What’s on site
St Helens winger Tommy Makinson could be facing eight or more weeks out of action after being charged with a Grade F Other Contrary Behaviour by the RFL disciplinary.
After round 14 of the 2020 NRL season we once again take a look at the performances of the league’s British contingent.
Wigan coach Adrian Lam has praised Rob Burrow as a “hero” following their clash against Leeds in the Super League.
Shaun Wane has said that coaching in the NRL is still something he is “desperate” to do.
What’s on social
Chris Lawrence has announced his retirement from the sport at the end of the current NRL season.
OFFICIAL — Wests Tigers Life Member @chrislawrence04 has today announced his retirement from the NRL.
A true club great. 🐯🐯🐯
— Wests Tigers (@WestsTigers) August 18, 2020
Shaun Johnson breaks silence on the biting incident in the NRL over the weekend:
Shaun Johnson has broken his silence on the Kevin Proctor incident
— Fox League (@FOXNRL) August 18, 2020
Looks like Vodafone could continue their sponsorship deal with the New Zealand Warriors…
— Telstra (@Telstra) August 18, 2020
Leroy Cudjoe returned to action over the weekend.
Mixed emotions from the weekend!
unbelievable to be back out the with the boys doing what I love, the effort from the boys was unreal, just gutted we didn’t get the win.
— Leroy Cudjoe (@Elroy_cudj) August 17, 2020
What’s in the papers
Bradford look unlikely to return to Odsal next year, reports Total Rugby League.
Gareth Ellis opens up about Hull FC’s ongoing Covid crisis, with Yorkshire Post.
Bodene Thompson told Yorkshire Evening Post that he cancelled his own day off following defeat against Wigan.
Wigan youngster Liam Byrne turns 21 today (August 18).
Former NRL and Super League back Jy Hitchcox celebrates his 31st birthday today (August 18).
Also celebrating: Penrith winger Brian To’o (22); Championship forward Tyler Dickinson (24); Scotland international Harvey Burnett (25).
What’s on TV/radio
The Super League show repeat is on this afternoon (August 18) at one o’clock.
Liam Farrell scored his 100th Wigan try against Leeds over the weekend.