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Stephen Kearney has beaten off competition from Glen Morrison, David Kidwell and Richie Blackmore and been re-appointed as head coach of New Zealand.
Australia and New Zealand have been confirmed as co-hosts for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, the Rugby League International Federation has announced.
Sonny Bill Williams will return to rugby union in 2015 after signing a two-year contract with Waikato Chiefs.
England forward Sam Burgess and World Cup final man of the match Johnathan Thurston of Australia are among six players shortlisted for the 2013 Golden Boot.
Centre Lelauloto Tagaloa has become the second USA Tomahawks' World Cup player to sign for a Championship club.
Former New Zealand head coach Brian McClennan has ruled out the possibility of returning to the post and replacing Stephen Kearney at the helm.
Rugby Football League chief executive Nigel Wood believes the sport will capitalise on the success of hosting the World Cup.
Tim Sheens hailed the 'best performance' of his time in charge of Australia after the Kangaroos routed holders New Zealand 34-2 to lift the Rugby League World Cup.
Billy Slater and Brett Morris both notched a brace of tries as Australia routed holders New Zealand 34-2 at Old Trafford to reclaim the Rugby League World Cup.
Leeds Rhinos chief executive Gary Hetherington believes the Rugby League World Cup should be staged every three years and not four.
Australia playmaker Johnathan Thurston has urged World Cup organisers to protect players' health by making the in-goal areas for Saturday's final against Tasman rivals New Zealand at Old Trafford safe.
New Zealand's Roger Tuivasa-Sheck admits he is "pinching" himself ahead of Saturday's World Cup final against Australia.
Australia and New Zealand will go head-to-head for the third successive Rugby League World Cup final on Saturday - and there will be a full house at Old Trafford to see them do it.
New Zealand captain Simon Mannering says the team have been buoyed by the news that star wing Roger Tuivasa-Sheck will be fit to face Australia in Saturday's World Cup final.
England forward George Burgess is determined to use his rugby League World Cup experience to help him in his career.
New Zealand second rower Frank Pritchard has been ruled out of Saturday's World Cup final against Australia at Old Trafford.
Australia forward Greg Bird is confident the Kangaroos can overcome New Zealand in Saturday's World Cup final at Old Trafford.
New Zealand and Sydney Roosters forward Sonny Bill Williams has been named the Rugby League International Federation player of the year.
Australia full-back Billy Slater is working around the clock to be fit for their World Cup final against New Zealand.
Australia-born Scotland international half-back Peter Wallace insists he remains committed to the nation and wants to help them qualify for the Four Nations.