Rugby League Today: Catalans clinch shield, Warrington injury update & big praise for Tomkins

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league…

What’s on site

Leigh 6-44 Hull KR: Rovers boost play-off hopes with big win over Centurions.

Wigan 6-10 Warrington: George Williams scores try against former club as Wolves win.

Huddersfield 18-32 Wakefield: Trinity win again under Willie Poching.

Player banned for life after attacking referee.

Six potential candidates to be next Wigan head coach.

What’s in the papers

Steve Price gives Daryl Clark absence reason and update on injured trio. (Warrington Guardian)

Adrian Lam reveals “ridiculous” saga with RFL over team change. (Wigan Today)

Catalans Dragons storm past St Helens to take League Leaders’ Shield at Magic Weekend. (The Guardian)

Wakefield’s Willie Poching hails spirited Magic win. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Tony Smith picks out key Hull KR trait most pleasing in win over Leigh. (Hull Daily Mail)

What’s on social

Sam Tomkins has been incredible for Catalans this season.

There is a new name on the League Leaders’ Shield this year – Catalans Dragons.

Some try this.

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show – BBC One (11:30pm)

Birthdays

Wigan back Jai Field turns 24 today (September 6).

Also celebrating; Featherstone full-back Louis Sheriff (29), former Samoa international Young Tonumaipea (29), Workington forward Jake Moore (25) and former France international Laurent Carrasco (45).

Trivia

On Saturday, St Helens captain James Roby drew level with Jamie Peacock to go joint fourth place in the list of Super League’s all-time appearance leaders (438).

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