ENGLAND have claimed the first win of the 2008 Rugby League World Cup, defeating a spirited Papua New Guinea 32-22 in Townsville.
FRANCE has completed their preperation for tomorrow's match against Scotland with a team run on Canberra Stadium.
FORMER Kiwi prop Craig Smith has come out of retirement to play for the New Zealand Maori against the Australian Indigenous team in the curtain-raiser to the official opening match of the 2008 Rugby League World Cup on Sunday.
A list of all the players for all the countries - and where and when to see them in action throughout the Rugby League World Cup tournament.
A quick look at the team line-ups and broadcast times for this weekend's opening matches for the Rugby League World Cup Finals.
LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM'S Vlado Mazevski looks at the Dragons' 2008 NRL season. More season reviews for other NRL clubs to follow in the days ahead.
LEAGUEUNLIMITED.COM'S Paul Zines looks at the 2008 NRL season, club-by-club. More season reviews for other NRL clubs to follow in the days ahead.
CAPTAIN Nathan Cayless, Lance Hohaia and Manu Vatuvei are back in the line-up for the official opening match of the 2008 Rugby League World Cup against Australia at the Sydney Football Stadium on Sunday night.
ST George Illawarra Dragons Five-eighth Jamie Soward has been selected in the Aboriginal Dreamtime team...
FORMER Wigan, Bradford, Salford and Widnes Winger David Myers passes away in a car accident.
DEVASTATED Sydney Roosters centre Iosia Soliola was today ruled out of the Pirtek Kiwis
THE Newtown Rugby League Football Club will field a team in the NSW Rugby League
HAGAN quits the Eels citing family and health reasons...
PLAYERS behaving badly are doing untold, untimely damage...!
ADRIAN Rovere takes a look at the fallout for the Storm following their Grand Final shellacking.