RL Today: Catalans’ title challenge, Walmsley suspension downgraded & Inglis committed to Warrington

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Every standout player for each Super League club in 2020 so far.

The 21-man squads for Thursday’s Super League matches have been announced.

Hull say they will honour their offer of a new contract to full-back Jamie Shaul after he was ruled out for a lengthy spell with a major knee injury.

NRL talking points: Melbourne crowned champion with win over Penrith.

Salford coach Ian Watson confirmed to Sky Sports that he will be staying at the Red Devils next season following interest from Hull.

What’s in the papers

Steve McNamara insists Catalans can mount Super League title challenge after Covid-19 chaos, reports the Mirror.

Hull KR chief Tony Smith “frustrated but good” in Covid isolation spell, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Alex Walmsley suspension downgraded to one match on appeal, reports St Helens Star.

‘I haven’t changed my mind’: GI committed to Wolves despite NRL interest, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.

Joe Cator on his Hull derby excitement, watching from the South Stand and a blessing in disguise, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

We’ve spoken to Jy Hitchcox about his career so far.

How good is this!

Big respect.

What’s on TV/Radio

Rugby AM – FreeSports (6pm)

Podcast: The Final Hooter 2020 #11 – Adrian Jackson and Dave Parkinson chat between home and a Widnes coffee shop and go through some of the current rugby league trends, stories, and rumours.

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

St Helens legend Keiron Cunningham turns 44 today.

Also celebrating; Former St George Illawarra Dragons hooker Dean Young (37), Huddersfield half-back Lee Gaskell (30) and St Helens forward Joe Batchelor (26).

Trivia

Cameron Smith holds the record for most points in Australian top-level rugby league, with 2,786 scored for Melbourne since 2002.

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