What’s on site
London are off the bottom of Super League after a gripping win over Hull KR on Thursday night – read the report.
England Knights should play against Cumbria, according to you lot in response to this week’s Have Your Say.
Regan Grace is the subject of this week’s expansionist blog, as he looks to represent Wales on the Great Britain tour later this year.
High-flying York have confirmed a deal for 2020 for prop Jack Teanby.
What’s on social
We cannot wait for this.
?? Which is your favourite Great Britain Rugby League shirt?
— Rugby Football League (@TheRFL) June 20, 2019
Good effort by Keighley…
Keighley have released a Cougar Pride shirt. ?️?
— Love Rugby League (@loverugbyleague) June 20, 2019
A million times this…
I was spending Sunday afternoons around the same time taking similar photos! pic.twitter.com/ido0HCX4it
— Steve Mack (@stevemack2017) June 19, 2019
Typical rugby league that we’re still not sure whether this will be on TV…
The Mate Ma'a Tonga mobile spotted in Manukau this morning – must be a rugby league test in town ??? pic.twitter.com/IhZpFjqYxT
— Ravinder Hunia (@RavMarie16) June 18, 2019
What’s in the papers
There’s no scope to expand Super League yet, writes Mike Critchley in his latest column for the St Helens Star, citing money as the main reason.
Harry Newman is confident of filling Kallum Watkins’ shoes at Leeds, reports the Yorkshire Post.
Leigh have a month on the road ahead, and will be hoping to add to their three away wins in the Championship this season, according to the Leigh Journal.
So good they named him twice – former Hull, Halifax, Leigh and Wales back-rower Robert Roberts is 41 today.
Also celebrating: ex-Australia and Queensland rep Michael Crocker (39); prolific Ian Mort (31); Samoa international Tyrone May (23).
What’s on TV/radio
10.30am – Live Women’s State of Origin: New South Wales v Queensland – Sky Sports Arena/Mix
7pm – Live Super League: St Helens v Leeds – Sky Sports Arena
London Broncos won just one game in their last season in Super League, back in 2014. They haven’t won more than 7 games in a Super League season since 2009.