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Hull derby off after cash dispute

CITY rivals Hull FC and Hull KR have fallen out over the proceeds of a planned pre-season friendly next year.

Great Britain claim 3 places in World 13

THREE of Great Britain's Tri-Nations line-up have been named in this season's World XIII. Keiron Cunningham, Stuart Fielden and Jamie Peacock were all included in the side unveiled in the December issue of Rugby League world magazine. There are just two New Zealanders in the side - Lesley Vainikolo and Ruben Wiki - despite their Tri-Nations win. Australia make up the majority of the team even after their 24-0 defeat to the Kiwis on Saturday. The World XIII is selected by journalists from all the major league-playing nations. Rugby league World XIII 2005:A Minichiello (Australia); B Tate (Australia), M Gasnier (Australia), M Cooper (Australia); L Vainikolo (New Zealand); D Lockyer (Australia), A Johns (Australia); S Fielden (Great Britain), K Cunningham (Great Britain), R Wiki (New Zealand), C Fitzgibbon (Australia), J Peacock (Great Britain), B Kennedy (Australia).

Vagana faces hearing over tackle

NEW Zealand's Nigel Vagana will will appear before a meeting of the three-man Rugby League International Federation Disciplinary Committee on Tuesday charged with an alleged high tackle which put Great Britain's Paul Deacon out of the Tri-Nations.

Sinfield: It's not a must-win game

GREAT Britain player and Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield writes regularly for BBC Sport.

Lyon hopes for Australian recall

BLOCKBUSTING St Helens centre Jamie Lyon has not given up hope of reclaiming a place in Australia's Test side for the Tri-Nations Series.

Newton has ban increased on appeal

WIGAN'S Terry Newton will spend even more time on the sidelines after losing his appeal against a 10-match ban.

Newton handed 10-week suspension

WIGAN hooker Terry Newton has been hit by a lengthy ban for breaking Sean Long's cheekbone and knocking out Lee Gilmour against St Helens last weekend.

BBC London - The home of Bronco's Coverage

BBC London is delighted to announce that we will be covering the whole of the London Bronco's 2005 Super League X and Powergen Challenge Cup campaigns.

Double injury blow for Wakefield

WAKEFIELD pair Rob Spicer and Duncan Macgillivray will miss the start of the new season after being told they require surgery. Spicer has suffered a recurrence of a hip injury and is expected to be out of action until April.

Lyon to start, Widnes wait for Guttenbeil nod

WIDNES are hoping New Zealand A international Karl Guttenbeil will be cleared in time for Thursday's pre-season friendly against St Helens.

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