RL Today: Brown to retire, Wakefield injury update, Richardson future & State of Origin

Salford half-back Kevin Brown

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Huddersfield clash with Wigan postponed, St Helens trip to Leeds in doubt.

Alphabet dream team: Best Super League XIII with names beginning with N.

Everything you need to know about Game I of the 2021 State of Origin series.

“I love it here” – St Helens’ Grand Final hero Jack Welsby signs new deal.

Super League 2021: Round Nine squad news.

What’s in the papers

Salford star Kevin Brown agrees to go under knife to solve ankle issues, reports the Daily Star.

Wakefield to make late calls on Tom Johnstone and Kelepi Tanginoa ahead of trip to Warrington, reports Wakefield Express.

Danny Richardson made available to Super League clubs in shock Castleford development, reports Yorkshire Live.

Ben Kilner on quitting Wigan, mental health struggles and his next step, reports Wigan Today.

Kallum Watkins’ injury-defying effort for Salford revealed as bravery is saluted, reports The Sun.

What’s on social

Castleford are Wembley bound!

Karmichael Hunt is back for Brisbane!

Steve McNamara has won Super League’s Coach of the Month award for May.

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE SOO: Queensland v New South Wales (11:10am) – Sky Sports Main Event & Action or Watch NRL

The Coaching Manual – Sky Sports Action (8:30pm)

NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Action (9pm)

The Final Hooter podcast: Chris Thorman on new deal, happiness at Workington & planning for the future.

Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is available to download now.

The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.

Birthdays

Former Great Britain and Bradford winger David Redfearn turns 70 today.

Also celebrating; ex-St Helens centre Freddie Tuilagi (50), Australia international Boyd Cordner (29), Whitehaven forward Connor Holliday (26) and Tonga international Moses Suli (23).

Trivia

Craig Hall made his 300th career appearance in Featherstone’s 1895 Cup semi-final win over Widnes on Sunday.


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