RL Today: Leeds injury update, ambitious Newcastle & McQueen on his future

Chris McQueen in action for Huddersfield

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Nathan Wilde relishing being part of Newcastle Thunder’s rise to the top.

Six again rule to be adopted in France from this weekend.

Throwback Thursday: When Sam Tomkins played for the Barbarians.

Wigan coach Adrian Lam on Oliver Gildart’s future amid NRL speculation.

Hull to scour transfer market after Scott Taylor injury blow.

What’s in the papers

Huddersfield’s Chris McQueen planning to stay in Super League next year, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Blow for Salford as Andy Ackers is sidelined with ankle injury, reports Manchester Evening News.

Agent discusses Callum McLelland’s Leeds future, reports Leeds Live.

Kristian Woolf Q&A: Challenge Cup, Morgan Knowles return, Agnatius Paasi’s offloads and concussion, reports St Helens Star.

Leeds issue injury update – here’s when their nine casualties are expected back on the field, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

Greece international Stefanos Bastas has joined League 1 side Coventry.

We can’t wait to see 6ft 8in Corentin Le Cam in Super League!

The new League 1 season gets underway this weekend!

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE NRL: Penrith Panthers v Cronulla Sharks (9am) – Watch NRL

LIVE NRL: Parramatta Eels v Sydney Roosters (10:55am) – Sky Sports Arena or Watch NRL

LIVE CC: Catalans v Warrington (6pm) – Sky Sports Mix

LIVE CHAMP: Sheffield v Batley (7:45pm) – Our League PPV

LIVE CC: St Helens v Huddersfield (8:15pm) – Sky Sports Mix

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

New Zealand legend Stacey Jones turns 45 today.

Also celebrating; France and Ottawa coach Laurent Frayssinous (44), former Crusaders and Hull KR hooker Lincoln Withers (40), Workington forward Conor Fitzsimmons (23), Spain international Romain Pallares (23) and Catalans back Arthur Mourgue (22).

Trivia

Gareth Widdop will make his 250th career appearance if he plays against Catalans tonight.

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