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2013 Rugby League Challenge Cup

Tetley’s Challenge Cup fourth round tie has international flavour

By Richard Cowley, Date: 10/4/13

The ties for the fourth round of the Tetley's Challenge Cup have been released with teams still flying the flag for Wales and France in the English dominated tournament.

The North Wales Crusaders who currently play in Championship One (3rd tier in UK) will have a tough mission on their hands as they take on Super League team Hull FC at Hull.

Down to the South of France and two teams are still in the knock-out tournament.

England name elite train on squad with 2013 Rugby League World Cup in mind

By Richard Cowley, Date: 6/3/13

England Rugby League have bolted out of the barrier early by naming 30 man elite train on squad for their planned internationals for 2013 including the World Cup.

The first big test for England will be on the 14th on June when they take on the Exiles in the only International Origin match for 2013 at The Halliwell Jones Stadium, Warrington, England.

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England Knights finalise squad for Alitalia European Cup

By Richard Cowley, Date:12/10/12

England Knights have finalised their squad for the upcoming Alitalia European Cup which kicks off this weekend with Scotland taking on Ireland.

England name squad to take on Wales and France

By Richard Cowley, Date; 2/10/12

England have named a 24 man squad for the autumn international series against France and Wales. James Graham has been selected but will more than likely miss out due to suspension.

England end of season internationals

By Richard Cowley, Date: 24/9/12

England are preparing for a number of internationals after the Super League Grand Final this year. With Australia and New Zealand staying at home the English team will be doing it's bit for the Northern Hemisphere teams this October and November.

The ARLC could learn a few tricks from England in marketing Rugby League

By Richard Cowley, Date: 18/9/12

The Rugby Football League in England should be commended on the latest advertising campaign aimed to get more fans to Super League games.

Record crowds for Super League

By Richard Cowley, Date: 15/9/12

In a year where Super League has been in the press for all the wrong reasons it's great to see the fans still love the game. 

Midlands Rugby League youngsters set for Serbia

By Phil Caplan, Date: 13/8/12

Under 18s players from nine different clubs in the Midlands are set to depart for Belgrade for a two match series against hosts Serbia U18s and Lebanon U18s this week.

The party, the first from the region to tour, departs on Thursday 16th August and returns the following Monday and will represent England in the prestigious event.

Exiles defeat England in second game of International Origin series

By Richard Cowley, Date: 5/7/12

The 2nd game of the rugby league International Origin series showed that England need all the help they can get after going down to the Exiles 20 - 32 in what was a low intensity game of rugby league.

England never really got out of first gear against the Exiles. Short of shelving the game England genuinely need more international games if they are any hope of making an impact in the next years Rugby League World Cup.

English coach Steve McNamara would have been disappointed with the performance of the English team. If they had been playing Australia or New Zealand today the scoreline would have been much worse.

England looking to clean sweep Exiles in International Origin Series

By Richard Cowley, Date: 3/7/12

Game two of the 2012 rugby league International Origin series takes place in Galpharm Stadium, Huddersfield, on Wednesday July 4. Kick off is scheduled for 7.45pm. 

England will be looking to clean sweep the two game series after defeating the Exiles 18 -10 at Langtree Park in St Helens. They will also be looking to lift their intensity after coping criticism regarding their lacklustre preformance in game one.

Game one attracted 11,083 fans to the 18,000 seat stadium showing the series still has some way to go in convincing English fans that the International Origin series has the potential to rival the State of Origin series played in Australia.