A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Leeds’ Emerald Headingley to host 2021 Women’s Super League Grand Final, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
Brad Takairangi injury setback disrupts Hull KR’s best laid plans, reports The Yorkshire Post.
St Helens’ Kristian Woolf and Salford’s Richard Marshall respect, reports St Helens Star.
What’s on social
It is good to see West Wales Raiders gained so much exposure following their Challenge Cup tie with Widnes.
☠️It’s been a busy couple of weeks here down in West Wales & it seems the interest is continuing to grow.
👏🏻Thank you all for the support so far during our short history.
💚TEULU RAIDERS💚 pic.twitter.com/4DfOwiPKWW
— West Wales Raiders (@WWRaidersRL) March 23, 2021
Make sure you give our interview with French Federation president Luc Lacoste a read if you haven’t done so already!
Really liked the idea of only paying 60-65% of wages on players; forces clubs to invest in other areas of the club which can only be good for long-term growth.https://t.co/eRFG9DN9FV
— James Gordon (@jdgsport) March 23, 2021
Free rugby league. What more could you want?
This is how the weekend looks. 😍
It’s live. It’s FREE. And we’re pumped. pic.twitter.com/f1Uk1NMsjr
— The Sportsman (@TheSportsman) March 23, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
Rugby League Takeover – Sky Sports Arena (All day Mon-Fri)
NRL 360 – Sky Sports Arena (5pm)
NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Arena (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.
Australia, Queensland and Brisbane Broncos legend Darren Lockyer turns 44 today.
Also celebrating; former France international Frederic Banquet (45), ex-Bradford and Widnes prop Manase Manuokafoa (36) and Swinton winger Sam Grant (22).
Australia have won the most World Cups, with 11 to their name.