A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Dom Manfredi opens up on devastating injury lows to help Wigan fans in lockdown, reports the Mirror.
Castleford boss Daryl Powell says pre-season has been ‘awesome’ – now he can’t wait for Super League round one, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
Huddersfield could be a Super League force, reckons John Bateman, reports Wigan Today.
Steve McNamara makes Israel Folau admission with star’s future in doubt, reports Hull Live.
What’s on social
It looks like Sonny Bill Williams is going back into boxing – and he is looking in amazing shape.
The new journey begins ❤️✊🏽🥊 pic.twitter.com/fo63TlIWd5
— Sonny Bill Williams (@SonnyBWilliams) March 4, 2021
Thomas Bosc was some player.
Thomas Bosc for Catalans between 2006-17:
2️⃣ 4️⃣ 3️⃣ games
5️⃣ 9️⃣ tries
5️⃣ 6️⃣ 2️⃣ goals
1️⃣ 4️⃣ drop goals
🇫🇷 27 France caps
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) March 4, 2021
Only one week until the NRL returns!
— NRL (@NRL) March 4, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
Games from the French Elite Championship are being streamed live every weekend.
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.
Wales and Salford legend David Watkins turns 79 today.
Also celebrating; former St Helens star Anthony Stewart (42) and former Castleford full-back or winger Steve Larder (58).
The Magic Weekend attendance came in 2016, when 68,276 people went to the event at St James’ Park in Newcastle.