A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Tom Lineham all but confirms Warrington departure, reports Warrington Guardian.
George Lawler hailed as forward edges closer to Hull KR exit, reports Hull Live.
Kristian Woolf’s update on Saints return for Mark Percival and Matty Lees, reports St Helens Star.
Wakefield sign Lee Gaskell from Huddersfield, reports Wakefield Express.
Kruise Leeming says Leeds haven’t given up on winning Super League title, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
What’s on social
Warrington will be without Gareth Widdop for a couple of weeks.
🗣️ SP on Gareth Widdop and Toby King…
"Gareth will be missing a couple of weeks, I've not got an exact date but it's a shame because of fantastic form he was in. Toby's doing well, he really wanted to play for England but he wasn't right. Hopefully he's ok for Leeds."
— Warrington Wolves (@WarringtonRLFC) June 28, 2021
And Wigan are set to be without Zak Hardaker for a couple of weeks.
💬 AL on Zak Hardaker: "He should be back this week but he's had some issues with vertebrae in his neck in training. We've had some scans and he's going to be two-to-three weeks minimum. It's in an area that's dangerous."#SLWIGWAR #NeverGonnaStop 🍒⚪ #WWRL
— Wigan Warriors 🍒⚪️ (@WiganWarriorsRL) June 28, 2021
Tommy Makinson has penned a new long-term deal with St Helens.
Here’s to plenty more memories to be made 🖊✔️ Thankyou for all the kind messages and happy to be staying at this great club which I love. pic.twitter.com/e8c4QVCQcG
— Tommy Makinson (@TommyMak21) June 28, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
Super League Show – BBC Two (8:20am)
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.
Former Leigh, Swinton, Oldham, Hull and Lancashire Lynx star Tim Street turns 53 today.
Also celebrating; ex-Hull half-back Danny Nicklas (30), New Zealand international Joseph Manu (25), Bradford hooker Thomas Doyle (22) and Warrington hooker Danny Walker (22).
Sam Tomkins only needs four points to reach 1,000 Super League points.