A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Shaun Wane hits back at Hull FC chairman Adam Pearson over mid-season England clash, reports the Mirror.
Wakefield injury latest with update on Mason Lino, Max Jowitt and David Fifita, reports Yorkshire Live.
Alex Walmsley hungry for even more success at St Helens, reports St Helens Star.
Australian World Cup winner Tim Sheens to coach the Combined Nations All Stars, reports Hull Live.
Shaun Wane’s disappointment Super League games take place on international weekend, reports Wigan Today.
What’s on social
What an offload from Dom Young. Wow.
How about this from Dom Young in NSW Cup on the weekend. Every time I’ve seen him play he’s done something eye catching. pic.twitter.com/tL9Ec9mrb8
— Nick Campton (@campo37) March 16, 2021
Gavin Henson will wear the number six at West Wales Raiders this season.
☠️It’s game day week so no better time to announce this years squad numbers.
Today we will begin with numbers 1️⃣-6️⃣.
— West Wales Raiders (@WWRaidersRL) March 16, 2021
Chris Hill’s testimonial match against Leigh has been put back a day to Friday night.
🚨 𝗙𝗶𝘅𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲 𝘂𝗽𝗱𝗮𝘁𝗲 🚨@Chrishilly1987's Testimonial game against Leigh will now be played this Friday 19 March, 5.30pm, at the HJ.
Opponents Leigh have experienced significant player availability issues and a request to push the game back to Friday has been granted. pic.twitter.com/agMxoghkXZ
— Warrington Wolves (@WarringtonRLFC) March 16, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
NRL 360 – Fox League (7:30am)
Face-2-Face with Matty Johns – Fox League (8:30am)
NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Arena (7pm)
Games from the French Elite Championship are being streamed live every weekend.
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 England and Wakefield half-back Jamie Rooney turns 41 today.
Also celebrating; Workington half-back Carl Forber (36), Salford centre Krisnan Inu (34), ex-Widnes winger Patrick Ah Van (33), Wakefield prop Adam Tangata (30), Gold Coast Titans half-back Ash Taylor (26) and St Helens utility Jack Welsby (20).
Shaun Wane will take charge of his first match as England boss when they take on the Combined Nations All Stars at Warrington on June 25.