Rugby League Today: Catalans determined to finish season & Watts’ career outside of rugby

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Warrington legend Lee Briers is our latest guest on My Set of Six. He talks Phil Veivers, the DW Stadium and proving doubters wrong.

Toronto star Sonny Bill Williams talks diet, fasting and training in lockdown.

Kirklees Council is officially bidding to create a National Rugby League Museum in Huddersfield’s George Hotel, where the sport was born 125 years ago.

Super League clubs hope to resume their season in August and have set an ambitious target of playing in front of fans again as soon as October.

BARLA have offered support to community clubs during the coronavirus pandemic by inviting them to apply for a share of an initial £50,000 fund.

What’s in the papers

Steve McNamara insists Catalans will overcome logistical minefield to complete the Super League season, reports the Mirror.

Castleford’s Liam Watts uses time out to perfect estate agent career – and kicking, reports The Sun.

Sam Burgess says NRL restart is rugby league’s chance – and is up for England role, reports The Sun.

John Bateman urges rugby league bosses to consider England’s needs ahead of World Cup, reports the Daily Star.

Warrington’s shock signing of world superstar Greg Inglis took even the Wolves players by surprise, reports the Daily Star.

What’s the odds looking like

It’s not too early to be checking out the likes of sbobet sdhoc ahead of match action returning, in the future.

What’s on social

Jamie Soward is a big fan of John Bateman!

This is a brilliant watch.

Can you get all six?

 

What’s on TV/Radio

Former Super League and NRL forward Keith Mason is this week’s guest on The Last Tackle. He talks about his switch to the NRL at 20 as well as his new rugby comic – Rugby Blood.

Super League’s Out Of Your League podcast is back, featuring Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.

Sky Sports’ Golden Point podcast is available to download now.

Podcast: The Final Hooter #4 – featuring rugby league royalty Ellery Hanley.

The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.

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

Birthdays

Ireland and St Helens prop Kyle Amor turns 33 today.

Also celebrating; Salford centre Dan Sarginson (27), former Melbourne favourite Will Chambers (32) and ex-South Sydney full-back or winger Nathan Merritt (37).

Trivia

South Sydney hold the record for most Premiership titles in Australian Rugby League history, with 21 to their name.

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More on site

My Set of Six: with Warrington legend Lee Briers featuring Phil Veivers & proving doubters wrong

Top 13 players who never won the Dally M Medal

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