A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Six-match ban for Catalans hooker Michael McIlorum following Super League play-offs win over Leeds, reports The Yorkshire Post.
Sam Powell will miss Wigan’s semi-final with Hull FC, reports Wigan Today.
Brian McDermott ashamed to be part of Super League after turning back on Toronto Wolfpack, reports the Daily Star.
Leeds prospect Muizz Mustapha signs new deal with Rhinos – but joins Hull KR on season-long loan, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
What’s on social
Leigh have signed Wigan youngster Craig Mullen on a permanent deal.
🔴⚪️ 𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗦𝗜𝗚𝗡𝗜𝗡𝗚
— Leigh Centurions (@LeighCenturions) November 17, 2020
Halifax have signed Hull FC half-back Liam Harris.
💥𝙒𝙀𝙇𝘾𝙊𝙈𝙀 𝙇𝙄𝘼𝙈 💥
✍🏼 | #𝙃𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙛𝙖𝙭𝙍𝙇𝙁𝘾 are delighted to announce the signing of half-back Liam Harris who joins the club from Super league side Hull FC on a one-year deal.
— Halifax Rugby League Club (@Halifax_RLFC) November 17, 2020
Hull KR coach Tony Smith is pleased with the loan signing of Leeds forward Muizz Mustapha.
👏 Thrilled to have the young man on board, Tony Smith talks what the future holds for Muizz Mustapha.. 👀
— Hull Kingston Rovers (@hullkrofficial) November 17, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
LIVE ORIGIN: Queensland v New South Wales (Sky Sports Arena – 9:15am)
Rugby AM – FreeSports (6pm)
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 international Mike Ford turns 55 today.
Also celebrating; ex-Wigan favourite Trent Barrett (43), Huddersfield centre Jake Wardle (22) and Australia international Nick Cotric (22).
The five-man shortlist for the 2020 Steve Prescott Man of Steel award has been revealed – Bevan French, Liam Farrell, Aidan Sezer, Lachlan Coote and Paul McShane.
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