A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Update on Tommy Makinson, Morgan Knowles and Mark Percival – plus Saints selection hint, reports St Helens Star.
Brett Hodgson gives Hull injury update on Ligi Sao and Josh Reynolds, reports Hull Live.
“This is our time” – Ethan Havard backs Wigan’s new crop to usher in a new era, reports Manchester Evening News.
Four-match ban for Leeds star Zane Tetevano will stand after club opt not to appeal, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
What’s on social
We can’t wait for this!
🏴🇫🇯 INTERNATIONAL RUGBY LEAGUE COMING TO ROCHDALE!
🏟 Rochdale Hornets is thrilled to announce that the club will host England v Fiji at the Crown Oil Arena as part of its 150th anniversary celebrations.
— Rochdale Hornets (@RochdaleHornets) April 20, 2021
Rochdale has a rich history with Fiji, with the town hosting the second largest Fijian population in the UK outside of London.
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) April 20, 2021
Some great tries here…
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) April 20, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Arena (7pm)
The Coaching Manual – Sky Sports Arena (8pm)
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.
Australia, Fiji and Queensland legend Petero Civoniceva turns 45 today.
Also celebrating; former Widnes full-back David Peachey (47), former Great Britain prop Garreth Carvell (41), ex-Hull KR and Italy winger Josh Mantellato (34), Leigh and Ireland forward Tyrone McCarthy (32), former Fiji international Jason Bukuya (32), Wales international Dalton Grant (31), English twins Tom and George Burgess (29), France international Tony Maurel (28), York full-back Matty Marsh (26) and Hunslet’s Niall Walker (24).
Jamaica international Michael Lawrence made his 300th appearance for Huddersfield in their defeat to Hull KR last week.