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Rugby league's World Club Series could be heading to Australia in 2018

The World Club Series could be coming to Australia next season in what would be just the fourth clash between the best of the NRL and Super League on these shores.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 20 Hours ago

Sam Tagataese loses World Club Challenge but returns home a winner

Cronulla forward Sam Tagataese will return to Sydney this week without a world championship medal- but with Faith.

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Flanagan keeps his cool after Cronulla's WCC final loss to Wigan

Flanagan keeps his cool after Cronulla's WCC final loss to Wigan

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan has no complaints about the referee following his side's 22-6 World Club Challenge defeat to Wigan despite the Sharks having two tries disallowed.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 4 Months, 5 Days, 3 Hours, 22 Minutes ago

Fired-up Wigan beat Cronulla Sharks to win World Club Challenge

A Joe Burgess hat-trick has helped Wigan claim a first World Club Challenge success since 1994 with a 22-6 win over Cronulla at the DW Stadium.

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Brisbane Broncos sunk by Warrington Wolves in world club series

Warrington have upset Brisbane 27-18 to become the first Super League team to win a World Club Series match since the competition was expanded in 2015.

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Broncos suffer shock WCS loss to Warrington

Broncos suffer shock WCS loss to Warrington

Warrington upsets Brisbane 27-18 to become the first Super League team to win a World Club Series match since the competition was expanded in 2015.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 4 Months, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 10 Minutes ago

Luke Lewis gives Cronulla Sharks stirring pre-World Club Challenge team talk

An impassioned team address from Clive Churchill Medallist Luke Lewis has put paid to any fears of complacency for Cronulla going into the World Club Challenge.

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Cronulla Sharks' Chad Townsend braves broken thumb to play in World Club Challenge

Wigan coach Shaun Wane still has a scar on a hand where it was trodden on during the 1987 World Club Challenge. Cronulla's Chad Townsend will play in Sunday's clash against Wane's men with a hand that is already broken.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 4 Months, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 23 Minutes ago

Super League wants NRL to commit to 2018 World Club Series now

Super League wants Australian officials to commit to the 2018 World Club Series before the start of the coming NRL season.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 4 Months, 6 Days, 23 Hours, 34 Minutes ago

World Club Challenge 2017: Wigan coach Shaun Wane says Cronulla Sharks 'have weaknesses'

Wigan coach Shaun Wane says Cronulla "have weaknesses" that he believes he can exploit in Sunday's World Club Challenge, admitting he did not tip the Sharks to win the 2016 grand final.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 4 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
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Hand of fate earns Daniel Mortimer World Club Series challenge with Cronulla Sharks

Had things worked out differently for Daniel Mortimer he'd have spent last Sunday playing in front of a thousand-strong crowd instead of preparing for Cronulla's World Club Series decider against Wigan,

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Leeds chief executive Gary Hetherington savages 'apathetic' NRL over World Club Challenge and Series

Senior English official Gary Hetherington has savaged the National Rugby League for not caring about the World Club Challenge and Series.

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World Club Series 2017: Mike Cooper shoulders responsibility for Super League's reputation

After three years in the NRl, Cooper has returned to Warrington with the message that many Australians have little or no respect for Super League.

Publisher: smh.com.au Last Update: 4 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 3 Hours, 27 Minutes ago

Cronulla Sharks coach Shane Flanagan warns Wigan his team will meet fire with fire

Cronulla coach Shane Flanagan says he has the players to handle Wigan if the Super League champions' emotional build-up gets the better of them in Sunday's World Club Challenge.

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Short-format specialists Western Force ready for Brisbane Tens

Short-format specialists Western Force ready for Brisbane Tens

The Western Force may be cellar-dwellers in Super Rugby, but they go into the inaugural Brisbane Tens as world club champions in the shorter format.

Publisher: abc.net.au Last Update: 4 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 36 Minutes ago

Benji Marshall misses Brisbane Broncos World Club Series clash with Warrington

Veteran NRL playmaker Benji Marshall has been overlooked for Brisbane's World Club Series clash with Warrington in the UK due to injury.

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Brisbane Broncos agree to replace Melbourne Storm in World Club Series

SYDNEY, Oct 21 AAP - Brisbane have stepped in to save the NRL's blushes, agreeing to face Warrington in next year's World Club Series in the UK.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 8 Months, 4 Days, 22 Hours, 33 Minutes ago

Brisbane Broncos World Club Series berth works perfectly for Wayne Bennett

Wayne Bennett is expected to combine Brisbane's involvement in a scaled-down World Club Series with England's controversial pre-season training camp next year.

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Brisbane Broncos keen to play 2017 world club series

England coach Wayne Bennett has pledged Brisbane's backing for the 2017 World Club Series.

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NRL teams to snub World Club Challenge

The NRL may struggle to find a willing representative for the World Club Challenge runners-up match, with the top eight teams reluctant to take part in the February series.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 11 Hours, 27 Minutes ago
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Super League grand final: Wigan defeat Warrington as they look to play world club challenge in Sydney

A bid by Wigan players to have next year's World Club Challenge against Cronulla played at Southern Cross Stadium is set to be defeated by contractual red tape.

Publisher: theage.com.au Last Update: 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 39 Minutes ago