RL Today: Smith’s praise for Inglis, Austin future latest & Wakefield injury update

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Wigan 16-14 Hull: Warriors maintain winning start to the season.

Boston Thirteens appoint former Wales captain Peter Lupton as player-coach.

“Greg will be in the 17” – Steve Price confirms Greg Inglis will make his Warrington debut this weekend.

Super League 2021: Round Five squad news.

London Broncos youngster eyeing World Cup with Jamaica.

What’s in the papers

Blake Austin made available to Super League clubs with Warrington future looking uncertain, reports Manchester Evening News.

Hull’s Andre Savelio “upset” after claiming racist remark made in clash with Wigan, reports The Yorkshire Post.

“One of best I’ve ever seen” – Hull KR coach Tony Smith on Greg Inglis ahead of comeback, reports Hull Live.

Ryan Hampshire facing six weeks out with fractured jaw but key trio to return against Leeds, reports Wakefield Express.

Super League chairman Ken Davy on possibility of live games on BBC, reports St Helens Star.

What’s on social

Our latest graphic…

Former Papua New Guinea international Menzie Yere has signed for Sheffield Hawks!

Another man of the match performance from Jackson Hastings last night!

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE NRL: Melbourne Storm v Cronulla Sharks (9am) – Watch NRL

LIVE NRL: Brisbane Broncos v Gold Coast Titans (10:55am) – Sky Sports Arena & Mix or Watch NRL

LIVE SL: Leigh v St Helens (6pm) – Our League (ST holders only)

LIVE SL: Wakefield v Catalans (6pm) – Our League (ST holders only)

LIVE SL: Salford v Castleford (7:45pm) – Sky Sports Arena

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 New Zealand, Samoa, North Queensland Cowboys and Huddersfield hooker David Faiumu turns 38 today.

Also celebrating; Swinton forward Billy Brickhill (24), York half-back Morgan Smith (23) and Warrington back Josh Thewlis (19).

Trivia

Catalans forward Joel Tomkins will make his 300th career appearance if he plays against Wakefield tonight.

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