A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Championship TV deal draws closer as RFL holds promising talks with broadcasters, reports Manchester Evening News.
RFL’s Covid update relaxes restrictions on celebrations, reports St Helens Star.
Harry Smith eager to continue playmaking education alongside experienced Wigan duo, reports the Mirror.
Gareth Ellis – It would be great to see my old friend Benji Marshall go out on a World Cup high, reports The Yorkshire Post.
Why Dom Manfredi ‘won’t be rushed’ into Wigan side, reports Wigan Today.
What’s on social
Some lovely tries here…
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) April 26, 2021
Another try for George Williams in the NRL on the weekend.
— NRL (@NRL) April 24, 2021
Papua New Guinea international Watson Boas is on his way back to Doncaster ahead of the League 1 season getting underway!
— Doncaster RLFC (@Doncaster_RLFC) April 26, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
Super League Show – BBC Two (8:10am)
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.
Great Britain, England and Canterbury Bulldogs prop Luke Thompson turns 26 today.
Also celebrating; former Salford and Hull half-back Daniel Holdsworth (37), former Featherstone and Halifax prop Tony Tonks (36), ex-Hull KR, Wakefield and London Broncos prop Mitch Allgood (32), former Queensland representative Tim Glasby (32) and Cronulla Sharks centre Jesse Ramien (24).
Hull KR winger Ryan Hall scored his 200th Super League try last Friday to help the Robins beat his former club Leeds.