A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
Leeds made it a tough night for former coach Brian McDermott as they ran in 11 tries against Toronto to go top of Super League for the first time since 2015 when he was in charge of the Rhinos.
Rob Conlon has done a fantastic interview with Leeds prop Adam Cuthbertson. He talks creativity, Superman and being told to retire by Dave Furner.
The European Championships will require competing nations to name six homegrown players in their squad, and four on a match day.
Our expansionists blogs are back, and this week we give you an insight to rugby league in North America.
York have signed Huddersfield hooker Reiss Butterworth on a one-month loan.
What’s in the papers
Toronto coach Brian McDermott admitted his side’s 66-12 drubbing at Leeds was as bad as it gets, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
Leeds boss Richard Agar backs Super League new boys Toronto to avoid relegation, reports the Daily Mail.
Josh Charnley insists the Warrington squad remain a united group, reports Warrington Guardian.
St Helens coach Kristian Woolf has heaped praise on half-backs Theo Fages and Lewis Dodd, reports St Helens Star.
Josh Charnley says embarrassed Warrington ready to make amends against Castleford, reports the Mirror.
What’s on social
A great team try.
These Rhinos right now 🦏🔥
— Betfred Super League (@SuperLeague) March 5, 2020
Shaun Wane is a born winner.
A brand new series of wall to wall #RugbyLeague chat as the 2020 season picks up pace. @M_Shaw1 is joined by @MartynSadler from @leagueexpress & @Forty20magazine @scratchingshed2, with special guest England head coach Shaun Wane
Thurs on @FreeSports_TV
— RL Back Chat (@RLBackChat) March 4, 2020
Does James have a point?
Probably not the best time to announce that there are two more North American teams coming in to follow the path of Toronto…
Biggest learning has to be that if they're going to persist with it, should start in Super League or the salary cap should be scrapped.
— James Gordon (@jdgsport) March 5, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
LIVE: Warrington v Castleford – Sky Sports Arena (7:45pm)
Toronto Wolfpack ‘superfan’ Sandy Shipley is this week’s guest on The Last Tackle. She talks about following the Wolfpack’s Canadian rugby league dream.
Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Aidan Sezer.
Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is available to download now.
Betfred have launched a magazine show called The Last Tackle on YouTube, hosted by Mark Pearson.
Tanya Arnold hosts the Super League Show.
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.
The latest Total Rugby League Show is available to download now, hosted by Ben Hughes.
The In Touch Show is out now by Betfred.
The late Danny Jones would have turned 34 today.
Also celebrating; former Great Britain international Allan Bateman (55), ex-St Helens forward Adam Fogerty (51) and Salford forward Luke Yates (25).
Lesley Vainikolo holds the record for most tries in a Super League game, having scored six for Bradford against Hull FC back in 2005.
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