AUSTRALIAN Rugby League team management can confirm player Billy Slater was detained by police this morning
TONGA have signed off with a gritty 16-0 defensive victory over Italy in front of 10,266 fans at The Shay.
COOK Islands have withstood a late Welsh onslaught to register a maiden World Cup win 28-24 over Wales in front of 3,270 fans at The Gnoll.
THE Australian Kangaroos have recorded their third straight victory in the 2013 Rugby League World Cup with a 50-0 victory over Ireland at Thomond Park in Limerick.
THE New Zealand Kiwis have crushed the Papua New Guinea Kumuls 56-10 at Headingley Carnegie in Leeds as a crowd of 18,180 watched on.
A tough world cup schedule has come back to hurt the USA Tomahawks with a 22-8 loss to Scotland in Salford.
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THE South Sydney Rabbitohs have granted Jeff Lima a release from the final year of his contract
TONGA have kept alive hopes of qualifying for the quarter finals after holding on to defeat the Cook Islands 22-16 in front of 10,554 fans at Leigh Sports Village.
SAMOA have secured their place in the quarter finals of the 2013 Rugby League World Cup with a 38-4 win over a hapless Papua New Guinea in front of just under 7,000 fans at Craven Park in Hull.
AUSTRALIAN Kangaroos assistant coach David Furner will link with the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys for the next two seasons.
SCOTLAND and Italy have combined to produce a scintillating 80 minutes of football with the 30 all draw a fitting result for all 7,280 fans in attendance at Derwent Park.
THE USA Tomahawks have produced a sixteen point second half to silence the 8,019 strong crowd in Wrexham to win 24-16 and progress to the quarter finals in the World Cup.
THE Australian Kangaroos have kept Fiji Bati tryless in horrible, wet conditions in St. Helens as they claimed a 34-2 victory in their second World Cup fixture.