A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
Our Brits Down Under feature from round two of the NRL season is out now – but it will be the last for a while after the NRL campaign was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Referee Ben Thaler is free to return to the game after being cleared by the Rugby Football League following an investigation.
This week’s paper talk is out now – 1895 Cup may be pulled, Hull in no rush for coach and PNG star returns home.
What’s in the papers
John Bateman opens up on coronavirus NRL fears after “catastrophic” warning, reports the Daily Star.
Phil Gould predicts the NRL won’t return until 2021, reports Wigan Today.
Watch: Luke Burgess storms brother Sam’s live interview wearing Borat-style mankini, reports Fox Sports.
What’s on social
Oliver Gildart has launched his own podcast.
Episode #1 – @LiamMarshall20 🎙🎧
Coming soon to the Podcast app. pic.twitter.com/EvOlC9yMBw
— OFFLOAD Podcast (@OFFLOAD_Podcast) March 23, 2020
Build your back-line…
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) March 23, 2020
Mitch Moses is a special talent.
— NRL (@NRL) March 22, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
NRL Tonight – Fox League (7am)
NRL 360 (Players Night) – Fox League (7:30am)
The Fan – Fox League (8:30am)
Former Super League and NRL forward Keith Mason is this week’s guest on The Last Tackle. He talks about his switch to the NRL at 20 as well as his new rugby comic – Rugby Blood.
Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.
Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is available to download now.
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.
Puig Aubert, one of the greatest French players of all-time, would have been 94-years-old today.
Also celebrating; Australia legend Darren Lockyer (43), ex-Tonga international Manase Manuokafoa (35) and former Sheffield half-back Pat Walker (34).
Wigan hold the record for biggest away win in Super League, having battered Hull KR 84-6 in 2013.
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