A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Castleford can still bring the best of ex-Hull prop Lewis Bienek, reports The Yorkshire Post.
Wigan have strongest squad on paper, reckons Zak Hardaker, reports Wigan Today.
The unconventional route that brought Rob Butler to Warrington, reports Warrington Guardian.
What’s on social
It will be good to see Liam Marshall back in action in the new season!
🗣 “I’ve been pretty positive and hopefully it won’t be long until I’m back. I’m excited to get back fit.” @LiamMarshall20 is well on the road to recovery from his ACL injury! 💪💪#NeverGonnaStop 🍒⚪️ #WWRL pic.twitter.com/jO6XZgtFhE
— Wigan Warriors 🍒⚪️ (@WiganWarriorsRL) January 7, 2021
And it’s good to see Harry Newman on the road to recovery!
Just 105 days after his double leg break last season, great to see @Harry3Newman take his first step back on a rugby field this afternoon
— Leeds Rhinos (@leedsrhinos) January 7, 2021
Castleford have promoted three youngsters to their first team squad…
Cain Robb, Brad Graham & Brad Martin, see what all three players and Head Coach Daryl Powell had to say 👇
— Castleford Tigers (@CTRLFC) January 7, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
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.
Australia, Italy and New South Wales representative James Tedesco turns 28 today.
Also celebrating; former Warrington forward Trent Waterhouse (40), London Broncos forward Sadiq Adebiyi (24) and Leigh centre Keanan Brand (22).
Leigh will play their third season in Super League in 2021 after previously being in the competition in 2005 and 2017.
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