A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Super League clubs alerted to the availability of NRL full-back ace Matt Dufty, reports Leeds Live.
Kristian Woolf: Lachlan Coote will have time to decide St Helens future, reports St Helens Star.
Steve Crossley furious over RFL’s decision to reject Bradford academy, reports The Telegraph & Argus.
Leeds keeping ‘close eye’ on George Williams after NRL club Canberra Raiders say England half-back has been released, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
Hull’s Brett Hodgson makes Josh Griffin claim as England approach World Cup, reports Hull Live.
What’s on social
A hat-trick for Warrington star Gareth Widdop on the weekend…
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) May 25, 2021
Jonny Lomax and Sam Tomkins lead the way at the top of the Steve Prescott Man of Steel leaderboard after seven rounds.
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) May 24, 2021
This is a lovely feature on York hooker Will Jubb.
WATCH: Despite losing his eye to cancer as a two year old, @will_jubb has gone on to be a rising star of Rugby League with @YorkKnightsRLFC. But he likes nothing more than getting away from the limelight with a spot of fishing with his dad – @ArifAhmedITV reports. pic.twitter.com/hcal8gM9h6
— ITV News Calendar (@itvcalendar) May 24, 2021
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.
Former St Helens and Widnes half-back Shane Cooper turns 59 today.
Also celebrating; South Sydney Rabbitohs legend Nathan Merritt (38), St Helens and Ireland prop Kyle Amor (33), Cronulla Sharks centre Will Chambers (33), Lebanon international Elias Sukkar (30) and Salford centre Dan Sarginson (28).
Josh Griffin scored his 100th career try in Hull’s win at Leeds on Sunday night.