A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Double injury blow for Huddersfield, reports The Yorkshire Post.
Greg Inglis to make Warrington debut next week, reports Manchester Evening News.
Q&A: Tommy Makinson’s importance, Jake Wingfield impresses, Giants twice & injury disruption, reports St Helens Star.
Harry Smith: Wigan don’t need to sign Jackson Hastings replacement, reports Wigan Today.
What’s on social
Trent Merrin has announced his immediate retirement from the game.
A club legend says farewell. Thanks for everything, Mez! 🐉 #redv
— St George Illawarra Dragons (@NRL_Dragons) April 21, 2021
We can’t wait for England v Fiji at Rochdale this autumn!
Wow!! This fills me with pride👊🏼
Thank you @England_RL & Fiji’s home away from home @RochdaleHornets 🏉
Great memories had at Crown Oil playing the Irish in our first game of the ‘13 RL & this match will be the same!! 🇫🇯🏴🏉 #seganaleqa ✌🏼#GrowingTheInternationalGame https://t.co/5iRVSOjlr2
— Ashton Sims (@ashtonsims26) April 20, 2021
Sam Tomkins has been in sensational form this season…
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) April 21, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
LIVE NRL: Penrith Panthers v Newcastle Knights (10:55am) – Watch NRL
LIVE SL: Wigan v Castleford (6pm) – Our League (ST holders only)
LIVE SL: Huddersfield v St Helens (7:45pm) – Sky Sports Arena
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 Great Britain, St Helens, Leigh and Warrington half-back Alex Murphy turns 82 today.
Also celebrating; ex-Bradford half-back Matt Orford (43), former Warrington and Widnes forward Paul Noone (40), former Warrington winger Joel Monaghan (39), Italy international Rinaldo Palumbo (30) and Parramatta Eels hooker Reed Mahoney (23).
James Bentley will make his 100th career appearance if he plays for St Helens against Huddersfield on Friday (43 for St Helens, 7 for Leigh (DR), 16 for Sheffield (DR), 28 for Bradford, 5 for Ireland).