Rugby League Today: Ellis has no regrets, Peacock inspired by Burrow & Tuimavave praised

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Castleford 16-29 Hull FC: Carlos Tuimavave helps Hull set up quarter-final date with Wigan.

Hull centre Carlos Tuimavave has pledged his future to the Super League club by signing a new four-year contract.

Warrington have terminated the contract of former England centre Luther Burrell, who is seeking a way back into rugby union.

Set of Six with Salford hooker Andy Ackers: His favourite and worst memories in rugby league.

Tyme Nikau follows in the footsteps of his father with York move.

What’s in the papers

Hull sink Castleford to progress but schedule takes its toll on players, reports The Guardian.

Gareth Ellis – No regrets at all on my decision to retire, reports The Yorkshire Post.

Tony Smith challenges Hull KR to find another level for Challenge Cup quarter-final, reports Hull Live.

Rob Burrow’s MND  battle is my inspiration going into ultra marathon challenge – Jamie Peacock, reports the Mirror.

Hull FC coach Andy Last full of praise for Challenge Cup hero Carlos Tuimavave, reports The Yorkshire Post.

What’s on social

This is good to see…

Hull have booked their places in the Challenge Cup quarter-finals.

A lovely flick pass from Peta Hiku…

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (9am)

NRL 360 – Watch NRL (9:30am)

Super League Show – BBC One (0:10am)

Podcast: The Final Hooter #9 – Two rounds of Super League, Hull, Salford and Andy Grundy.

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.

Birthdays

England coach Shaun Wane turns 56 today.

Also celebrating; Leeds forward James Donaldson (29) and former Great Britain internationals Denis Betts (51) and Stuart Fielden (41).

Trivia

Halifax and Warrington hold the record for most drop goals kicked in a Super League season, with Fax kicking 11 in 1999 and the Wolves scoring 11 in 2002.

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