RL Today: Huddersfield loan out six players, Barrow’s brilliant gesture & Griffin commits to Castleford

George Griffin in action for Castleford

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

French round-up: Elite Championship play-off picture confirmed, whilst Avignon prop Pat Moran has joined London Broncos.

Wigan in talks to bring George Williams back to club, confirms Adrian Lam.

Newcastle Thunder launch audacious bid to sign George Williams.

Barrow reach out to next generation of fans with free season tickets.

St Helens hopeful off-contract Lachlan Coote will stay beyond this season.

What’s in the papers

George Griffin “over the moon” after Castleford trigger contract extension, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Rugby league’s academy controversy – insights from those affected and a glimmer of hope, reports the Mirror.

Huddersfield sextet set for Championship loan moves, reports Yorkshire Live.

Bevan French injury worse than first feared, reports Wigan Today.

Wakefield join hunt for Canberra Raiders and England star George Williams, reports The Yorkshire Post.

What’s on social

Danny Addy was our cover star for #WallpaperWednesdays feature this week.

Great work from Barrow Raiders…

This is a good watch.

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE NRL: Brisbane Broncos v Melbourne Storm – Watch NRL (10:55am)

LIVE SL: Salford v Warrington – Sky Sports Arena & Mix (7:45pm)

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 Great Britain international Paul Groves turns 56 today.

Also celebrating; former Fiji international Eloni Vunakece (34), France international Remy Marginet (32) and Samoa internationals Tim Lafai (30) and Marion Seve (26).

Trivia

Barrow Raiders have distributed 17,000 free season tickets to every child in south Cumbria for this season.


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