A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Gareth Widdop will not be leaving the club mid-season says Warrington CEO Karl Fitzpatrick, with Manchester Evening News.
Rangi Chase is set for a shock mid-season transfer, with Bradford and Rochdale both likely destinations, reports Examiner Live.
Lee Gaskell will have a new club in 2022, reports Examiner Live.
What’s on social
Rochdale winger Dale Bloomfield has announced his retirement from the sport.
— Dale Bloomfield (@Bloomers5) June 17, 2021
The marathon man is back at it this weekend in aid of a young rugby league fan.
Only 3 more sleeps until myself and The Dream Team are back out on The Cycle Track running a Marathon in aid of @YLvsCancer and 3 year old Freddie Lowe who is currently battling Cancer.
— Gary McKee (@Marathon_Man110) June 17, 2021
Can Tee Ritson set a club record for Barrow this weekend?
Can Tee Ritson SET a club record this weekend?
3 Games 3 Hatricks? 🏉🏉🏉🏉🏉🏉
Tee Ritson just requires a Hatrick this weekend 😳
Watch all the action on the big screen at the Matt Johnson Prestige Stadium 🏟 pic.twitter.com/b2bvVIuI5Z
— Barrow Raiders (@BarrowRaiders) June 17, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.
North Queensland Cowboys v Cronulla Sharks – Watch NRL (9am)
Penrith Panthers v Sydney Roosters – Sky Sports (10:55am)
Former Australia and Queensland full-back Billy Slater celebrates his 38th birthday today.
Also celebrating: Former USA international Clint Newton (40), former Australia captain Cameron Smith (38), Toulouse hooker Éloi Pélissier (30), Leigh half-back Blake Wallace (29), Coventry player-coach David Scott (28), Featherstone back-rower Frankie Halton (25).