Rugby League Today: Burgess injured, Holbrook happy, Greenwood future

Drew Darbyshire

Happy Friday! Start your day off right with rugby league today…

What’s on site

St Helens eased past Catalans to stay at the top of the Super League table last night. We have all the details from the Totally Wicked Stadium right here

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook admitted his sides performance was below par but is glad to pick up another two points following their win over Catalans.

Catalans coach Steve McNamara said his side missed a great opportunity to pick up two points at St Helens.

Toulouse forward Sam Rapira has been ruled out for three months with a bicep injury.

Our latest ‘stat attack’ feature is here. Widnes hooker Lloyd White missed more tackles than any other player and was also joint top in penalties conceded last week.

St Helens captain James Roby will remain at the club until at least the end of 2019 after the club exercised an option to extend his contract.

We have celebrated the legacy of Dean Bell by taking an in-depth look at his career. He is one of the modern-day greats…

Former Super League star Keith Mason returned to visit Wakefield Trinity Ladies team at a training session recently.

Wales Rugby League’s turnover dropped 10% in 2017/18 as they made a loss on their participation at the 2017 World Cup.

Wigan winger Joe Burgess has been ruled out for the rest of the season with an anterior cruciate ligament injury.

Joe Greenwood has been given the green light to look at options elsewhere by Gold Coast Titans. Will he return to Super League?

What’s in the papers

Steve McNamara hails chairman support as he looks to rebuild broken Catalans Dragons, report the Mirror.

St Helens star Mark Percival believes Ben Barba is his best team-mate ever, report The Sun.

Zeb Taia having new lease of life at Saints this year, report St Helens Star.

Tom Johnstone determined to make most of second chance with Wakefield Trinity, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Fit-again Nathaniel Peteru eyes first team recall after successful Rovers return, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Banned Hardaker would be ‘foolish’ not to learn from his mistakes, says Castleford assistant coach Ryan Sheridan in the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Lee Radford drops Albert Kelly Hull FC done deal hint, report Hull Daily Mail.

What’s on social

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What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Try Time – 1pm, Sky Sports Arena

LIVE SL: Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves – 7:30pm, Sky Sports Arena

SL: Leeds Rhinos v Warrington Wolves Highlights – 1am, Sky Sports Arena

5 Live Rugby League – 7pm, 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 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.