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The A-List: KEVIN PROCTOR (Melbourne, New Zealand Maori, New Zealand)

By STEVE MASCORD

 ON May 27, 2014, the Canberra times breathlessly reported that the Raiders “sign James Tedesco and miss out on Kevin Proctor”.

Subsequently, of course, the Wests Tigers and Italy fullback reneged on that contract with the Green Machine – thereby guaranteeing himself a lifetime’s worth of jeers every time the road gets smoother as he crosses into the ACT. 1,265 more words

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FAR & WIDE: Ireland, Czech Republic, Japan, Greece, Hungary, France, Malta

By STEVE MASCORD
IN locations as diverse as Bray, Ireland, Prague, Czech Republic and Tokyo, Japan, our international season got underway at the weekend.
In Bray, the Irish Wolfhounds were taking on Malta and the home side ran out 56-10 winners. 312 more words

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FAR & WIDE: Wales, Czech Republic, Norway, Serbia, Spain

By STEVE MASCORD
IN rugby league we like to do things at the last minute. It’s how we roll. But this has got to take the cake. 188 more words

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FAR & WIDE: Europe, California, Women's rugby league, Greece

By STEVE MASCORD
EUROPEAN Countries are getting ready for the final stage of World Cup qualifiers, with the matches played in the coming weeks.
Pool A includes Wales, Italy and Serbia while Pool B comprises Ireland, Spain and Russia. 302 more words

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FAR & WIDE: United States, Malta, Norway, Czech Republic, Jamaica, Canada, Wales, Germany, Thailand

By STEVE MASCORD
JACKSONVILLE Axemen have been the outstanding team of American rugby league for the last decade but they were toppled in the USARL grand final a couple of weekends back. 227 more words

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Far & Wide: Papua New Guinea, Malta, World Cup, France, United States, Canada

By STEVE MASCORD

CONGRATULATIONS to Lae Tigers, who took out Papua New Guinea’s Digicel Cup with a 14-8 win over Angmark Gurias at the weekend. 392 more words

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The A-List: JEREMY SMITH (Newcastle & New Zealand)

By STEVE MASCORD
IT’S the most obvious question to ask any retiring player, a clichéd query that invites a clichéd response, asked more out of obligation than anything else. 1,062 more words

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