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SIX more players added to the English training squad, following the elimination of Bradford and Warrington from the Super League play-offs.
COACH Tony Smith follows the traditional route in naming players from eliminated clubs for a train-on squad, ahead of announcing the final 24-man England World Cup Squad on 7 October.
ENGLAND coach Tony Smith to keep preliminary World Cup squad secret until final selection after October 10.
SCOTLAND announce a 40-man preliminary squad, including four players from the local Scottish Rugby League Conference division.
MELITA Sports to televise 2008 Rugby League World Cup into Malta.
NEW Zealand name a 47-man preliminary squad, including two UK-based players... and Sonny Bill Williams.
FRANCE name a 40 man preliminary World Cup Squad, featuring 20 current Catalan Dragons players, one other Super League player and 19 players from France's domestic league.
FIJI name a 51 man preliminary World Cup Squad including 10 confirmed NRL/ESL Players, while indicating 17 locals will also trial for consideration against those named for the remaining final spots.
SAMOA name a 39 man preliminary World Cup Squad, featuring zero players from Samoa's own domestic league.
TONGA name a 36 man preliminary World Cup Squad, featuring zero players from Tonga's own domestic league.
IRELAND name a 40 man preliminary World Cup Squad, featuring seven players from Ireland's own domestic league.
PAPUA New Guinea Kumuls name a preliminary 49 man World Cup squad, including 27 players from the PNG domestic competion and 4 NRL players
AUSTRALIA names a 46-man initial Kangaroo squad ahead of October's Rugby League World Cup.
A brief introduction for those wondering about the past history of the Rugby League World Cup, and the expansion from four test playing nations to the countries active in the game today.
A brief introduction for those wondering about the early years of the Rugby League World Cup, and the battles for supremacy between the top four rugby league nations up until 1972. More to follow tomorrow...