RL Today: Wigan linked with Leigh prop, St Helens injury boost & Walker on recovery

Leeds full-back Jack Walker in action

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Joel Tomkins given four-match ban for punching.

Alphabet dream team: Best Super League XIII with names beginning with W.

Brits Down Under: Newcastle Knights duo return, Luke Thompson shines (again) & Ryan Sutton stakes World Cup claim.

Editor’s column: Does rugby league have a strategic disconnect with its stakeholders?

Mailbox: Rejected academies provided dual-reg and loan opportunities.

What’s in the papers

Kristian Woolf team news update: Tommy Makinson, Regan Grace, Agnatius Paasi and Mark Percival, reports St Helens Star.

Wigan plot second raid of Leigh with forward Nathan Mason on their radar, reports Manchester Evening News.

Hull close in on Huddersfield star Darnell McIntosh, reports Hull Live.

Leeds full-back Jack Walker sees light at end of injury tunnel, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Saints captain James Roby hungry for cup success, reports St Helens Reporter.

What’s on social

Our latest graphic is on Leigh star Junior Sa’u!

Some great efforts here…

Jayden Campbell, the son of Preston, is set to make his NRL debut for Gold Coast Titans this weekend!

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Arena (5pm)

The Coaching Manual – 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.

Birthdays

Former Great Britain international Andy Goodway turns 60 today.

Also celebrating; ex-Great Britain international Phil Cantillon (45), former Wales international Hefin O’Hare (42), ex-Salford forward Feleti Mateo (37), former Catalans, Salford and Hull KR half-back Todd Carney (35), Melbourne Storm half-back Ryley Jacks (29), Ireland international Will Hope (28) and South Sydney Rabbitohs centre Campbell Graham (22).

Trivia

Leigh centre Iain Thornley made his 100th Super League appearance in their defeat to Hull KR last weekend.


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