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Toronto Wolfpack to host 'X Factor' auditions for NFL rejects across North America

The ambitious Canadian outfit will become the first professional Trans-Atlantic sports team and are expected to rise up the domestic leagues

Referee Richard Silverwood

Top Rugby League referee suspended for 'inappropriate behaviour' on night out

Richard Silverwood, 40, is being investigated by the Rugby Football League after celebrations in Newcastle

England's Sam Burgess (C) celebrates sco

Sam Burgess backs 'fantastic' England bid to host 2021 Rugby League World Cup

The RFL yesterday confirmed its intention to bid for the competition with the help of £15m of government funding

Bernard Kenny, who tried to save Jo Cox from her attacker, was guest of honour at Batley Bulldogs rugby league club at their derby match against Dewsbury Rams

Hero's welcome as pensioner who battled to save MP Jo Cox's life pays tribute at Rugby League derby

The 77 year old was the guest of honour at a Rugby League derby match where he placed sunflowers - Mrs Cox’s favourite flower -on the centre of the pitch


Jamie Peacock to return to international scene as England assistant boss for Four Nations

Peacock is a hugely respected figure in the game and new England coach Wayne Bennett will call on his experience


Ryan Hall set to follow Zak Hardaker out of Leeds Rhinos with switch to rugby union's Sale Sharks

Unsettled star a target to join fellow England wing Josh Charnley in converting to the 15-man game as team-mate heads for NRL's Penrith Panthers

Huddersfield Giants player Ronan Costello dead aged 17 after injury sustained in Salford match

The youngster was injured in a game against Salford last weekend and has now succumbed to his injuries

Keegan Hirst's ex-wife, Sara Wilson's devastation as court will not accept claims of adultery

Ex wife of gay rugby star Keegan Hirst says divorce laws should recognise same-sex affairs

"The law now allows same-sex marriage but divorce doesn't recognise same-sex affairs"

Super League ref Jack Smith during his Royal Marine days

Meet new Super League ref Jack Smith - a former Royal Marine who was SHOT by a Taliban sniper

The 27-year-old suffered a gun shot wound from a Taliban sharpshooter in August 2010, and after two years of rehab he decided to take up refereeing

Greg Eden is tackled by St Helens' Stuart Howarth and Sia Soliola exclusive

Castleford Tigers set to announce signing of Brisbane Broncos fullback Greg Eden

Mirror Sport understands that the Tigers are now close to confirming a two-year deal for Eden to return to his first club

Jamie Peacock column: Time to blow the whistle on abuse of Super League referees

If you criticise and blame officials for decisions and defeats, it filters right down to the grass roots — we have to get a grip of it and stamp it out of the game

Australian rugby star gives VERY rude post-match interview: "It was like losing your virginity!"

Queensland forward Sam Thaiday made the unusual comments following his state's 6-4 victory over fierce rivals New South Wales

Wigan Warriors and police confirm investigation of alleged town-centre fight involving their players

Officers were called to an incident at a local gym that saw damage caused to the building after the squad had spent last Friday at Haydock races

Magic Weekend preview: Rugby League legend Jamie Peacock's guide to the six matches in Newcastle

With three games per day on Saturday and Sunday, including a rerun of last year's Grand Final AND the sport's fiercest derby, it's set to be a feast for fans


Rangi Chase reveals his reasons for stepping away from rugby league aged just 30

The former Man of Steel and England star who has battled depression was released by Leigh on Tuesday and admits he is unsure if he will play again