Cameron Smith (l) and Sean O'Loughlin will clash on Friday

Smith: Opening win is important

Australia captain Cameron Smith has stressed the importance of beating England in Friday's World Cup opener.

The 2017 Rugby League World Cup captains face the camera

Rugby League World Cup guide

We've got all you need to know ahead of the 2017 Rugby League World Cup, including fixtures, TV details, odds and confirmed squads.

Luke Gale scored two of England's 13 tries

England start with 13-try romp

England - 7/1 with Sky Bet to win the World Cup - thrash Combined Affiliated States 74-12 in their opening warm-up match in Perth.

Bodene Thompson has agreed to join Leigh

Thompson in 'surprise' Leigh move

Leigh have made another high-profile signing from the NRL, much to the surprise of owner Derek Beaumont.

Kylie Leuluai will take up a role with Warrington

Leuluai takes up Warrington role

Kylie Leuluai has ended a 10-year association with Leeds to become Warrington's head of rugby operations.

Racing Tips

Ben Linfoot: Daily Nap

Ben Linfoot fancies that a return to Kempton can help bring about a change in fortune for an undeniably well handicapped runner on Tuesday.

Lalor

Jamie Maynard: Lalor land!

Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout October, Jamie Maynard will provide his three best bets.

Yanworth tackles fences at Exeter on Tuesday

Tuesday's racing preview

Yanworth on chasing debut at Exeter is one of Anita Chambers' best bets for Tuesday - she has a tip in every race.

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Football Tips

Swansea can claim Manchester United's scalp

Carabao Cup betting tips

David John and Andy Schooler preview Tuesday's Carabao Cup ties with 7/1 and 6/1 tips among their selections.

Graeme Storm

Betting Zone: Tipping record

A look at how the Sporting Life recommended bets have performed.

Our best bets

Check out all of our available betting tips and previews of the forthcoming sporting action.