England narrowly hold on for a 32-26 victory against Samoa in a pulsating Four Nations encounter in Brisbane.
Australia are without 21 members of their training squad for the Four Nations opener against New Zealand on Saturday.
Rugby union-bound Sam Burgess is the first English player to win the RLIF's International Player of the Year award.
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Watch again as England edge past Samoa in the opening game of the Four Nations tournament.
Full-back Sam Tomkins says it is down to the players to perform and ensure that England win the Four Nations.
Warrington Wolves sign half-back Gary Wheeler on a one-year deal following his release by St Helens.
Ireland's former captain Stuart Littler returns to the squad for Saturday's European Championship match against Scotland.
Hull KR sign FC Lezignan France international hooker John Boudebza on a one-year contract, with the option of a second year.
Super League champions St Helens name club legend Keiron Cunningham as head coach after Nathan Brown's departure.
Super League side Wakefield Trinity Wildcats sign utility back Richard Owen on a three-year deal.
Former Hull FC player Gareth Raynor denies raping a woman in East Yorkshire at the peak of his career.
Huddersfield Giants sign Bradford Bulls forward Oliver Roberts on a two-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
Hull KR are interested in signing Warrington Wolves half-back Richie Myler on a season-long loan deal.
Grand Final winners St Helens start the 2015 season against Catalan Dragons, with Widnes facing Wigan in their first game.
Scotland score eight tries as they beat Wales 42-18 in the opening match of the European Championship in Workington.
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Halifax-born, Melbourne-bred, playmaker Gareth Widdop is a major threat for England in the Four Nations down under.
James Roby and Paul Wellens enjoy the winning feeling again as St Helens end their Grand Final hoodoo by beating Wigan.
As the Rugby Football League announces the 2014 Super League Dream Team, BBC Sport experts pick their own squads.
With London Broncos relegated from Super League, Ben Dirs asks whether rugby league is on life support in the South.