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Coach Lingard returns to Keighley after financial assurances

Keighley Cougars coach Craig Lingard returns to the third-tier club three weeks after resigning.

Joe Sharratt: St Helens academy player leaves hospital after head injury

St Helens academy player Joe Sharratt leaves hospital to continue his recovery from a head injury, the club confirms.

Challenge Cup: Red Star Belgrade make first appearance in 2019 competition

Red Star Belgrade, Serbian rugby league champions, make their maiden appearance in the Challenge Cup first round draw.

Luke Yates: London Broncos sign Newcastle Knights forward

Promoted Super League side London Broncos sign Newcastle Knights forward Luke Yates on a one-year deal.

Oliver Holmes and Will Maher: Castleford Tigers duo to miss Super League start

Castleford's England back-rower Oliver Holmes and prop Will Maher will be out for three to four months through injury.

Wayne Bennett: England head coach sacked by Brisbane Broncos

Wayne Bennett is sacked by Australian National Rugby League side Brisbane Broncos and will join South Sydney Rabbitohs a year earlier than planned.

Advent Calendar 2018: Catalans Dragons beat Warrington Wolves to win Challenge Cup

Catalans Dragons become the first overseas side to win rugby league's Challenge Cup with a 20-14 victory over Warrington Wolves at Wembley.

Jarrod Sammut: Wigan Warriors sign half-back following London Broncos release

Wigan Warriors sign half-back Jarrod Sammut on a two-year contract after his release by London Broncos.

Factory fight: Manchester bouncers sacked over assault

Manchester club Factory 251 says it is "shocked" by footage showing staff punching a rugby league player.

Wakefield Trinty join Women's Super League for 2019 season

Wakefield Trinity join the Women's Super League, taking the number of teams for the 2019 season to eight.

Barcelona: Nou Camp to host Catalans Dragons v Wigan Warriors Super League match

Barcelona's Nou Camp will host rugby league for the first time in 2019, as Catalans Dragons face Super League champions Wigan.

Hull KR declare 'major incident' as stadium light falls

Images shared with a French rugby league website show the lights and pylon lying on the pitch.

Gareth Widdop: England playmaker keen to play in Super League 'when the time is right'

England half-back Gareth Widdop wants to play in Super League, but not before 2020 after he commits to St George Illawarra.

James Rule: Widnes Vikings CEO to resign from relegated Super League side

Widnes Vikings chief executive James Rule is to resign from the relegated Super League side before the 2019 season.

Marwan Koukash: Ex-Salford Red Devils owner writes off debt owed to him by club

Former Salford owner Dr Marwan Koukash writes off the debt owed to him by the Red Devils, the Super League club confirms.

Hull KR: Joel Tomkins signs new three-year contract

Hull KR and England forward Joel Tomkins agrees a new three-year contract with the Super League club to run until 2021.

Former England hooker Moore joins Rochdale after prison release

Former England hooker Scott Moore has joined Championship side Rochdale after being released from prison.

Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

This week's sport on the BBC includes the final round of matches in the group stages of the Champions League, European rugby union and the Sports Personality of the Year Awards.

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England celebrate series win despite defeat by New Zealand in final Test of series

England head coach Wayne Bennett says his players were "remarkable" in clinching a series win despite their final Test defeat by New Zealand.

England 0-34 New Zealand - highlights

New Zealand run in six tries to beat England 34-0 in Leeds in the third and final Test of a series already won by the hosts.

England and New Zealand rugby league players join together on Remembrance Sunday

England and New Zealand Rugby League stars join together before the final Test at Elland Road to remember the fallen on Remembrance Sunday.

Rugby league stands together to remember WW1

BBC Sport looks back at the remarkable stories of team-mates from rugby league's Northern Union, who fought in the trenches of World War One.

England 20-14 New Zealand: Dramatic Tommy Makinson hat-trick try seals series win

Tommy Makinson's dramatic match-winning try seals his hat-trick and the series as England edge past New Zealand 20-14 in the second Test.

England v New Zealand: England edge Kiwi's in thrilling comeback - highlights

England beat New Zealand 20-14 to win the series with a dramatic late try from Tommy Makinson at Anfield.

Rugby League: Seven great GB tries against Australia & New Zealand

Watch seven magnificent tries from the likes of Jonathan Davies, Mike Gregory and Alan Tait against Australia and New Zealand.

England v New Zealand: Behind-the-scenes on the Kiwis' team meal in Liverpool

New Zealand's Adam Blair introduces us to his team-mates before the second Test against England.

Kallum Watkins: Leeds Rhinos captain on dealing with mental health in sport

England and Leeds Rhinos star Kallum Watkins talks about his own struggles with mental health and how sport can help others deal with their issues.



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