RL Today: Fox Sports to broadcast Rugby League World Cup & England shirt reaction

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RLWC Credit: PA Images
RLWC Credit: PA Images

Fox Sports to broadcast RLWC

All 61 matches of this year’s Rugby League World Cup will be shown live and exclusive on Fox Sports and Kayo.

Every match — 31 men’s, 15 women’s and for the first time 15 wheelchair — will be available on Foxtel and Kayo Sports.

England shirt reaction

England’s new shirt has sparked a lot of conversations on social media.

Love Rugby League had a lot of reactions to this year’s tournament shirt.

Meanwhile, we’ve had a look at all the England shirts launched since the last home World Cup back in 2013.

Jarome Luai suffers lengthy injury

Penrith Panthers half-back Jarome Luai suffered an MCL injury during the club’s 20-10 victory over Cronulla Sharks last week.

He is set to be sidelined for up to six weeks.

Wests Tigers playmaker Luke Brooks has also suffered a calf injury and could miss the remainder of the season, with only five regular rounds remaining this season.

Wigan boss predicts England’s next half-back pairing

Wigan head coach Matt Peet has predicted England’s future half-back pairing. (Examiner Live)

Peet this week was full of praise for his Warriors youngster in Harry Smith, who has previously featured for England Knights.

French’s dancing feet

Bevan French with a superb bit of dancing feet, a kick and an assist for Kai Pearce-Paul against Hull KR on Thursday.

Lachlan Lam named for debut

Leigh’s latest recruit Lachlan Lam could make his debut at this weekend’s Summer Bash, having been named in their squad.

The Papua New Guinea international joined the Championship promotion-chasers earlier this month on a deal until the end of 2023.

Birthdays

Former Newcastle Knights and Catalans Dragons half-back Scott Dureau turns 36 today (July 29).

Also celebrating: Former NRL winger Dale Copley (31), Parramatta Eels forward, New Zealand international Marata Niukore (26) and Wests Tigers youngster Junior Tupou (20).

Trivia

Harry Smith scored his 250th Wigan point on Thursday against Hull KR – which was also his 150th of the season.

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