Rugby League Today: Brown retires, Castleford sign Watts, surprising stats

We have got a lot of content coming your way today.

What’s on site

Castleford Tigers have confirmed the signing of Liam Watts from Hull FC on a three-year deal with immediate effect.

England half-back Kevin Brown has announced his retirement from international rugby league with immediate effect.

Our latest ‘off the record’ feature has arrived. A surprise club were in for Liam Watts while there are a couple of rumours surrounding Salford Red Devils at the minute.

Louie McCarthy Scarsbrook has penned a new deal with St Helens while Masi Matongo has signed a contract extension with Hull FC.

Castleford Tigers star Oliver Holmes has been handed a one-match suspension.

Our feature ‘stat attack’ makes for interesting reading. We bet you can’t guess which England star made the most errors last week.

What’s in the papers

Gary Carter has done his latest ‘set of six’ feature for The Sun. Centre points and woman’s touch were among things spotted by SunSport.

Salford Red Devils chief Andrew Rosler has admitted he understands fans’ fears for the future of the club, report the Daily Star.

Sam Tomkins still hopes to return to the England side despite not being named in the elite training squad, according to Wigan Today.

Jon Wells is excited by the challenge of building up Castleford Tigers, report The Yorkshire Post.

Rick Stone wants a big improvement from Huddersfield Giants against Hull KR, claim Huddersfield Examiner.

What’s on social

What a throwback and what a finish!

Another heart-warming moment. Great work from Wigan!

Our latest ‘six tackles’ feature is a must read! Ireland has produced some great talent over the years…

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Fulltime – 6.30am, Sky Sports Arena, presented by Bill Arthur.

NRL Try Time – 7.00am, Sky Sports Arena

Live NRL: Cronulla Sharks v St George Illawarra Dragons – 8.00am, Sky Sports Arena

Super League Golden Point – 7.00pm, Sky Sports Arena

Live Betfred Super League: Huddersfield Giants v Hull Kingston Rovers – 7.30pm, Sky Sports Arena

Betfred Super League: Huddersfield Giants v Hull Kingston Rovers Highlights – 11.30pm, Sky Sports Action

5 Live Rugby League – 7.00pm, 5 Live Sports Extra, commentary from 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.

About Drew Darbyshire 8352 Articles
Love Rugby League Deputy Editor. Joined the site ahead of the 2017 World Cup and been a full-time reporter since 2018.

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