Rugby League Today: Burrow overwhelmed, Burrell prepared for RL challenge & Masoe hospitalised

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Can players still train while injured? Nutritionist Josh Adamson gives us detailed insight in the latest rugby league trainer, in partnership with Heaven ‘N’ Health.

Rob Burrow said he was overwhelmed and humbled after a sell-out crowd watched he and several fellow Leeds legends turn out for a final time for Jamie Jones-Buchanan’s testimonial against Bradford at Headingley.

How well do you know Leeds star Matt Prior? Test out your knowledge on the forward with our latest quiz.

Valencia Huracanes were beaten 102-14 by Featherstone in their historic first-ever game, but Rovers chief executive Davide Longo insists the Spanish club will be a success.

Warrington young gun Samy Kibula has revealed he’s lost 15kg over pre-season in the latest rugby league diet feature, in partnership with Heaven ‘N’ Health.

What’s in the papers

Luther Burrell has vowed not to remain a bit part player at Challenge Cup holders Warrington, report the Mirror.

Tears never far away as rugby league shows support to Rob Burrow, report The Guardian.

Leeds legend Rob Burrow was close to tears as he was pictured on the pitch with his young family before a fundraiser game on Sunday, report The Sun.

Tony Smith provides Hull KR injury latest as Mose Masoe taken to hospital, report Hull Live.

Castleford’s Jake Trueman targets England spot against Australia this autumn, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

What’s on social

What a wonderful picture…

A great player, but an even better bloke.

Jamie Jones-Buchanan: “I think it is probably the greatest moment of my career with the way that everyone has rallied around Rob.”

What’s on TV/Radio

Podcast: The Final Hooter International #2 – full-time report and analysis by Love Rugby League.

Episode 46: Love Rugby League Weekly, hosted by deputy editor Drew Darbyshire.

The latest Chasing Kangaroos – An International Rugby League podcast is available to download now.

The latest Howlin’ Hour podcast is available to download now. Toronto Wolfpack founder Eric Perez is a special guest on the show.

The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.


Gold Coast Titans coach Justin Holbrook turns 44 today.

Also celebrating: Wakefield legend Jason Demetriou (44), ex-Parramatta Eels and Wakefield playmaker Tim Smith (35) and Dewsbury centre Matty Fleming (24).


Brothers Luke and Toby Adamson have only ever played against each other once – Toby’s Dewsbury beat Luke’s Oldham 29-22 on September 17, 2017.

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