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England stroll into semis

England stroll into semis

England are safely through to the World Cup semi-finals after a 34-6 victory over France at Wigan's DW Stadium.

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England disappoint McNamara

England disappoint McNamara

Steve McNamara was far from impressed with England's performance despite their 34-6 win over France at the DW Stadium.

England v France: Teams

England v France: Teams

England face France in Wigan on Saturday as they bid to reach the last four of the World Cup.

Sinfield: We're up to the task

Sinfield: We're up to the task

Kevin Sinfield says the sudden-death nature of the Super League play-offs will help England in the Cup's knock-out phase

Samoa meet Fiji in quarters

Samoa meet Fiji in quarters

Samoa will play Fiji in the quarter-finals of the Rugby League World Cup following a 22-6 victory over France.

Agar calls for improvement

Agar calls for improvement

France coach Richard Agar insists his side will need to find a big improvement if they are to topple England.

Rugby League World Cup Group A
TeamPWDLGDPts
1Australia3300906
2England3201564
3Fiji3102-362
4Ireland3003-1100
Rugby League World Cup Group B
TeamPWDLGDPts
1New Zealand33001126
2Samoa3201324
3France3102-632
4Papua New Guinea3003-810
Rugby League World Cup Group C
TeamPWDLGDPts
1Scotland3210165
2Tonga3201204
3Italy 311103
Rugby League World Cup Group D
TeamPWDLGDPts
1USA 320164
2Cook Islands 3102-142
3Wales3003-280

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Jamie Peacock and Paul Wellens a credit to the sport, says Dorn

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