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Craig Fitzgibbon to join Kangaroos coaching ranks

Michael Carayannis Former Australian player Craig Fitzgibbon has rejoined the Kangaroos ranks after being added to Tim Sheens’ coaching staff.

Rugby League

Matt Gillett in line for Kangaroos call-up

Matt Gillett of the Broncos

A Kangaroos jersey is in Matt Gillett's reach as the Brisbane Broncos lock confronts Gold Coast's star-studded back-row in Friday night's NRL match.

League

Tim Sheens tipped for another year in charge of Kangaroos

Tim Sheens

Adrian Proszenko Tim Sheens is set to be rewarded for Australia's World Cup domination with a 12-month contract extension.

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League

Kangaroos out to bury big-game demons

Cameron Smith.

Liam FitzGibbon Australian captain Cameron Smith believes a golden generation of Kangaroos is ready to bury its big-game demons against New Zealand in the Rugby League World Cup final.

League

Kangaroos concerned over Old Trafford safety for World Cup final

Johnathan Thurston

Kangaroos playmaker Johnathan Thurston has urged World Cup officials to ensure safety precautions are taken in Saturday’s final at Old Trafford to avoid a repeat of the incident that ended Luke...

League

Rugby League World Cup Final 2013: Kangaroos favourites, but wary of Kiwi ambush

Stephen Kearney

Brad Walter Australian players are wary of another ambush from New Zealand in the World Cup final after losing to the Kiwis in the last two big deciders the countries have played.

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League

Kiwi coach Kearney salutes Kangaroos

Stephen Kearney.

Ian Mccullough Coach Stephen Kearney admitted New Zealand were outclassed by a magnificent Australian team as the Kangaroos regained the Rugby League World Cup for the first time since 2000 at Old Trafford on...

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League

Rugby League World Cup: Brett Morris' pain the Kangaroos' gain

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 30:  Brett Morris of Australia slides off the field of play after scoring a try during the Rugby League World Cup final between New Zealand and Australia at Old Trafford on November 30, 2013 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Paul Thomas/Getty Images)

Brad Walter As Manchester United players arrived at Old Trafford after the Kangaroos' last training session before the World Cup final, Brett Morris recited the chant the famous club's fans perform for each of...

League

Sheens unsure about Kangaroos future

Tim Sheens.

Ian McCullough Australia coach Tim Sheens admits he's unsure about his future despite leading the side to Rugby League World Cup glory over New Zealand at Old Trafford on Saturday.

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League

Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens on high alert for English revival

Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens

Brad Walter Australian coach Tim Sheens and his players have vowed not to underestimate England in Saturday's World Cup opener after the host nation's shock loss to Italy in a warm-up match at Salford City...

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League

Kangaroos told to be wary as Italy's job on England has them over the moon

Anthony Minichiello

Brad Walter Italy captain Anthony Minichiello has warned the Kangaroos to brace for England to bounce back in next weekend's World Cup opener after their shock 15-14 loss to the Azzurri in a warm-up match.

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League

Andrew Fifita the only new face in Kangaroos side to face England in World Cup opener

Andrew Fifita

Michael Carayannis Midway through 2011 Andrew Fifita was unwanted and even he doubted he would be good enough to represent Australia.

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League

World Cup: Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens wary of slow start

Kangaroos coach Tim Sheens

Brad Walter Australian coach Tim Sheens has been worried about this weekend's opening World Cup game against England for 19 months.

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League

Kangaroos forward Corey Parker rewarded for perseverance

Corey Parker

Michael Carayannis Cardiff: A greater recognition of Corey Parker's form is behind a Test recall, says the Brisbane forward.

League

RLWC: Kangaroos wary of easybeats, says Tate

Brent Tate

Michael Carayannis Manchester: Australia might have thrashed Fiji at the last World Cup but centre Brent Tate says it was the game that started the Kangaroos' slide in 2008.

League

Rugby League World Cup: Australian Kangaroos edge out England in tournament opener

Cameron Smith.

Michael Carayannis Australia have overcome a few anxious moments to beat England in their first match of the 2013 World Cup.

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Kangaroos star Jarryd Hayne reveals what makes him tick

Jarryd Hayne

Michael Carayannis Manchester: Working out what exactly what drives Jarryd Hayne seems like a daunting prospect.

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RLWC: Petero Civoniceva hailed by Kangaroos ahead of clash

Civoniceva

Kangaroos players rate Fiji captain Petero Civoniceva as dangerous as ever as they prepare to face him at the Rugby League World Cup, suggesting the 37-year-old prop could still be playing in the NRL.

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Akuila Uate not bitter about Kangaroos snub

Akuila Uate.

Liam FitzGibbon Akuila Uate has no hard feelings over his representative snubbing for Australia and NSW but the Fijian flyer would still like to prove a point at the Rugby League World Cup.

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Tears expected when Papalii lines up for Kangaroos debut

Josh Papalii

Michael Carayannis Chances are Luama Papalii will cry the next time she speaks to her son Josh will make his Australian debut against Fiji this weekend.