A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
Super League have confirmed Magic Weekend has been postponed – but they are still keen on the event taking place in 2020.
The Rugby Football League have confirmed that the 2020 Championship Summer Bash has been cancelled.
Our latest in depth feature looks at the career of Petero Civoniceva: Australia, Queensland and Fiji’s rugby league warhorse.
Warrington fan Matthew Baldwin is the latest guest on My Set of Six. He talks Matt King, the 2019 Challenge Cup final and the Totally Wicked Stadium.
What’s in the papers
Why Paul Wellens believes Shaun Wane wanted him on his England coaching staff, reports St Helens Star.
Chris Chester 100% behind ‘significant’ pay cuts at Wakefield, reports Wakefield Express.
How move to Castleford gave Liam Watts renewed lease of life, reports The Yorkshire Post.
What’s on social
A nice throwback for Widnes fans.
ON THIS DAY – April 22, 2003@WidnesRL produce a dominant performance in a 26-6 victory over Wakefield at Belle Vue to register their third win of the #SuperLeague season.@patcheson1 sealed the points for the visitors with this touchdown late on. pic.twitter.com/ATLkwdY6q3
— Sky Sports Rugby League (@SkySportsRL) April 22, 2020
— David fifita (@david_fifita_) April 21, 2020
It was just an administrative error, folks!
I think they’ve linked to the wrong Bateman profile! pic.twitter.com/RwwHzFDiAz
— Drew Darbyshire (@DrewDarbyshire) April 21, 2020
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.
The latest Forty20 LIVE podcast is out now.
The latest 5 Live Rugby League Podcast is out now, hosted by Dave Woods.
Warrington legend Joel Monaghan turns 38 today.
Also celebrating; ex-Bradford half-back Matt Orford (42), Parramatta hooker Reed Mahoney (22) and former Warrington utility Paul Noone (39).
Lee Briers holds the record for most drop goals in a Super League match, having kicked five for Warrington against Halifax in 2002.
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