Rugby League Today: Currie done ACL, Barba update, Wane and Betts reaction

Drew Darbyshire

We have plenty of stories to kickstart your Saturday!

What’s on site

Wigan came from 14 points behind to pull off a great comeback and win 32-24 at Widnes last night. We have all the details from the Halton Stadium right here

Wigan coach Shaun Wane said his side went back to playing simple but effective rugby to pull off a fine comeback at Widnes.

Widnes boss Denis Betts couldn’t fault his sides effort in their defeat to Wigan, but insisted that they need to learn how to see games out.

There are a number of exciting games taking place this weekend and we have picked out five big moments to look forward to.

Three former Leeds players, including Danny McGuire, return to Hull KR’s squad to face the Rhinos at Craven Park on Sunday.

St Helens star Ben Barba has been cleared of serious injury after being taken to hospital with a neck problem.

The RFL will not be party to any discussions regarding the potential sale of Wembley Stadium, but are relaxed about its future.

Warrington coach Steve Price has confirmed that Ben Currie will miss the rest of the season after suffering an ACL injury.

What’s in the papers

Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane gutted with Joe Burgess injury, report Wigan Today.

Josh Charnley scored his second hat-trick in as many weeks as Warrington recorded their seventh Super League win in a row at the expense of lowly Huddersfield Giants, report Warrington Guardian.

Warrington Wolves players and staff rallying around Ben Currie, report Warrington Guardian.

Leeds chief Gary Hetherington insists the Rhinos are planning for a marathon not a sprint, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Castleford grind it out to defeat Wakefield again, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Greg Richards says Leigh’s red-hot form has put the rest of the Championship on notice of what’s to come from the pre-season competition favourites, report Leigh Journal.

What’s on social

Last night’s Super League results were interesting…

It’s good to see Ben Currie staying positive after his setback!

The Warriors were in good mood last night…

A nice try from the Tigers!

What’s on TV/Radio

LIVE NRL: Gold Coast Titans v Cronulla Sharks – 8.25am, Sky Sports Arena

LIVE NRL: North Queensland Cowboys v Canberra Raiders – 10.30am, Sky Sports Arena

LIVE SL: Catalans Dragons v Hull FC – 4.55pm, Sky Sports Arena

Super League: Catalans Dragons v Hull FC Highlights – 10.00pm, Sky Sports Action

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