A wrap up of the latest news in rugby league.
What’s on site
RLWC2021 has announced a collaboration with IRL which will see both organisations working together on the broadcast production of matches at the tournament, in addition to the sale of broadcast rights across the world.
What’s in the papers
Laurent Frayssinous targets Super League after appointment at ambitious Ottawa Aces, reports the Mirror.
Wigan Athletic’ administration will not impact on Wigan Warriors’ use of DW Stadium, reports Wigan Today.
Leeds half-back Luke Gale says multi-game venues are the safe way forward, reports Yorkshire Evening Post.
England rugby league doctor Chris Brookes says it is the right time for the game to return, reports The Yorkshire Post.
Confirmed dates of returns to match action and training have lifted everyone at Warrington, reports Warrington Guardian.
What’s on social
Who am I?
👏 The answer to yesterday's 'Who am I?' was Chris Riley!
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What a game!
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Laurent Frayssinous has been appointed as head coach of Ottawa Aces.
— Ottawa Aces (@ottawaaces) July 2, 2020
What’s on TV/Radio
NRL Tonight – Watch NRL (7:30am)
LIVE NRL: Canberra Raiders v St George Illawarra Dragons (9am) – Sky Sports Arena
LIVE NRL: Parramatta Eels v North Queensland Cowboys (10:55am) – Sky Sports Arena
2005: Warrington Wolves v Leeds Rhinos (8pm) – Sky Sports Arena
Former Super League and NRL forward Keith Mason is this week’s guest on The Last Tackle. He talks about his switch to the NRL at 20 as well as his new rugby comic – Rugby Blood.
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.
Former Great Britain, England, Ireland, Wigan, Widnes and Barrow forward Mick Cassidy turns 47 today.
Also celebrating; Wigan hooker Sam Powell (28), St Helens forward Jack Ashworth (25) and Wests Tigers prop Alex Twal (24).
Papua New Guinea has held the Rugby League World Cup once – 2017.
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