Rugby League news
Some of the latest Rugby League news from different news agencies around the world on.
Full-back Sam Tomkins says it is down to the players to perform and ensure that England win the Four Nations.
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.
Halifax-born, Melbourne-bred, playmaker Gareth Widdop is a major threat for England in the Four Nations down under.
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.
James Graham captains England in their Four Nations opener with Samoa on Saturday as Sean O'Loughlin is out injured.
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.
Hull KR sign Gold Coast Titans duo Albert Kelly and Maurice Blair to replace departed pair Travis Burns and Kris Keating.
England coach Steve McNamara says his players are ready for what he regards as "the biggest test in sport".
Sean O'Loughlin, Ryan Hall, Sam Tomkins and Chris Hill look ahead to the Rugby League Four Nations, a tournament they believe they can win.
Keiron Cunningham tells BBC Radio Merseyside that becoming St Helens' new head coach feels like getting a newborn baby.
Wigan Warriors chairman Ian Lenagan says talk of Ben Flower's double punch in the Super League Grand Final being rugby league's darkest hour is "hysteria".
Watch some of Daryl Clark's best moments from this season's Super League and Challenge Cup after the Castleford Tigers hooker was named as 2014's Man of Steel.
Bath head coach Mike Ford tells BBC Points West that Sam Burgess's injury could be a "blessing in disguise" as the cross-code star will have more time to adapt to rugby union.
Sam Burgess breaks his cheekbone in the opening seconds of the match as the South Sydney Rabbitohs beat the Canterbury Bulldogs in the NRL Grand Final.
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.
Watch England take on Australia and New Zealand in the Four Nations Championship on BBC TV, radio, online and mobile devices.