Rugby League Today: Chase is back, overseas quota players revealed & State of Origin preview

James Gordon

What’s on site

Josh Charnley has signed a new deal at Warrington, committing him to the Wolves until the end of 2022.

Danny McGuire is getting ready to play his final game at Headingley as his Hull KR side prepare to visit Leeds in a relegation scrap on Friday.

In this week’s Have Your Say, we ask if Adrian Lam is the right choice for Wigan as coach.

Rangi Chase is set to make his return from a two-year drugs ban this weekend, for Doncaster against Whitehaven.

Cancel your late morning plans, it’s the State of Origin decider – New South Wales or Queensland?

You all just love to disagree with him, but check out James Messenger’s latest Super League Team of the Week.

What’s on social

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Danny McGuire speaks to BBC Radio Leeds ahead of his final visit to Headingley.

Classic. The way Canberra announced George Williams.

What’s in the papers

St Helens will leave it as late as possible before making a call on captain James Roby ahead of Friday’s visit of Wigan, reports the St Helens Star.

Jarrod Sammut has bravely spoken about the suicide of his brother Daniel in The Sun, ahead of this weekend’s Wellbeing Round in Super League.

In The Mirror, Luther Burrell had some positive things to say after making his rugby league debut for Warrington at London over the weekend.


Former New South Wales half Adam Reynolds will be hoping to have something more to celebrate today, his 29th birthday.

Also celebrating: Toulouse’s France international Paul Marcon (24); ex-St Helens and London winger Steve Hall (40).

What’s on TV/radio

10am – Live State of Origin: New South Wales v Queensland – Sky Sports Main Event/Arena

4pm – NRL Try Time – Sky Sports Arena

8pm – Rugby AM – FreeSports


Josh Charnley averages more than a try a game against Castleford (19 in 18), Huddersfield (18 in 17), London (12 in 9), Salford (13 in 12) and Widnes (23 in 13).