A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…
What’s on site
What’s in the papers
Why coach Chris Chester believes less means more for Wakefield in 2022. (The Yorkshire Post)
Leeds boss Richard Agar hopeful Mikolaj Oledzki could play again this year. (Yorkshire Evening Post)
St Helens boss Kristian Woolf targets centre and back-row recruits. (St Helens Star)
World Cup “came close to being cancelled”. (Wigan Today)
What’s on social
Aidan Sezer will represent his Turkish heritage by joining the coaching staff of the Turkey national team.
— T.R.L.A. (@TRL2016) August 4, 2021
A Six Nations competition… Could this work?
With the announcement there will be no RLWC until 2022, what are people’s thoughts on a 6 nations competition?
England, France, Scotland, Ireland, Wales & a Combined Nations team.
Play each other once or 2 groups of 3. Group winners play a final? Is it feasible, could it work?
— Andrew Henderson (@AHendo09) August 5, 2021
World Cup chief executive Jon Dutton and the rest of his team deserve a lot of praise for their work on delivering the biggest and best World Cup despite the postponement.
Thank you. pic.twitter.com/JJYW3E8Cd2
— Jon Dutton (@jon_dutton72) August 5, 2021
What’s on TV/Radio
LIVE NRL: Canberra Raiders v St George Illawarra Dragons (9am) – Sky Sports Mix or Watch NRL
LIVE NRL: Parramatta Eels v South Sydney Rabbitohs (11:05am) – Watch NRL
Great Britain and Wigan legend Billy Boston turns 87 today (August 6).
Also celebrating; Wigan and England centre Oliver Gildart (25) and ex-Hull KR utility Kieren Moss (28).
St Helens captain James Roby needs one appearance to move ahead of his former team-mate Leon Pryce into stand-alone fifth place in the last of Super League’s all-time leaders. The pair are currently tied on 432.