Rugby League World Cup

Female police officer assaulted in Ōtāhuhu following Tonga win

A female police officer has been taken to hospital after she was assaulted in Ōtāhuhu following Tonga's win on Saturday night.

Policing

Record night for 'Roos at the World Cup

Valentine Holmes scored five tries in Australia's 46-0 Rugby League World Cup quarter-final against Samoa in Darwin.

Sport (Australia)

Bati time: Fiji cause massive boilover to dump Kiwis from World Cup

Hats off to Fiji, first.<p>Their 4-2 win over New Zealand, in Saturday's Rugby League World Cup quater-final at Wellington's Westpac Stadium, was an …

Rugby Union

Fiji send New Zealand tumbling out of World Cup

New Zealand suffered an upset at the hands of Pacific island rivals for the second week in a row to bow out of the Rugby League World Cup at the …

Rugby Union

New Zealand league hits rock bottom with World Cup exit against Fiji

<b>OPINION:</b> Mark down November 18, 2017 as the darkest day in the history of rugby league in New Zealand.

Rugby Union

Three reasons for England to be wary of Papua New Guinea

England take on Papua New Guinea tomorrow morning (5am GMT) in the quarter-finals of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup and there are plenty of reasons …

Sport (UK)

Rugby League - Tonga hold off Lebanon to reach first semi-final

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Tonga reached the semi-finals of the Rugby League World Cup for the first time with a 24-22 victory over a spirited Lebanon side in a Christchurch thriller on Saturday.<p>The Tongans scored four first-half tries but were held to a single Ata Hingano penalty after the break and …

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Friday 17 November 2017

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TV (Australia)

Fiji upset NZ in tryless World Cup quarter

9:02 AM GMT<p>Fiji have ended a miserable New Zealand run at the Rugby League World Cup, downing the Kiwis 4-2 in a gritty quarterfinal upset in …

Rugby Union

League: Tonga edge Lebanon in exhilarating Rugby League World Cup encounter

Tonga continue to make history at the Rugby League World Cup as they beat Lebanon 24-22 in their quarter-final in Christchurch.<p>The Tongans were …

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Live: Tonga v Lebanon - Rugby League World Cup quarterfinals

Jason Taumalolo leads Tonga into their Rugby League World Cup quarterfinal against Lebanon, in Christchurch.<p>Tonga star Jason Taumalolo.<p><b>- Stuff</b>

Lebanon

Parish: Not even Milford could have been Samoa’s saviour after disappointing RLWC effort

SAMOA coach Matt Parish says not even the inclusion of star Anthony Milford would’ve saved his team from a disappointing Rugby League World Cup …

Sport (Australia)

Social media reacts to Fiji upset win over New Zealand in World Cup quarter final

FIJI have ended a miserable New Zealand run at the Rugby League World Cup.<p>Downing the Kiwis 4-2 in a gritty quarter-final upset, the Bati have booked …

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Fiji stun New Zealand in historic Rugby League World Cup upset

New Zealand have been dumped out of the World Cup by Fiji in one of the biggest international upsets in recent memory.<p>For just the second time in …

Rugby Union

Scott Taylor loving Australia experience but battling for England spot

Scott Taylor admits he’s enjoying his Rugby League World Cup journey despite missing out on selection for the quarter-final against Papua New Guinea …

Sport (UK)

Kangaroos coach Mal Meninga to resist sweeping changes for semi-final after scouring rout

KANGAROOS coach Mal Meninga is unlikely to make any changes to his team for next week’s Rugby League World Cup semi-final after being impressed by …

Sport (Australia)

Live Rugby Legaue World Cup 2017 blog: Tonga v Lebanon quarter final

TONGA stunned New Zealand last week to secure their place in the quarter finals.<p>This week they face Robbie Farah’s Lebanon.<p>It’s do or die and the …

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Rugby League World Cup quarter final: Kangaroos player ratings v Samoa

VALENTINE Holmes became the first player ever to score five tries in a Rugby League World Cup match in one of the great winger’s performances as …

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Ex-NRL player’s fraudster wife jailed for eight months

The wife of former NRL prop David Fifita has been sentenced to eight months in jail for defrauding Centrelink of almost $50,000.<p>The wife of a former …

Crime

Airport turns Tongan fans away

Tongan rugby league fans say Auckland Airport's ban on welcoming players back to the city for the world cup semi-finals is racial discrimination.

New Zealand News

Rugby League World Cup: Jarryd Hayne cops it from Fiji teammates

Jarryd Hayne has copped an absolute ribbing from his Bati Fiji teammates in a hilarious video that has surfaced ahead of their Rugby League World Cup …

Rugby Union

Holmes scores five as 'Roos pump Samoa

11:51 AM GMT<p>Valentine Holmes has scored a record five tries for the Kangaroos who have sounded an ominous warning to rival nations with a 46-0 …

Sport (Australia)

Oil Search embraces PNG passion for rugby league

Peter Botten may be English by birth, but his loyalties will well and truly be with Papua New Guinea when the Kumuls play England in a Rugby League …

Rugby Union

Holmes scores five tries as Kangaroos cruise into semis

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Valentine Holmes scored a record five tries as Australia continued their imperious Rugby League World Cup title defence with a 46-0 thrashing of Samoa in the quarter-finals in Darwin on Friday.<p>Five-eighth Michael Morgan also grabbed a first-half brace as the Kangaroos, winners of …

Billy Slater

Rugby League World Cup: Quarterfinal previews and predictions

<b>Quarterfinal 1: Australia vs Samoa</b><p><b>Darwin Stadium, Friday 17 November, 20:30 AEDT.</b><p>Australia come into this match having won all of their group matches …

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Darwin, it’s our time to shine

November 16, 2017 10:00PM<p>THE eyes of rugby league fans around the world will be on Darwin tonight as the nation’s heroes take the field against Samoa.<p>…

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James Graham exclusive column: The England star NRL clubs should recruit

ONE of the great things about being involved in England’s World Cup squad is the chance to link up with the lads playing in Super League.<p>The …

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Valentine Holmes grabs historic five-try haul as Australia smash Samoa to reach World Cup semi-finals

Valentine Holmes made history with a five-try haul to help Australia become the first team to reach the World Cup semi-finals with a hugely …

Sport (UK)

Rugby League World Cup 2017: Australia 46-0 Samoa

<b>Valentine Holmes scored a record five tries as holders Australia ruthlessly dismantled Samoa to book their place in the 2017 World Cup semi-finals.</b><p>Five first-half tries, including doubles for Holmes and Michael Morgan and a Billy Slater score, set the platform in hot and sticky Darwin.<p>Holmes added …

Sport (UK)

Rugby League World Cup Kiwis fighting for survival v Fiji

The Kiwis will be fighting for Rugby League World Cup survival when they meet Fiji in Saturday's do-or-die quarter-final in Wellington, with skipper …

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