A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Wigan head coach Adrian Lam is awaiting results on a new knee injury for winger Dom Manfredi, reports Manchester Evening News.
St Helens back-rower Joel Thompson is set to call time on his career, reports Wide World of Sports.
Lam has also admitted he could struggle to field a team against Wakefield this Thursday if they lose any more players to the mid-season international fixture, reports Wigan Today.
England were last night still waiting to learn which players will line up against them in Friday’s World Cup warm-up game, reports Yorkshire Post.
What’s on social
New club for the former England international.
👋 Morning, Hornets fans!
😅 No, it wasn't a dream. Rangi Chase has signed for the rest of the 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣1️⃣ season!
— Rochdale Hornets (@RochdaleHornets) June 22, 2021
An inspirational try from an inspirational young player.
A true Warrior.
Your dad would be so proud, Sam! ❤️ pic.twitter.com/AJZXsF26cw
— Wigan Warriors 🍒⚪️ (@WiganWarriorsRL) June 21, 2021
Leeds half-back Luke Gale celebrates his 33rd birthday today.
Also celebrating: Wigan’s Thomas Leuluai (36), former Scotland international Scott Logan (45) and former Great Britain star Gary Connolly (50).