Rugby League Today: Field to Wigan, Hetherington backs changes & Toronto’s prospective new owner

A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.

What’s on site

Off the Record: Rugby League Rumours and Gossip #203.

The final Super League table in 2020 will be decided by Points Percentage, to cover for the possibility that all clubs may not be able to play the same number of games before the end of the regular season.

The new-look 2020 Super League table

Ben Jones-Bishop will make his first appearance of the season on Thursday when Wakefield face Hull FC.

Castleford coach Daryl Powell says his side have “got the right mentality” at the moment as they gear up to play two games in four days.

What’s in the papers

Why Jai Field’s Wigan move has taken a step closer, reports Wigan Today.

Toronto Wolfpack’s prospective new owner Carlo LiVolsi outlines vision for the club, reports the Mirror.

Carlo LiVolsi vows to make up for Toronto’s ‘disgusting’ and ‘dishonest’ actions, reports The Sun.

Leeds chief Gary Hetherington says win percentage as a ‘fair’ way of deciding Super League positions, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.

Kristian Woolf Q&A: Lewis Dodd’s wait, rotation, Jonny Lomax role, Regan Grace’s development and bench’s role, reports St Helens Star.

What’s on social

The Super League table has a new leader…

This is brilliant…

Wigan coach Adrian Lam is looking forward to playing in front of a crowd this Saturday when they face Catalans in Perpignan.

What’s on TV/Radio

NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (9:30am)

LIVE NRL: Wests Tigers v South Sydney Rabbitohs – Sky Sports Arena (10:55am)

Late Show with Matty Johns – Watch NRL (12:45pm)

LIVE SL: Hull FC v Wakefield Trinity – Sky Sports Main Event (6pm)

LIVE SL: Castleford Tigers v Warrington Wolves – Sky Sports Main Event (8:15pm)

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

Great Britain, England and St Helens legend James Graham turns 35 today.

Also celebrating; Canterbury Bulldogs winger Nick Meaney (23), Rochdale half-back Rob Fairclough (23) and former Leigh forward Matt Sarsfield (29).

Trivia

Bradford hold the record for most goals kicked in a Super League season, with the Bulls kicking 204 in 2001.

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