REIGNING world champions New Zealand have survived a spirited second half from Samoa to run out 42-24 victors in front of 14,965 fans at Halliwell Jones Stadium.
FRANCE have opened their World Cup account with a gutsy 9-8 victory over the Papua New Guinea Kumuls in front of 7,481 people in Craven Park.
A seesawing contest has seen Italy come home strongly to defeat Wales 32-16 in the second match of the 2013 World Cup opening night Double Header at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
THE Australian Kangaroos have claimed the first victory in the 2013 World Cup as they defeated England 28-20 at the Millennium Stadium.
A View From The Hill - The Rugby League Supporter's Program - Springtime II. The boys are back this Saturday from 11am with a big World Cup preview ahead of the opening weekend of the tournament.
THE Brisbane Broncos have ended any hopes of rival NRL clubs trying to poach talented outside back Josh Hoffman.
THE first teams have been announced ahead of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup, see how the 14 Nations will take the field in Week 1
AUSTRALIAN Kangaroos Head Coach, Tim Sheens has named his side which will take on England in the first match ofthe 2013 Rugby League World Cup
THE Canberra Raiders have had a huge boost on the eve of the 2014 pre-season, with excitement machine Edrick Lee re-signing with the club
SCOTLAND coach Steve McCormack will hand debuts to six players tomorrow when the Bravehearts take on Papua New Guinea in a pre-World Cup friendly
A View From The Hill - The Rugby League Supporter's Program - Springtime episodes. Starts today from 11:00 AM (AEDT).
THE National Rugby League has appointed Tony Archer as its interim NRL Referees Elite Performance Manager pending a review of the refereeing structure.
THE Parramatta Eels are excited to announce that Daniel Anderson will join the club as General Manager, Football Operations.
THE Pirtek Parramatta Eels are proud to announce Brad Arthur as the club's Head Coach for the next three seasons.
THE Vodafone Warriors and the Auckland Rugby League today announced they had reached agreement for the NRL club to take over operation of the Vulcans in the New South Wales Cup.