RL Today: Kelly’s winning NRL return, Price hails Widdop & the weekend’s results

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Leeds 12-18 Hull: Visitors hold out in bruising encounter at sodden Headingley.

Wakefield 28-12 Hull KR: Trinity off the mark in 2021.

Leigh 6-44 Huddersfield: Giants’ recent resurgence continues.

Championship round-up: Toulouse lead the way, Halifax nil Newcastle & Widnes bounce back.

League 1 round-up: Workington lead the way, Moimoi scores in Rochdale win & London Skolars off the mark.

Results round-up: Sunday 23 May.

What’s in the papers

Trinity won “playing the Wakefield way” says Chris Chester, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Brett Hodgson ecstatic with Hull’s astonishing defensive rearguard, reports Hull Live.

Richard Agar rues Leeds’ inability to convert pressure into points, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Steve Price hails Gareth Widdop as Super League’s current best half-back, reports Warrington Guardian.

“Wigan were courageous” – Adrian Lam reacts to Wigan win at Salford, reports Wigan Today.

What’s on social

It was a winning return to the NRL for Albert Kelly!

A great try this…

A brilliant cut-out pass from Jake Connor…

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – BBC One (11:10pm)

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.


Castleford assistant coach Ryan Sheridan turns 46 today.

Also celebrating; Sheffield legend Paul Broadbent (53), ex-Wales international Jordan James (41), former Australia and Italy international Anthony Minichiello (41), former Ireland winger Damien Blanch (38), Italy international Alec Susino (34), former Wakefield winger Mason Caton-Brown (28) and Hull hooker Jordan Johnstone (24).


Huddersfield hooker James Cunningham made his 150th career appearance in their win over Leigh on Sunday.

Subscribe to The Final Hooter on Apple Podcasts and get involved with the free-to-play Fantasy Rugby League 2021.

Rugby League Nostalgia is here! Get involved with Love Rugby League’s new group on Facebook to share all your rugby league nostalgia and celebrate the rich heritage of our sport.

About Drew Darbyshire 8032 Articles
Love Rugby League Deputy Editor. Joined the site ahead of the 2017 World Cup and been a full-time reporter since 2018.

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