RL Today: Gildart on return, Brough injury blow & Westerman for England?

Wigan centre Oliver Gildart

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Wakefield 30-20 Leigh: Centurions taste defeat in first game since John Duffy exit.

Wakefield boss Chris Chester tips Joe Westerman for an England recall.

Kurt Haggerty hopeful key trio will return for Leigh next week.

York and Featherstone to meet in 1895 Cup final.

Championship round-up: Victory for Halifax & Bradford in shortened round of action.

What’s in the papers

Harry Newman injury update as Leeds star eyes up potential return date, reports Leeds Live.

No doubt which shirt Castleford’s Jordan Turner will be wearing this time, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Daryl Powell insists Castleford will be better prepared for Challenge Cup final at Wembley against St Helens than they were ahead of 2014 defeat, reports Daily Mail.

Bradford fear Danny Brough long-term absence after seventh win, reports The Telegraph & Argus.

Oliver Gildart discusses likely Wigan return to action, reports Wigan Today.

What’s on social

England have unveiled their new home kit.

A great try from Leigh winger Lewis Tierney.

Regan Grace has speed to burn!

What’s on TV/Radio

The Final Hooter podcast: Chris Thorman on new deal, happiness at Workington & planning for the future.

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

Former Australia, New South Wales and Warrington half-back Kurt Gidley turns 39 today.

Also celebrating; Gold Coast Titans legend Preston Campbell (44), former France international Jean-Philippe Baile (34), Oldham prop Luke Nelmes (28) and Cook Islands international Carne Doyle-Manga (27).

Trivia

Wakefield captain Jacob Miller made his 200th career appearance in their win over Leigh yesterday.


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