Rugby League Today: Betts pleased, Watson frustrated, Wilkin receives raps

We have several juicy stories for you today.

What’s on site

A late try from Aaron Heremaia clinched an important victory for Widnes against Salford last night. We have got all the details right here

Widnes coach Denis Betts said he was impressed by his sides resilience and determination in their vital win over Salford.

Salford coach Ian Watson was left ‘disappointed and frustrated’ with refereeing decisions following his sides defeat at Widnes.

New Zealand chairman Reon Edwards says they are working with NRL clubs to get the ‘best possible’ team on the pitch to face England in Denver in June.

We have got a brilliant throwback for you. The 20th anniversary of one of the most famous Challenge Cup upsets is soon approaching, with Sheffield shocking Wigan.

USA star Junior Vaivai will arrive at Hull KR ahead of the busy Easter schedule after receiving visa clearance.

What’s in the papers

Matthew Lodge facing NRL ace if he does not pay his victims, report The Guardian.

Cameron Smith says the referee crackdown on offside is making poor viewing for NRL fans, report The Guardian.

Ed Chamberlain is hoping the luck of the Irish keeps rubbing off on him and Widnes, claim the Daily Star.

Aaron Heremaia helped Widnes end a run of six successive defeats to Salford to climb up to fifth, report the Daily Star.

St Helens veteran Jon Wilkin has copped one of his more unusual bad raps – for trying too hard, report the Daily Star.

Ben Nakubuwai is following in the footsteps of a trailblazer but sometimes ignores him – his dad, suggest The Sun.

What’s on social

It may take a while to sink in, it may not…

Well done to those who predicted right last night! It was a close one.

Simply brilliant marketing from York City Knights, this.

What’s on TV/Radio

Live NRL: Canterbury Bankstown Bulldogs v Penrith Panthers – 6.30am, Sky Sports Arena

Live NRL: Wests Tigers v Brisbane Broncos – 8.45am, Sky Sports Arena

Live Betfred Super League: Leeds Rhinos v Castleford Tigers – 7.30pm, Sky Sports Action & Sky Sports Mix

Super League: Leeds Rhinos v Castleford Tigers Highlights – 2.00am, Sky Sports Arena

5 Live Rugby League – 7.00pm, 5 Live Sports Extra, presented by Dave Woods.

The latest ‘Sport at Six’ podcast by BBC Radio Manchester’s Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt is available to download now.

The latest League Express podcast is available to download now.

The latest Rugby League show on Proper Sport is available to download now.

The latest Whippets and Flat Caps podcast is available to download now, presented by Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League podcast is available to download now, presented by Dave Woods.

The latest Rugby League on talkSPORT 2 podcast is available to download now.

The Final Hooter podcast by Love Rugby League’s Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson is now available to download.

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