent’

The proposed redevelopment of Wakefield Trinity’s home ground, Belle Vue, looks to have hit the buffers once again.

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Gareth Ellis: Backing England Down Under.
Picture: Bruce Rollinson

World Cup build-up: ‘I’m still a believer,’ says legend Gareth Ellis

AS the first Hull FC captain to win at Wembley in 87 years, Gareth Ellis knows what it is like to experience historic moments – something he thinks can now serve as encouragement for England as they seek finally to savour World Cup glory.

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Gareth Ellis: New role ahead.

Gareth Ellis ready to take view from the touchline

GARETH ELLIS admits he has not yet got to grips with retirement – but is enjoying one particular aspect of it.

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England head coach Wayne Bennett: Happy with his half-back pairing.

England coach Wayne Bennett pins faith in Gale and Widdop

England coach Wayne Bennett has delivered a vote of confidence in half-backs Luke Gale and Gareth Widdop ahead of Friday’s World Cup opener against Australia.

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Mal Meninga: Has handed out three new caps.

World Cup: Mal Meninga names his Australia team to face England

Australia coach Mal Meninga will give debuts to three players against England in Friday’s World Cup opener at AAMI Park.

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John Kear.

John Kear out to end Wales’ World Cup win drought

ONE WIN is the first World Cup objective for Wakefield Trinity head of rugby John Kear.

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