Rugby League Today: Castleford target Folau, Percival out for several months & injury frustrations

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Wigan bounced back from defeat at Castleford with a 32-10 victory over winless Toronto on Thursday night.

Wigan captain Sean O’Loughlin was taken to hospital after suffering an eye injury in their win over Toronto.

Toronto might not have enough players to field a full squad against Warrington next week.

Here are three talking points from Wigan’s win over Toronto in round three of the season.

St Helens have announced that Mark Percival has signed a new five-year deal with the club.

What’s in the papers

St Helens centre Mark Percival ruled out for several months with shoulder injury, report St Helens Star.

Veteran prop Adam Cuthbertson insists Leeds’ pack is good – and big – enoguh to make an impact in Super League this year, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Leeds hooker Brad Dwyer aims to get one over mentor and Hull KR chief Tony Smith, report The Yorkshire Post.

Warrington forward Matt Davis has lifted the lid on his injury frustrations, report Warrington Guardian.

Castleford coach Daryl Powell says his side are ready to see if Israel Folau is “still any good” at rugby league, report The Yorkshire Post.

What’s on social

Congratulations to Sonny Bill Williams and his partner!

Gadwin Springer will have a headache this morning.

Fijian forward Viliame Kikau with a great 70-metre effort…

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE: NRL Nines – Sky Sports Arena (7:30am-12:20pm)

LIVE: Salford v Huddersfield – Sky Sports Arena (7:45pm)

League 1 club chairman Andy Mazey on funding, player pool & community links. The third episode of The Last Tackle is out now.

Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Warrington centre Anthony Gelling.

Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is back, featuring St Helens prop Kyle Amor.

Betfred have launched a magazine show called The Last Tackle on YouTube, hosted by Mark Pearson.

Tanya Arnold hosts the first Super League Show of 2020.

Podcast: The Final Hooter 2020 #2 – Super League season launch.

The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.

The latest Total Rugby League Show is available to download now, hosted by Ben Hughes.

The In Touch Show is out now by Betfred.

Birthdays

Toronto’s director of rugby Brian Noble turns 59 today.

Also celebrating; ex-Salford prop Lee Jewitt (33), Toulouse forward Paterika Vaivai (28) and former New Zealand international Vincent Anderson (41).

Trivia

St Helens have won the most consecutive League Leaders’ Shield titles (2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008).

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