Rugby League Today: Catalans’ home games, Chester praises Brough & wage cut agreements

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

NRL Preview: Boyd Cordner returns, Cameron Munster is back & Kodi Nikorima boosts Warriors.

NRL talking points: Dane Gagai hat-trick, Matt Ikuvalu scores five & Charlie Staines scores four.

French round-up: Catalans fury, games on TV, Antoni Maria set for exit and Mickael Simon signs for Carcassonne.

Super League say they are concerned by the news it received regarding Toronto Wolfpack’s visa issues.

New RFL president Clare Balding is excited to take over from Tony Adams and wants to help grow the development of the women’s game.

What’s in the papers

Catalans Dragons set to wait until September to play matches in France, reports The Sun.

Jamaica and London Skolars coach Jermaine Coleman calls on rugby league to do more to support BAME players, reports The Guardian.

Wakefield coach Chris Chester says Danny Brough is one of the “fiercest competitors” in Super League, reports Wakefield Express.

Craig Hall hoping Toronto Wolfpack can play on and secure Super League future, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Ryan Brierley column: Hull KR’s wage cut agreements, changes to training and Toronto Wolfpack, reports Hull Live.

What’s on social

Who am I?

The World Cup schedule is being released on Tuesday.

The return of Super League is getting closer!

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (9:30am)

LIVE NRL: Sydney Roosters v Canberra Raiders (10:55am) – Sky Sports Arena

Late Show with Matty Johns – Watch NRL (12:45pm)

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.

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.


Former Australia, Queensland, Brisbane Broncos and St George Illawarra Dragons favourite Wendell Sailor turns 46 today.

Also celebrating; Hull FC winger Bureta Faraimo (30), New Zealand international Ken Maumalo (26) and Doncaster coach Richard Horne (38).


The first Rugby League World Cup took place in 1954, with the tournament then celebrating the 20th anniversary of France as a rugby league nation, and it featured four nations – Australia, New Zealand, France and Great Britain.

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