RL Today: Woolf on Coote future, NRL star on Super League radar & Griffin for England?

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

George Williams set for Super League return after being granted Canberra release.

Greg Inglis ruled out for two months with hamstring injury.

Super League 2021: Round Eight squad news.

Josh Griffin is England’s best centre, says Brett Hodgson.

Keith Senior to tackle Three Peaks Challenge in support of Rob Burrow.

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…

Jonny Lomax and Sam Tomkins lead the way at the top of the Steve Prescott Man of Steel leaderboard after seven rounds.

This is a lovely feature on York hooker Will Jubb.

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 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).

Trivia

Josh Griffin scored his 100th career try in Hull’s win at Leeds on Sunday night.


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