England coach Wayne Bennett will be granted his wish for a mid-year international and a pre-season warm weather training camp.
The draw has been made for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup with England in Pool A alongside Australia, France and Lebanon.
Full fixture list for the 2017 Rugby League World Cup.
The RFL has confirmed that it will bid for England to host the Rugby League World Cup in 2021.
Playing international rugby league is now a profession, not a national honour, says Phil Clarke.
England coach Wayne Bennett wants to bring back a mid-season international in 2017.
England coach Wayne Bennett will step up his preparations for the Four Nations Series during a whistle-stop trip to the UK.
Denis Betts is to join England head coach Wayne Bennett as his assistant as well as extend his contract at Widnes.
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