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ENGLAND VICTORY IN RUGBY LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL TEST SERIES

EDM (Early Day Motion) 718: tabled on 17 November 2015

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 8 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House celebrates England's victory against New Zealand in the rugby league international series; recognises this achievement, England beating the top world ranked team 2-1 in the three test matches and the first time a Home Nations side has won an international competition against New Zealand or Australia since 2007; congratulates England coach Steve MacNamara and the England squad on this success; notes that England has restored pride to English and Northern hemisphere rugby after the disappointing performance of the England Rugby Union team in the 2015 Rugby Union World Cup; commiserates with the Kiwis who remain the number one international rugby league side in the world and holders of the Four Nations; looks forward to the 2016 Four Nations tournament between Australia, England, New Zealand and Scotland hosted in England and Scotland and the 2017 Rugby League World Cup in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea; and hopes that England can repeat this success in those competitions also.