England survived a scare to get their Four Nations campaign off to a successful start with a 32-26 triumph over Samoa.
Hull KR's Australian forward Justin Poore has announced his retirement with immediate effect due to a knee injury.
Super League-winning coach Ian Millward previews the Four Nations tournament which starts on Saturday.
England coach Steve McNamara will not take debutants Samoa lightly when they open their 2014 Four Nations campaign.
Mose Masoe says Samoa are out to "shock the world" when they make their Four Nations debut against England in Brisbane.
Australia's strength in depth will be put to the test when they open their Four Nations campaign against New Zealand.
It will be master against apprentice when Wales face France in their must-win European Championship clash in Albi.
James Toole is set make his Ireland debut alongside brother Josh in Saturday's European Championship clash with Scotland.
The Rugby Football League has ruled out the prospect of introducing two referees for every match next season.
Sam Burgess has become the first English winner of the RLIF International Player of the Year Award.