A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
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.
Coventry Bears are pleased to announce the signing of Stafanos Bastas for the 2021 season.
— Coventry Bears (@CoventryBears) May 6, 2021
We can’t wait to see 6ft 8in Corentin Le Cam in Super League!
— Dragons Catalans (@DragonsOfficiel) May 6, 2021
The new League 1 season gets underway this weekend!
🤔 "Biggest regret…?"
🗣️ "Probably not having a go at Rugby League!"
— Rugby Football League (@TheRFL) May 6, 2021
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
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.
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).
Gareth Widdop will make his 250th career appearance if he plays against Catalans tonight.