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O’Loughlin: England will make the most of opportunity

Captain Sean O’Loughlin insists England are determined to make the most of their opportunity after reaching the World Cup semi-final with a 36-6 win over Papua New Guinea.

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England coach Wayne Bennett

England 36 Papua New Guinea 6

Jermaine McGillvary continued his impressive World Cup to help England cruise into the semi-finals with a 36-6 win over Papua New Guinea.

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Jermaine McGillvary has impressed for England. Picture: NRL Photos

Liam Farrell column: ‘PNG can cause England problems’

It’s been a long week in training, but I’ll not be sleeping in tomorrow!

Shaun Wane has drawn a line under their 2017 campaign

Wane: We will change how we play

Shaun Wane has told fans to expect ‘changes’ to the way Wigan play in 2018.

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George Williams has been left out of the team to play PNG. Picture: NRL Photos

The 18th man: ‘Choosing Brown ahead of Williams is right call’

Our 18th man columnists look discuss England’s prospects, Wayne Bennett’s selections, and Wigan’s recruitment...

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Sam Tomkins hasn't yet played in the same Wigan side as Morgan Escare

Wane ‘excited’ to try out new combinations

Shaun Wane will use Wigan’s long pre-season to try out new halfback combinations.

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Ben Flower was all smiles after winning the World Club Challenge

Flower powers for more next season

Ben Flower says Wigan are on a mission to hit past highs – admitting they have not been happy with their form for the past two years.

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John Bateman kicks the ball on against France. Picture: NRL Photos

Martin Gleeson column: ‘What England need to do to beat PNG’

In the seventh of his exclusive World Cup columns, former Wigan and Great Britain centre Martin Gleeson details a game-plan to beat PNG in Sunday’s quarter-final.

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New boy Hamlin wastes no time in impressing Warriors boss Wane

New boy Hamlin wastes no time in impressing Warriors boss Wane

Shaun Wane has seen enough of young Aussie recruit Gabriel Hamlin to persuade him he will be pressing for an immediate place in the Wigan side next season.

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Shaun Wane has been pleased with the start of pre-season

Wane: All the data tells us we’re fitter

Shaun Wane says Wigan’s players have returned fitter than ever... and he has the figures to prove it.

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Pat Richards left Wigan as a Grand Final winner in 2013

Legend Richards lacing up the boots again

Warriors favourite Pat Richards will once again be representing Wigan on a rugby pitch!

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George Williams. NRL Photos

Williams to miss out on quarter-final

Warriors star George Williams will miss out on England’s World Cup quarter-final with Papua New Guinea.

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Dom Manfredi was named in the Dream Team in 2016

More misery for Manfredi

Dom Manfredi is braced for another long spell on the sidelines.

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Drivers are reporting delays in the area

Delays on M6 after crash

Delays are being reported on the northbound M6 following an earlier crash near Orrell.
England skipper Sean OLoughlin takes on the France defence during their 36-6 win yesterday. NRL Photos

O’Loughlin: England have plenty to improve on

England skipper Sean O’Loughlin has called on his players to up their concentration as they head into the knock-out stages of the World Cup.

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John Bateman in action against France. NRL Photos

Bennett: England problems can be fixed

There was a touch of deja vu for England coach Wayne Bennett after his side collected their second win of the World Cup without being totally convincing.

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George Williams in action against France. NRL Photos

England 36 France 6

Jermaine McGillvary put the bite into England as they flexed their muscles for the quarter-finals of the World Cup with a comprehensive 36-6 defeat of France in Perth.

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Liam Farrell is back in pre-season training

Liam Farrell column: Training, ‘biting’ and England

The Wigan lads returned to training this week.

Gabriel Hamlin met the media yesterday

Pat pushed for me to join, revealed Hamlin

New addition Gabriel Hamlin has revealed just how big a role Pat Richards played in his move to Wigan.

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