Rugby League Today: Denver debate, Duffy praises Briscoe, Hall linked with Hull KR

Drew Darbyshire

There are 11 new stories on site today.

What’s on site

England coach Wayne Bennett says rugby league needs to prioritise the international set-up for the sport to become a global product.

Our latest column is out now. ‘We need to take rugby league to Denver again and capitalise on potential growth’.

Warrington half-back Tyrone Roberts is returning to Australia at the end of the year but his destination might not be the Gold Coast. They are struggling to afford his wage demands.

Joe Greenwood will make his Wigan debut on Thursday, while three starting players are set to return for Leeds. The 19-man squads have been announced.

New Zealand players have finally left Denver after a lightning strike on a control tower caused their flight to be cancelled but Martin Taupau has been left angered.

Malta Rugby League have taken part in a level 1 coaching course held in Valletta as part of the Rugby League Federation training and education portal project.

Melbourne coach Craig Bellamy is unhappy that New Zealand star Nelson Asofa-Solomona has not returned from Denver yet.

Our latest ‘have your say’ feature is out now. Should England return to Denver next year?

Aaron Woods has agreed to a mid-season switch from Canterbury Bulldogs to Cronulla Sharks, penning a three-and-a-half-year deal.

Four Wigan Academy players have been included in Wales’ Under-16s training squad ahead of their clash with England in September.

What’s in the papers

Wigan coach Shaun Wane reveals one disappointment before switching codes, report Wigan Today.

Stefan Ratchford keen to return to USA with England, report Warrington Guardian.

Justin Holbrook: Luke Thompson reacting positively to England omission, report St Helens Star.

Minutes vital for Castleford’s James Clare as he looks to land big prize, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Summer loving gives Wakefield a blast says Tinirau Arona, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

John Duffy praises ‘phenomenal’ Featherstone winger Luke Briscoe, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Masi Matongo on benefits of break and ‘class’ Hull FC fans, report Hull Daily Mail.

No surprise that Ryan Hall is on Hull KR’s radar but winger will be hot property, report Hull Daily Mail.

What’s on social

The Wigan and St Helens rivalry!

Well worth the money.

James Graham met up with one of his heroes in Denver…

Great work from London!

What’s on TV/Radio

The latest ‘Sport at Six’ podcast by BBC Radio Manchester’s Jack Dearden and Trevor Hunt is available to download now.

The latest Rugby League show on Proper Sport is available to download now.

The latest Whippets and Flat Caps podcast is available to download now, presented by Jon Wilkin and Mark Flanagan.

The latest 5 Live Rugby League podcast is available to download now, presented by Dave Woods.

The latest Rugby League on talkSPORT 2 podcast is available to download now.

The Final Hooter podcast by Love Rugby League’s Dave Parkinson and Adrian Jackson is now available to download.