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.
Leigh have made another high-profile signing from the NRL, much to the surprise of owner Derek Beaumont.
Castleford have signed Hull KR prop Mitch Clark on a two-year deal as Daryl Powell continues to shape their squad for the 2018 season.
Castleford have re-signed half-back Jamie Ellis from Huddersfield on a three-year deal.
Leeds and Castleford will meet for a Grand Final re-match at Super League's Magic Weekend which will be held in Newcastle for a fourth successive year in 2018.
Ben Linfoot seeks out the best Value Bets on QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday, with Librisa Breeze fancied in the Sprint.
Catching Pigeons reckons Harry Angel will prove a class apart at Ascot, while there's a tip for France on Sunday and a Wolverhampton runner to note.
Man On The Spot previews the Sporting Life Pick 7 races on Saturday, featuring all of British Champions Day at Ascot and a race from Catterick.
David John has a double from the Chelsea and Manchester United games among his bets from Saturday's Premier League.
Nottingham Forest are in the latest Sporting Life Accumulator, but who joins them in our 11/1 acca?
Our Nick Hext expects a wait for the opening goal in Saturday's Sky Bet Championship clash between Millwall and Birmingham.