Rugby League Today: Gale injured, Pomeroy returns, Minichiello future

Drew Darbyshire

Photo courtesy of Richard Long

Round 14 of Super League gets underway tonight! But first, check out the latest stories.

What’s on site

Castleford star Luke Gale has been sidelined for three months after fracturing his knee cap.

Warrington have re-signed veteran centre Ben Pomeroy with immediate effect for the rest of the season.

West Wales Raiders have released head coach Jon Ellis with immediate effect following their record-breaking defeat at York.

Gary Fawcett has given notice that he is to step down as the chairman of Keighley Cougars later this month.

Hull Kingston Rovers have signed promising hooker Aaron Smith on a one-month loan deal from St Helens.

The 19-man squads have been announced for the Super League games on Friday, including Wigan v Salford, Leeds v Warrington and Huddersfield v Widnes.

Check out team of the week from round 13 of Super League.

What’s in the papers

Gary Carter’s ‘set of six’ feature for The Sun is back. He talks about horror injuries, England candidates and a Rock rising.

Tony Clubb has branded the reserves system as ‘criminal’, report Wigan Today.

Ben Pomeroy return thanks to French scouting mission, report Warrington Guardian.

There is a Q&A with St Helens coach Justin Holbrook in the St Helens Star. He talks about Jonny Lomax, Matty Lees, Ben Barba and Luke Douglas.

Leeds Rhinos prop Brad Singleton is wary of letting Warrington Wolves get their tails up, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Danny Grimshaw’s long-awaited Hunslet return marred by further injury, report Yorkshire Evening Post.

Mark Minichiello has a contract message for Hull FC, report Hull Daily Mail.

Kieren Moss hopeful Hull KR notice superb form with York City Knights for Super League recall, report Hull Daily Mail.

What’s on social

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England star Ben Currie had surgery on his ACL injury yesterday.

Headache incoming…

What’s on TV/Radio

Super League Show is available on BBC iPlayer, presented by Tanya Arnold.

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.